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Second Annual John Gardner Conference
Batavia, NY, April 1999

	Second Annual John Gardner Conference
	At Genesee Community College
	In Batavia, NY
	April 16 & 17, 1999

Call for Papers, Workshops, Roundtables

We are seeking one-page abstracts of proposals for the Second Annual John
Gardner Conference. 

Topics concerning his fiction, non-fiction, operas, drama, or poetry, will
be considered.  In addition, sessions on approaches to teaching his
fiction, his methods of teaching, and on using his works for creative
writing will be considered. All abstracts must be received by January 15,
1999.  Presentations should last about twenty minutes (except in the case
of panels). The proceedings of the conference will be published on the
John Gardner Society website at

(The proceedings from the 1998 conference are online for those interested)

Arrangements are being made for interested attendees to visit the John
Gardner Collection at the University of Rochester to view a special
display of Lies! Lies! Lies!, a new compilation of writings from his
journals to be published in March 1999. 

Please submit all abstracts or questions to
 Charley Boyd
 Associate Professor
 Humanities Division
 Genesee Community College
 1 College Road
 Batavia, NY 14020
 +1-716-343-0055, ext. 6281