Archive for September, 2009

Conference FAQ

September 26, 2009

WHEN? Friday, November 20th, 2009, from 9 am to 5 pm.

WHERE? The CUNY-Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets (across from the Empire State Building), in the Martin Segal Theater.

WHO? Open to the public. Registration details forthcoming.

CONTACT? footnotesconference AT gmail DOT com

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Keynote Announcement

September 17, 2009

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker, Stephen J. Burn.

Stephen J. Burn is the author of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest: A Reader’s Guide (2003), Jonathan Franzen at the End of Postmodernism (2008), and co-editor of Intersections: Essays on Richard Powers (2008). He is an¬†Associate Professor at Northern Michigan University.

Stephen’s keynote address is (tentatively) titled “Infinite Expansion Inward: David Foster Wallace and the Concept of
Character in Contemporary Fiction.”