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SHARP/AHA Panel Sessions

Subject: SHARP/AHA Panel Sessions

                SHARP Panels at the AHA Convention

        The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
is sponsoring the following panel sessions at the upcoming American
Historical Association convention, which meets in Washington, DC 7-10
January 1999:

The Expansion of the American Public Sphere (Friday, 8 January, 9:30-11:30
        am, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Capitol Room)

Chair: Jeffrey Finlay, Library of Congress

Merchants, Coffeehouses, and Print Culture in Early New England
        Phyllis Whitman Hunter, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Robert Bonner and the Transformation of American Popular Culture
        William L. Joyce, Princeton University

>From Citizen to Producer to Cnsumer: Finding an Audience for the
African-American Magazine, 1900-1950
        Tom Pendergast, Full Circle Editorial, Inc.

Comment: Trysh Travis, Southern Methodist University

The "How To" Genre in Nineteenth-Century England and America (Friday, 8
        January, 2:30-4:30 pm, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Capitol Room)

Chair: Louise L. Stevenson, Franklin and Marshall College

Women's History/Women's Books: Recovering the Nineteenth-Century Mrs.
        Leslie Howsam, University of Windsor

The American Tourist Guidebook, A Guide to Gentility
        Richard Gassan, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

A Different Sort of Legal Education: Nineteenth-Century Self-Help Law
Books and the American Middle Class
        Ann Fidler, Ohio University

Comment: James N. Green, Library Company of Philadelphia
         Louise L. Stevenson

        At the same conference, SHARP will also be cosponsoring the
following joint session with the American Society of Church History:

Doctrine and Beyond in the Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Periodical
(Saturday, 9 January, 9:30-11:30 am, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Embassy Room)

Chair: Joseph A. Conforti, University of Southern Maine

The Poetics of Piety: The Nineteenth-Century Aestheticization of the New
        Jayne Devens Willingham, University of California at Los Angeles

Publishing Piety/Printing Infidelity: Theological Journals and the
Cultural Relocation of Moral Discourse in Antebellum America
        Neil Brody Miller, Rutgers University

Gender and Late-Edwardsean Calvinist Dogma in the Antebellum Religious
        Genevieve E. McCoy, University of Washington at Bothell

Comment: David D. Hall, Harvard University

        These sessions are open to the general public: you need not be a
member of SHARP or the AHA to attend.  But SHARP welcomes new members, and
if you are interested in joining us, please contact our Membership
Secretary, Barbara Brannon, at barbara_brannon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
or at Wesleyan College, 4760 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210-4462.

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