Melville in Chicago | MLA 2014
Dear Melville Society Members and Guests:
Please plan to attend the Melville Society panel at MLA 2014 in Chicago on Friday, January 10, and the Melville Society dinner Friday evening. The information for both events is listed below.
Mary K. Bercaw Edwards, Executive Secretary
Joseph Fruscione, Associate Secretary for Programs & Conferences
The Melville Society
Melville and Matter | Friday, January 10 |3:30–4:45 p.m., Armitage, Chicago Marriott
Program arranged by The Melville Society
Presiding: Timothy W. Marr, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1. “Systems without Bodies: Moby-Dick’s ‘Ungraspable Phantom of Life,’” Alexander Erik Larsen, University of Notre Dame
2. “Melville’s Materialism: Is It in the Air?,” Meredith Farmer, Wake Forest University
3. “Denise Vulnerability: The Matter of Clarel’s Holy Land,” Amy R. Nestor, Georgetown Univeristy
Annual Melville Society Dinner
Friday, January 10, 7 p.m.
Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant
516 North Clark Street (near the corner of N. Clark St. and W. Grand Ave.)
Chicago, IL 60654
This year we will have a fixed-price Family Style Dinner, which includes two appetizers, two salads, two pastas, two entrees, and two desserts. The total price per person
(including tax and gratuity) is $60. per person.
For reservations or questions, please contact Joseph Fruscione
On the day of the event, please contact Mary K. Bercaw Edwards