MLA Sessions Archive
Textual Woolf, Presiding Mark F. Hussey, Pace University, New York
- "How Should One Read a Draft? Virginia Woolf and Moments of Publication,” John Young, Marshall University
- “Kindling Taste; or, How I Tried Going Paperless and (Finally) Became a Common Reader,” Benjamin Hagen, University of South Dakota
- “Macroanalyzing Woolf,” Jana Millar Usiskin, University of Victoria
Woolf and Disability, Presiding: Maren T. Linett, Purdue University, West Lafayette
- “On Being Still: Woolf, Illness, and Immobility,” Louise Hornby, University of California, Los Angeles
- “Woolf, Wheelchairs, Feminism,” Lisa Griffin, University of Saint Andrews
- “Labor Pains: Disability, Work, and Reproduction in To the Lighthouse,” Matt Franks, Bates College
Virginia Woolf: Negotiating Memory, Presiding: Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell Coll.
- "(Re)Locating Laura: Disability and Retrospection in Memoirs from Virginia Woolf and Leslie Stephen," Courtney Andree, Washington Univ.
- "Fragments of Ritual and Memory: The Constructs of Woolf's Between the Acts," Joel Hawkes, Thompson Rivers Univ.
- "Late Modernist Woolf and Literature as Collective Memory in 'Anon,' 'The Reader,' and Between the Acts," Laurel Harris, Rider Univ.
- "Organic Memory and Biographical Form in Woolf's Flush," Alexander N. Moffett, Providence Coll.
Things in Woolf, Presiding: Jane Garrity, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
- "Writing in Absentia: Woolf and the Language of Things," Michelle Ty, Univ. of Calif. Berkeley
- "The Thing in the Mirror: Woolf on the Self as Object," Celia Marshik, Stony Brook Univ.
- "Imperial Objects in The Waves," Jane Garrity, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Bloomsbury, Politics, and the Essay, Presiding: Andrea Adolph, Penn State Univ., New Kensington
- "Some Rickety and Ramshackle Fabric": Political Spectacles and Performative Essays in the Work of Virginia and Leonard Woolf," Jeffrey Brown, Ursinus College
- "Critically Modern: Dialectics of Dissent in the Essays of Virginia Woolf and Arundhati Roy," Urvashi Vashist, University College London
- "The Face on the Other Side of the Page: Imagining Justice with Woolf, Césaire, and Ngũgĩ," Mara de Gennaro, Independent Scholar
Woolf, Wittgenstein, and Ordinary Language, Presiding: Madelyn Detloff, Miami Univ., Oxford; Gaile Pohlhaus, Miami Univ., Oxford
- "Woolf, Wittgenstein, and Nonsense: The Voyage Out as Therapy," Megan M. Quigley, Villanova Univ.
- "'Stand Roughly Here': Woolf, Keynes, and Ordinary Language in the 1930s," Alice Keane, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- "Dumb Colloquy: The Aesthetics of Conversation and Conversational Aesthetics of To the Lighthouse," Erin Greer, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Virginia Woolf and Book History, Presiding: Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell Coll.
- "A Library of Her Own: Virginia Stephen's Books," Beth Rigel Daugherty, Otterbein Univ.
- "An Experiment in Form and Content: Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf's Monday or Tuesday," Amanda Miller, Duquesne Univ.
- "Blank Spaces: The Hogarth Press and 'Lost' Women Publishers," Alice E. Staveley, Stanford Univ.
Virginia Woolf and London's Colonial Writers, Presiding: Elizabeth F. Evans, Univ. of Notre Dame
- "Virginia Woolf, the Hogarth Press, and South African Modernism," Laura A. Winkiel, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
- "Virginia Woolf, Mulk Raj Anand, and the Novel of Political Transition," Jeannie Im, New York Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf's Caribbean Connections," Mary Lou Emery, Univ. of Iowa
Everyday Woolf, Presiding: Tara Thomson, Univ. of Victoria
- "Mrs. Dalloway and the Rhythms of Everyday Life," Adam Barrows, Carleton Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf and 'the Modern Blessing of Electricity,'" Sean Mannion, Univ. of Notre Dame
- "'Acting Instantly His Part': Moments of Being (at Work) in To the Lighthouse," Kayla Walker Edin, Southern Methodist Univ.
Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield: New Approaches for Comparative Studies, Presiding: Elleke Boehmer, Univ. of Oxford
- "Sudden 'Mushroom Growth of Cheap Psychoanalysis': Mansfield and Woolf Respond to Psychoanalysis," Patricia Moran, Univ. of Limerick
- "Woolf and Mansfield and the 'Masculine': Relationships and 'Technologies of Transmission,'" Bret L. Keeling, Northeastern Univ.
