Friday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 9B, ACC
Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Women Writers as Public Intellectuals
Program arranged by the Doris Lessing Society. Presiding: Cornelius Collins, Fordham Univ., Bronx
1. “Looking Again at Spain: Rukeyser, Warner, Woolf,” Anne Elizabeth Fernald, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center
2. “Prisons We Choose to Live Inside: Doris Lessing Speaks Truth to Power,” Eleonora Rao, Univ. of Salerno
3. “Toni Morrison, Hannah Arendt, and the Collaborative Public Action of Fiction,” Frederick Coye Heard, Virginia Military Inst.
4. “Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Celebrity: Women, Race, and the Public Intellectual,” Erin Johns Speese, Duquesne Univ.
For abstracts, visit https://dorislessingsociety.wordpress.com/mla/current/ after 1 Nov.