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Stephen Crane Conference Panels Archive

Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2013 in Boston

Friday May 24, 2013 2:10 –3:30

Session 11-G Stephen Crane I: Ethics, Gender, Violence (St George B 3rd Floor)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

1. “’The Monster’ and Medical Ethics: Dr. Trescott, the Doctors of Whilomville and the Hippocratic Oath,” Patrick K. Dooley, St. Bonaventure University

2. “Against Fathers, Literal and Literary: Religion, Realism, and the Problem of Violence in Maggie: A Girl of the Streets,” Adam H. Wood, Salisbury University

3. “’It Is Hard for a Man to Know What to Do': Staging Masculinity in Stephen Crane’s ‘The Monster,'” Scott Inniss, University of British Columbia

Friday May 24, 2013 3:40 –5:00 pm

Session 12-G Stephen Crane II: Open Topic (St George B 3rd Floor)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Benjamin F. Fisher, University of Mississippi

1. “Stephen Crane’s Reports from the West and Mexico: Examining the Edges of the Modern, Commercial World,” Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego

2. “Readings of The Red Badge of Courage in China,” Angkun Qi, NanChang Hangkong University

3. “Early Visual Media in Stephen Crane’s ‘The Blue Hotel’ and ‘The Five White Mice,’” Yair Solan, City University of New York

Session 13-O Business Meeting: Stephen Crane Society (North Star 7th Floor)

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Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2012 in San Francisco

Session 16-I Stephen Crane (Bay Level: Seacliff A)
Organized by the Stephen Crane Society Chair: Benjamin F. Fisher, University of Mississippi
1. “Individual and Crowd in Stephen Crane’s New York,” Peter J. Bellis, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2. “Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and the “Pathetic Fallacy”: Gender, Feeling, and Literary Naturalism,” Pip. Gordon, University of Mississippi

3. “Tomato Cans, Cholly Boys, and Studio Teas: Making and Re-Making the Artist in Stephen Crane’s The Third Violet,” Jennifer Leigh Moffitt, Florida State University

Session 17-G Stephen Crane (Bay Level: Seacliff A)
Organized by the Stephen Crane Society Chair: Benjamin F. Fisher, Emeritus, University of Mississippi
1. “Through the open doors curious eyes stared in”: Slumming Fantasies and the Fantasy of the Slum in the Work of Stephen Crane,” David Thomas Holmberg, University of Washington.

2. “The Red Badge of Courage and the Post-9/11 Generation,” Richard Fusco, St. Joseph’s University
Session 19-A
Business Meeting: Stephen Crane Society (Bay Level: Seacliff A)

Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2011 in Boston

Thursday, May 26, 2011 12:00 – 1:20 pm

Session 3-C ―Stephen Crane: Open Topics” (Marriott Dartmouth)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society, Session 1

Chair: Benjamin F. Fisher, University of Mississippi

1. “From the Heart: Print Design and the Person in The Black Riders and Other Lines,” Caroline Gelmi, Tufts University

2. :Stephen Crane: ‘The Open Boat’ and Zoroastrianism,” Deborah Ann Scaperoth, University of Tennessee

3. “Prospects for the Study of Stephen Crane,” Patrick Dooley, St. Bonaventure University

Friday, May 27, 2011

8:10 – 9:30 am

Session 7-B Innovative Ways for Teaching the Works of Stephen Crane: a Roundtable (Essex South)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Moderator: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & SU

Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego
James Nagel, University of Georgia
Dennis Eddings, Western Oregon University
John Clendenning, California SU Northridge
Donna Campbell, Washington State University

Friday, May 27, 2011

12:40 –2:00 pm

Session 10-M Business meeting: Stephen Crane Society (Helicon 7 th Floor)

Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2010 (San Francisco)

Saturday, May 29, 8-9:20 a.m.
Session 15-F Stephen Crane and American Literary History 
(Seacliff D)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

  1. “‘He was like a little dog’: Reading ‘The Monster’ with Toni Morrison,” Thomas Morgan, University of Dayton
  2. “Stephen Crane and Walt Whitman: Regarding the Wounded and the Dead in the Church Surgery,” Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego
  3. “The Red Badge of Courage and the Dawning of American Modernism,” Damon Barta, University of British Columbia

