GSA Sessions at MLA Philadelphia, 2006

GSA Sessions at MLA Philadelphia, 2006

December 29, 2006

The George Sand Association will hold a business meeting during the upcoming MLA Convention in Philadelphia on Friday, December 29th. The gathering will take place from 7:30am to 8:30am before the session on Sand from 8:30 am to 9:45am. Executive Committee member Maryline Lukacher, who will preside, will meet GSA members in front of the room where the 8:30 session will be held (Jefferson Room in the Loews Hotel) at 7:30 am on December 29 and everyone will proceed from there to a nearby coffee shop for breakfast and the Business Meeting. Please mark your calendars.

The Politics of “Place” in George Sand’s Works Organizer: Mary Rice-DeFosse, Bates College 8:30-9:45 a.m., Friday, 29 December Jefferson, Loews

Program arranged by the George Sand Association

  • “Châteaux et jardins: Espaces sandiens,” Eve Sourian, City University of New York
  • “Idleness and Industry: Bohemian Locales in Sand’s Horace ” Aimee Kilbaine, University of California-Santa Barbara
  • “Mariage et/ou espace intertextuel utopique, de La Chaumière indienne à Indiana .” Christophe Ippolito, Independent Scholar

Political and Social Issues in George Sand’s Plays (1848-1872) Organizer: Shira Malkin, Rhodes College 12:00-1:15pm, Saturday, 30 December Commonwealth Hall A2, Loews

Program arranged by the George Sand Association

  • “The Woman on Stage: Female Roles in George Sand’s Plays.” Maria Traub, Neumann College
  • “La critique religieuse de George Sand dans Spiridion et Mademoiselle La Quintinie (roman et pièce),” Anna-Marie Baron, Société des Amis Balzaciens
  • “George Sand et la censure théâtrale.” Shira Malkin, Rhodes

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