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2003 ALA Sessions

Cambridge, Massachusetts
SPONSORING SOCIETY: Emily Dickinson International Society

PANEL ONE: Dickinson and Whig Politics.
Chair: Robert McClure Smith, Knox College. Panelists: Coleman Hutchison, Northwestern University ('"Eastern Exiles':
Dickinson, Whiggery, and War"), Domhnall Mitchell, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, ("'Ardent
Spirits': Social Reform in Emily Dickinson's Poetry"), Betsy Erkkila, Northwestern University, ("Dickinson and the
Art of Politics").

PANEL TWO: Dickinson and Ecocriticism.
Chair: Paul Crumbley, Utah State University.
Panelists: Christine Gerhardt, University of Dortmund, ( "'Often seen-but seldom felt': Looking for Place in Dickinson's Nature Poetry"), Jonathan Skinner, SUNY at Buffalo, ("'Pinions of Disdain': Dickinson's Ornithology"), Elizabeth Petrino, Fairfield University, ("Emblem-Reading in Dickinson's Floral Poetry").