GSA Sessions at MLA 2007

GSA Sessions at MLA 2007

December 27, 2007

The George Sand Association will hold a business meeting during the upcoming MLA Convention. It will take place on 27 December, from 5 to 6pm, directly after the session on Friendship.

Please find below the two George Sand sessions that will be held at the 2007 MLA in Chicago.

“Poetics and Politics of Friendship in Sand’s work” December 27, 2007, 3:30-4:45 p.m. Sponsored by the George Sand Association Organized by Catherine Nesci

Panel 43. “Poetics and Politics of Friendship in Sand’s Work” Colorado, Sheraton Chicago, Chair: Marta Wilkinson, Wilmington College

Bettina Lerner:  “The Writer’s Companion: George Sand and Agricol Perdiguier.” Department of Foreign Languages & Literature, CUNY E-mail:

Catherine Masson: “Amitiés privées et exclusion publique. Cosima de George Sand” Department of French, Wellesley College E-mail:

Kathy A. Richman: “Caritas, Amitié, Eros: Qualities of Love in François le Champi.” Department of French and Italian, Stanford University E-mail:

Respondent:  Catherine Nesci: “L’Enseignement Fraternel: George Sand’s Ethics and Poetics of Friendship” Department of French and Italian, UC Santa Barbara E-mail:

“George Sand’s Literary Secrets” December 29, 2007at 7:15-8:30pm

Panel Sponsored by the George Sand Association Organized by Maryline Lukacher Chair:  Maryline Lukacher, Northern Illinois University Gilbert Chaitin:  “The Secret of Lorenzaccio’s Success: Art and Identity in Sand’s Conspiration en 1537” Indiana University, Bloomington E-mail: Laurence Schehr:  “Sand’s Armoire, or Gabriel(le)’s Farthingale” University of  Illinois, Urbana E-mail: Maryline Lukacher:  “Sphinx in (the) Sand: Secret Mediums” Northern Illinois University E-mail:

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