- "'Gift Enough': Gifts and Desire in Woolf and Mansfield," Kathryn Simpson, Univ. of Birmingham
Conrad and Woolf: Crossing the Boundaries of Fiction, Presiding: Kathryn Simpson, Univ. of Birmingham
- "Secrets, Shadows, and the Sea: Cross-Constructive Selfhood in Woolf's The Voyage Out and Conrad's The Shadow-Line," Aaron Percich, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown
- "Modernist Lighthouses and Woolf's Refraction of Conrad's Narrative Optics," Susan Cook, Southern New Hampshire Univ.
- "Indifference, Autocracy, War: Ethical Interventions in Conrad and Woolf," Rachel Hollander, Saint John's Univ., Notre Dame Coll
Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity, Presiding: Brenda S. Helt, Metropolitan State Univ.
- "Secrets, Shadows, and the Sea: Cross-Constructive Selfhood in Woolf's The Voyage Out and Conrad's The Shadow-Line," Aaron Percich, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown
- "Modernist Lighthouses and Woolf's Refraction of Conrad's Narrative Optics," Susan Cook, Southern New Hampshire Univ.
- "Indifference, Autocracy, War: Ethical Interventions in Conrad and Woolf," Rachel Hollander, Saint John's Univ., Notre Dame Coll.
Home and the Domestic: Virginia Woolf and Doris Lessing, Presiding: Suzette Ann Henke, Univ. of Louisville
- "The Grass Passes," Dorian Stuber, Hendrix Coll.
- "Foreign Bodies: Disunity at the Woolfian Domestic Dinner Party," Lauren Rich, Univ. of Notre Dame
- "Home and Family in Virginia Woolf and Doris Lessing: A Foucauldian Approach," Yuan-Jung Cheng, National Sun Yat-Sen Univ.
Institutional Woolf, Presiding: Amanda Golden, Emory Univ.
- "Improving on 'A Dog's Chance': A Room of One's Own as a Reply to Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch's On the Art of Writing," Emily Kopley, Stanford Univ.
- "Woolf in the Modern Library Series: Bridging the Gap between Academics and Common Readers," Lise Jaillant, Univ. of British Columbia
- "Translation in and out of the University," Emily Dalgarno, Boston Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury at Smith College," Karen V. Kukil, Smith Coll.
Bloomsbury and Africa, Presiding: Danell Jones, Montana State Univ., Bozeman
- "An Anti-Imperialist League of Their Own: The Hogarth Press, Kenya, Norman Leys, and Parmenas Githendu Mockerie," Jeanne Dubino, Appalachian State Univ.
- "Bunga Bunga: The Language of the 1910 Dreadnought Hoax," Martyn Downer, Buntingford, England
- "From Cosmopolitanism to Anti-Imperialism: William Plomer, the Hogarth Press, and Colonial Critique," Laura A. Winkiel, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
Dirt, Desire, Recollection: James Joyce and Virginia Woolf, Presiding: Bonnie Kime Scott, San Diego State Univ
- "Woolf's Gothic Modernism: Spirited Feminism in *To the Lighthouse*," Bonita Rhoads, Masaryk Univ.
- "Shitting on Empire: Metropolitan Abjection and Colonial Returns in Virginia Woolf's London," Katherine Merz, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
- "The Crumbs of Ulysses," Abby S. Bender, New York Univ.
- "Joyce, Woolf, and the Philosophy of Dirt," Richard H. Brown, Univ. of Leeds
Sartorial Bloomsbury, Presiding: Jane M. Garrity, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
- "Bloomsbury's Underwear: The Petticoat and Other Sartorial Fetishes," Catherine R. Mintler, Univ. of Oklahoma
- "Ottoline Morrell, Bloomsbury, and Avant-Garde Dress," Celia Marshik, Stony Brook Univ., State Univ. of New York
- "Vanessa Bell's Sartorial Primitivism," Jane M. Garrity
No MLA Convention was held in 2010 due to the shift in date from December to January.
The Uses of Illness: Woolf and Medical Narratives, Presiding: David Eberly
- "'A Sublime Complacency': Religio Medici; or, Treating the Visionary's Peril," Rita Charon, Columbia Univ.
