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An Invitation to The 2nd Annual Meeting of THE WESTERN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION to be held jointly with The Rocky Mountain Modern and The Rocky Mountain Language Association American Studies Association at the SHERATON-WESTERN SKIES MOTOR HOTEL Albuquerque, New Mexico OCTOBER 12-14, 1967 HOST INSTITUTION: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO Program Thursday, October 12 10:00-11:45— REGISTRATION (Fee $2.00) 12:00- 1:30— LUNCH $3.25 Luncheon Speaker: Prof. Donald Green, Univ. of Wisconsin Topic: "Western Canadian Literature: Some Reflections" 1:30- 3:00— SYMPOSIUM Moderator— D. E. Wylder, Colorado State University Panel— John R. Milton, University of South Dakota Max Westbrook, University of Texas Don D. Walker, University of Utah John Barsness, Montana State University 3:30- 5:00— SECTION MEETING— Western American Prose Chairman— J. Golden Taylor, Colorado State University Papers— Gerald V. Brenner, University of Washington, on JOHN WILLIAMS Paul Bryant, Colorado State University, on H. L. DAVIS Thomas J. Lyon, Utah State University, on FRANK WATERS James K. Folsom, Yale University, on WESTERN FILMS 3:30- 5:00— SECTION MEETING— Western American Poetry and Drama Chairman— A. Wilber Stevens, Prescott College Papers— To be Announced Friday, October 13 8:00- 9:00— W.L.A. Business Meeting 8:00- 9:20— Registration for RM-MLA Meeting 9:30-10:20— Opening Session of RM-MLA 10:30-12:00— American Literature Section Meeting Chairman— Anne Howard, University of Nevada Co-Chairman— Carl Levine, Colorado State University Papers— Bernard A. Goldberg, Univ. of Texas at El Paso, "Discovering Whitman's Context" James Green, Arizona State University, "Symbol­ ism and Sentence Structure in 'Big Two-Hearted River." W. R. Thompson, Fort Hays Kansas State College, "Broceliande: E. A. Robinson's Palace of Art." Edith Wylder, Colorado State University, "The Speaker of Emily Dickinson's 'M y Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun." Other Section Meetings: "English Literature to 1800," Romance Literature," "Germanic and Slavic Literature," "Classical Literature." 12:10- 1:40— LUNCHEON 1:50- 3:20— Rocky Mountain American Studies Association Section Meeting Chairman— Stuart James, University of Denver Co-Chairman— Terry Dibble, University of Nebraska Papers— Leo Levy, Arizona State University, "The Land­ scape Modes of THE SCARLET LETTER." Wolfgang Yourgrau, University of Denver, "Josiah W illard Gibbs— American Genius in the Shadow!" Robert D. Richardson, Jr., University of Denver, "McLuhan, Emerson, and Henry Adams." Other Section Meetings: "Linguistics," "English Language and Linguistics," "Dramatic Literature." 3:30- 5:00— Plenary Session 6:00- 7:00— Cocktails 7:00-10:00— RM-MLA Banquet Saturday, October 14 9:00- 9:45— RM-MLA Business Meeting 10:00-11:30— RM-MLA Western Americana & Folklore Section Meeting Chairman— John Milton, University of South Dakota Co-Chairman— Jack Huggins, University of Arizona Papers— Jan Harold Brunvand, University of Utah, "Basque Folklore of the West." Byrd Howell Granger, University of Arizona, "Folklore Along the Colorado River." Delbert E. Wylder, Colorado State University, "Thomas Berger's LITTLE BIG M AN: From Farce to Tragedy." Other Section Meetings: "Comparative Literature," "English Literature after 1800," "Modern Languages - Teaching," "English - Teaching." For further information: Western Literature Association Meeting WRITE: J. Golden Taylor, Executive Secretary, W.L.A. Department of English Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado 80521 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Meeting WRITE: Henry L. Pettit, Executive Secretary, RM-MLA 103 Woodbury University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado 80302 ...


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