Saturday, May 29, 9:30-10:50 a.m.
Session 16-I Revisiting Stephen Crane’s Maggie, A Girl of the Streets (Seacliff D)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: John Dudley, University of South Dakota

  1. “How the Other Half Speaks: Crane’s Inversion of Local Color Conventions in Maggie,” Philip Leigh, University of Texas, Austin
  2. “Blossoming in a Mud Puddle: Juvenile Delinquency, Gender and Race in Stephen Crane’s Maggie, A Girl of the Streets,” H. Julie Kae, University of Washington
  3. “Learning to Consume, Learning to Sell: Entering the Economic Marketplace of Maggie,” Laine Perez, University of Texas, Austin

Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2009 (Boston)Session 3-H Stephen Crane I: Crane’s Life and Influence

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: John Dudley, University of South Dakota

1. “Crane and H.E. Bates,” George Monteiro, Brown University

2. “Crane’s Enthusiasms,” Lindsay V. Reckson, Princeton University

3. “ New Evidence in Crane Biography,” Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

Session 4-L Business Meeting: Stephen Crane Society

Session 5-C Stephen Crane II: Reconsiderations of Race in Crane’s Fiction

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Patrick Dooley, St. Bonaventure University

1. “Indians in the Margins?: The Intercultural Material of Stephen Crane,” Angie Calcaterra, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. “A Question of Race in Stephen Crane’s ‘A Dark Brown Dog,’” Stacy Kastner, St. Bonaventure University

3. “The Development of Stephen Crane’s Critique of Racism in the Whilomville Tales,” Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego

Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2008 (San Francisco)

Thursday, May 22, 2008
3:00-4:20 p.m.

Session 5-D Teaching Stephen Crane’s “The Monster”: A Roundtable Discussion (Pacific F)

Moderator: Patrick K. Dooley, St. Bonaventure University

Participants:

  1. Bert Bender, Arizona State University
  2. Donna Campbell, Washington State University
  3. John Dudley, University of South Dakota
  4. James Nagel, University of Georgia
  5. Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas, San Antonio

Session 6-L
4:30-5:50 p.m. Stephen Crane Society Business Meeting

Friday, May 23, 2008
8:00-9:20 a.m.

Session 7-D Stephen Crane: Exploring the Ethnic Landscape in the 1890s

Chair: Robert M. Dowling, Central Connecticut State University

  1. “Irish Americans in Stephen Crane’s Writings,” Donald Vanouse, State University of New York, Oswego
  2. “The New York City Topography of Maggie and George’s Mother, “Stanley Wertheim, New York City

Stephen Crane Panels at ALA 2007 (Boston)

Thursday, May 24, 2007

8:30 – 9:50 am

Session 1-B Stephen Crane, Journalist and War Novelist

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

1. “Honest Reporters and Crooked Newspapers: Crane’s Mission of Personal Honesty,” Erica Geller, SUNY, Oswego
2. “Crane’s War-Machine and the ‘Temporary but Sublime Absence of Selfishness’,” Nicholas Gaskill, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
3. “Histories of ‘War Writing’: The Origins of Crane’s ‘Modern War Novel’ in the Victorian Battle Piece,” Corinne Blackmer, Southern Connecticut State University

Friday, May 25, 2007

9:30 – 10:50 am

Session 9-A Stephen Crane, Crane and Creating (and Disturbing) Communities

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Patrick K. Dooley, St. Bonaventure University

1. “‘We are all in it,’ Crane’s American Community,” Bruce Plourde, Temple University
2. “The Theme of Misreading in ‘The Monster’,” Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech
3. “The Horizons of the Rich in the Writings of Crane,” Donald Vanouse, SUNY, Oswego

Friday, May 25, 2007

11:00 – 12:20 pm

Session 10-K Business Meeting: Stephen Crane Society

Stephen Crane Session at ALA 2006

Thursday, May 25, 2006

2:30pm – 3:50pm

Session 5-E The Fiction of Stephen Crane (Pacific Concourse E)

Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Don Vanouse, State University of New York, Oswego

1. “Henry Johnson’s Cakewalk: The Performance of Race in Crane’s ‘The Monster’,” John Dudley, University of South Dakota

2. “‘The Monster’: A Facelsss Voice of Terror,” Mary Grace Zaccaria, St. John’s University

3. “Stephen Crane and Methodism’s ‘Connectionalism’,” Jamin Rowan, Boston College

Stephen Crane Sessions at ALA 2005 (Boston)Session 3-G Stephen Crane’s Inter-Related Stories

Chair:      James Nagel, University of Georgia

1.      “Stephen Crane’s Search for Self in the Whilomville Stories,” Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech
2.      “The Thematic Unity of ‘The Little Regiment’,” John Clendenning, Cal State Northridge
3.      “Crane’s Bowery Tales and the Case for ‘George’s Mother’,” Robert M. Dowling, Central Connecticut State University

Session 7-G Stephen Crane’s Fiction: New Explorations

Chair: John Clendenning, Cal State Northridge

1.      “The Impressionist Self in Two Short Works of Stephen Crane,” Todd W. Nothstein, State University at Buffalo
2.      “The Answer to the Question: Stephen Crane as Philosopher-Historian,” Zoe Trodd, Harvard University
3.      “‘The Very Picture of a Soldier: Psychological Realism vs. Gilt Edge History,” Steve Chiolis, Las Positas College

San Francisco (ALA; May 2004)

Session 10-B Stephen Crane I
Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: John Dudley, University of South Dakota

1. “A Re-Examination of the Sources of “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky,” Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

2. “Strenuous Stories: The Wilderness Tales of Stephen Crane and Theodore Roosevelt,” Matthew Evertson, Chadron State College

3. “Arcane Subjects/Urbane Tones: Stephen Crane’s Sullivan County Sketches,” John Fagg, University of Nottingham
Audio/Visual Needs:   Overhead Projector

Session 15-F Stephen Crane II
Organized by the Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego

1. “From Poe’s “Red Death” to Crane’s Red Badge: Influences/Affinities,”
Benjamin F. Fisher, University of Mississippi

2. “An Experiment in Doggishness: Stephen Crane’s ‘A Dark-Brown Dog,'”
Mark Feldman, University of California, Berkeley

3. “Theorizing War: Stephen Crane’s War Poems,” Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego

Stephen Crane from the University of Virginia Text Center

ALA 2003

Session IV: Thursday, May 22, 11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
D. BUSINESS MEETING: Stephen Crane Society, Aquarium

Session V: Thursday, May 22, 12:30-1:50 p.m.

H. CRANE AND WOMEN, Ballroom B 
Chair: Don Vanouse, State University of New York, College at Oswego and the Stephen Crane Society

1. “The Influence of Agnes Crane on the Artistic Vision of Her Brother Stephen Crane,” Kathy Hilt, Independent Scholar
2. “‘Bohemian Resorts’ and the Power of Women in Crane’s The Third Violet and Howells’s The Coast of Bohemia,” Donna M.Campbell, Gonzaga University
3. “Searching for Identity in The Red Badge of Courage : Henry Fleming’s Battle with Gender,” Kristin Sanner, Binghamton University

Session XVIII Friday, May 23, 3:30-4:50 p.m.

I. FROM PRAIRIE TO BIG CITY: THE MIND OF THE YOUNG HAMLIN GARLAND, Ballroom B 
Chair: John Ahouse, University of Southern California and the Hamlin Garland Society
3. “A Re-Examination of the Relationship between Hamlin Garland and Stephen Crane,” Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

Session XXVI Saturday, May 24, 12:30 – 1:50 p.m.

J. SCHOLARLY SEMINAR ON STEPHEN CRANE’S THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE, Executive Boardroom 203
Facilitator: George Monteiro, Brown University
Seminar limited to 15 participants. Please sign up at the registration table upon check in.

Session XXVIII Saturday, May 24, 3:30 – 4:50 p.m.

