If you’re planning to attend the American Literature Association’s annual conference on May 23-26 in Chicago, you can see the Hub in action! Here’s what we have in store at ALA:

Friday, May 24, 2:30 – 3:50 p.m. (Session 12-G): Melissa Homestead, Recovery Hub Content Specialist, will take part in a panel on Recovery and Republication in the Digital Age (Salon 12). Dr. Homestead will talk on “The Recovery Hub for American Women Writers as a Resource for Recovery and Republication.” Organized by the Mary E. Wilkins Freeman Society.

Saturday, May 25, 10:00-11:20 a.m. (Session 17-G):
Hub Director Jessica DeSpain will discuss “The View from the Recovery Hub for American Women Writers” as part of The Future of American Women’s Literary Studies Panel (Salon 12), convened by the Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW).

Saturday, May 25, 2:30 – 3:50 p.m. (Session 20-C): Recovery Hub Graduate Fellows Alice Martin and Tracy Fernandez Rysavy will talk about building the Recovery Hub’s Resource Library of peer-reviewed teaching materials as part of a Roundtable: Building Community-Based Digital Projects (Salon 5). They’ll be joined by Director of Assessment and Teaching Materials Kristen Lillvis, who will speak on “Transforming the Authority of the Archive.” This session is organized by the Digital Americanists Society and the Recovery Hub for American Women Writers.

We invite you to attend these sessions and say hello to us afterward! For more information on the conference, visit the ALA website