COVID-19: Kate Chopin Roundtable at ALA 2020 Canceled

By the Editors of KateChopin.org

The Kate Chopin International Society planned to offer a roundtable at the 2020 American Literature Association conference in San Diego, California, May 21–24, 2020. The association canceled the conference because of COVID-19. Here is what had been scheduled.

Scholarly and Pedagogical Approaches to Kate Chopin

Moderated by Kate O’Donoghue, SUNY Suffolk County Community College

David Z. Wehner, Mount St. Mary’s University, “From Bayou to Vocation: Chopin’s Consistent Cosmology”

Haein Park, Biola University, “Secularity and Ironic Mourning in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening

Jolene Hubbs, University of Alabama, “Teaching Chopin’s Local Color in Context”

Linda Crenshaw, Austin Peay State University, “A Philosophical Approach to Teaching Kate Chopin’s ‘The Storm’”

Britt Wilson, Salisbury University, and Chelsea Fabian, Delaware Technical Community College, “‘Never again to belong to another than herself:’ Using The Awakening to Redefine Feminism and Illustrate Feminist Theory in Literature Classrooms”