E. STEPHEN CRANE, Thomas Paine A 
Chair: Donald Pizer, Tulane University and the Stephen Crane Society

1. “The Electric Effacement of Henry Johnson: Electricity, Urbanization, and Race in Stephen Crane’s The Monster ,” Jon Naito, University of California, Los Angeles
2. “‘After All, Heroes Were Not Much': Stephen Crane’s ‘A Mystery of Heroism’ as a Gloss on The Red Badge of Courage ,” Michael W. Schaefer, University of Central Arkansas
3. “‘Feeling Without a Face': Sympathy and Ethics in Stephen Crane’s The Monster ,” Molly Hiro, University of California, Los Angeles

ALA 2002

The Stephen Crane Society sponsored two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Long Beach, California, on May 30-June 2.

Thursday, May 30, 8:00-8:50 a.m., Pool Patio 
Business Meeting of the Stephen Crane Society

Session XVI: Friday, May 31, 5:00-6:20 p.m.

B.    NEW PERSPECTIVES ON STEPHEN CRANE, Regency D

Chair: Donna M. Campbell, Gonzaga University and the Stephen Crane Society

1   “A Re-examination of the Relationship between Hamlin Garland and Stephen Crane,” Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

2. “‘The Chaos of his Brain': Evolutionary Psychology in The Red Badge of Courage ,” Bert Bender, Arizona State University

3. “War in the Dark: Crane and Fate in a Pennsylvania Coal Mine,” John McInerney, University of Scranton

Session XVIII: Saturday, June 1, 8:30-9:50 a.m.

C. STEPHEN CRANE: SOUTH OF THE BORDER, Regency E
Chair: Donald Pizer, Tulane University, and the Stephen Crane Society

1.”Crane’s Dispatches from Cuba: The Dynamics of Race, Class, and Professionalism in ‘The Correspondents’ War,'” John Dudley, Southern Arkansas University

2.”Stephen Crane’s Sociological Savvy: An Examination of his Mexican Travel  Dispatches and Tales of the Mexican Border,” Patrick K. Dooley, St. Bonaventure  University

3. “Stephen Crane in Cuba: From Jingoism to Criticism,” Donald Vanouse, State University of New York at Oswego

ALA 2001
23-27 May 2001, Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Session XXII: Saturday, May 26, 2001, 11:30-12:20 p.m. 
H.Business Meeting: Stephen Crane Society, Riverside

Session XXVI: Saturday, May 26, 2001, 5:00-6:20 p.m.

A.CRANE AND HISTORY, William Dawes A
Chair: Donna Campbell, Gonzaga University and the Stephen Crane Society

1.”Penetrating ‘A Mulberry Street Carouse': Imperialism and Urban Immigrants in the 1890s,” Shannon Smith, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2.”A Culture of Contradictions: Stephen Crane’s Maggie and the Ideology of Victorian Respectability,” Robert M. Dowling, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
3.”Henry Fleming as Text in The Red Badge of Courage,” Brady Earnhart, James Madison University

Session XXVIII: Sunday, May 27, 2001, 9:30-10:50 a.m. 
C.SOCIAL DIMENSIONS IN CRANE’S FICTION, Crispus Attucks

Chair: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech and the Stephen Crane Society

1.”Crane and the Other,” Donald Vanouse, SUNY Oswego
2.”Crane Before and After 1897,” John Clendenning, California State University, Northridge

Respondent: Paul Sorrentino, Virginia Tech

Other sessions with papers on Crane:

Session VIII: Thursday, May 24, 2001, 5:00-6:20 p.m. 
E. THE USES OF VIOLENCE, John Adams Ballroom
“Mutilated Subjectivity: Race and Anatomical Loss in Richard Wright and Stephen Crane,” Laura L. Behling, Gustavus Adolphus College

Session XXIV: Saturday, May 26, 2001, 2:00-3:20 p.m. 
G.BLACK MINSTRELSY IN FILM AND LITERATURE, Thomas Paine A
3.”Gothic Minstrelsy in Crane’s The Monster ,” Joanna Cooper, Temple University

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