4 Faculty Present at Conferences
November 14, 2012
Pictured left to right, Dr. Mark Hama, Dr. Terry Dalrymple, Dr. Mary Ellen Hartje, and Dr. Wallis Sanborn presented at regional conferences last week.
Dr. Hama presented a paper at the South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) conference in San Antonio on Darwinian sexual selection and D. H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover. The title of the paper: “Lady’s Choice: Female Sexual Selection in Lady Chatterley’s Lover.”
Dr. Dalrymple organized and chaired a panel titled “Story in Music, Music into Story” at the annual meeting of the Western Literature Association in Lubbock. His presentation provided an introduction of the same title, and then three other panel members talked about using music (lyrics) as inspiration for fiction and read excerpts from the stories they had written for Texas Soundtrack, a collection of stories edited by Dr. Dalrymple.
Dr. Hartje also presented at SCMLA in San Antonio as a member of the Literature and Politics panel; the title of her paper: “Secrets of War: Magic Realism in Tim O’Brien’s In the Lake of the Woods.”
Dr. Sanborn also presented at the Western Literature Association in Lubbock. His paper was titled “The Terrain and Weather as Enemy in Blood Meridian and Ceremony.”