- "Facing Illness: Rethinking Ethics from Virginia Woolf's Bedside," Michelle Ty, UC Berkeley
- "Illness and Metaphor: Virginia Woolf's Illness Experience and the Motive for Metaphor," Marcia D. Childress, Univ. of Virginia
Twenty-First Century Woolf, Presiding: Elizabeth Outka
- "'Private Ancestor' and Postmodern Publication: Jeanette Winterson's Virginia Woolf," Laura Morgan Green, Northeastern Univ.
- "Girls, the Woman Writer, and Third-Wave Feminism in A Room of One's Own," Tracy Lemaster, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
- "Resistant Commemoration: Mrs. Dalloway as Precursor to Twenty-First-Century Memorials," Jonathan Readey, Univ. of Virgini
- "'For There It Was': Visions of a Sustainable City in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway," Patrick Nugent, Brooklyn Coll., City Univ. of New York
Troping the Light Fantastic: Woolf's Use of Desire and Pleasure, Presiding: Brenda Helt, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
- "The 'power to cut and wound and excite': Feeling and Communication after War in Mrs. Dalloway," Wyatt Bonikowski, Suffolk Univ.
- "The Concentrated Camp of Between the Acts" Sam See, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
- "Music, Musicality, and Intimacy: Performing the Immaterial in Virginia Woolf's The Voyage Out," Bret Keeling, Northeastern Univ.
Orlando 's 'House Was No Longer Hers Entirely': Property in Virginia Woolf, Presiding: Jamie L. McDaniel, Case Western Reserve Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf, Great Men's Houses, and Haunted Literary Properties," Alison Booth, Univ. of Virginia
- "Floating Real Estate, Modern ⁄ ist Time, and Chronotopics in Mrs. Dalloway,"Janet L. Larson, Rutgers Univ., Newark
- "'I'm dead, Sir!': The Writings of C. P. Sanger and the Influence of Intestacy Law in Orlando," Jamie L. McDaniel
New Modernist Studies and Virginia Woolf, Presiding: Mark F. Hussey, Pace Univ., NY
- "Virginia Woolf Studies in the Era of World Literature," Sanja Bahun, Univ. of Essex
- "Is Modernist Studies Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Madelyn Detloff, Miami Univ., Oxford
- "'Speak to Me of Abduction': Woolf and Sackville-West's Wild Ride," Joanna E. Grant, Auburn Univ., Auburn
Gastronomical Woolf, Presiding: Andrea E. Adolph, Kent State Univ., Stark Regional Campus
- "'The Lamp in the Spine Does Not Light on Beef and Prunes': Virginia Woolf on Privileged Dining and Intellectual Work," L. Jill Lamberton, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- "Virginia Woolf, X. Marcel Boulestin, and the Vogue for French Cooking in To the Lighthouse," Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell Coll.
- "Nostalgic Appetites: Tracing Wartime Rationing in Woolf's Between the Acts," Andrea E. Adolph
Rereading Trauma in Woolf's Fiction En(Corps), Presiding: David Eberly, Children's Hospital Trust
- "'There was an emptiness about the heart of life': Traumatic Shock, World War I, and Mrs. Dalloway," Jane Lilienfeld, Lincoln University
- "The 'To Come': Reading Trauma in To the Lighthouse," Andrea Yates, University of Rhode Island
- "The Waves As Ontological Trauma Narrative: The Anxiety of a Death (Un)Foreseen," Suzette Henke, University of Louisville
- "Woolf's 'Precarious Lives': Trauma and Communal Survival in Jacob's Room and Between the Acts", Kimberly Coates, Bowling Green State University
Street Life: Woolf and Public Spaces, Presiding: June Dunn, Southeastern Louisiana State University
- "An 'Elegy Played among the Traffic': Motor-Cars in Mrs. Dalloway," Lisa Tyler, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
- "'I Salute Thee; Passing': Generic Hybridity and Urban Space in Woolf's 'Ode Written Partly in Prose,'" Adam Hammond, University of Toronto,
- "Re-visioning the Great House: 'Outsider' Artists and Counterpublic Spheres in Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts and 'Anon,'" Melissa Sullivan, U of Delaware
Intersections and Identities in Woolf Studies , Presiding : Bonnie Kime Scott, San Diego State University
- "'Identity in Motion': Virginia Woolf Writing across Identity Boundaries," Pamela L. Caughie, Loyola Univ. , Chicago
- "Woolf's No One: Anonymity as 'Queer Individuality,'" Kevin M. Lamb, Cornell Univ.
- "Intersecting and Conflicting Claims on Woolf's Antigone," Keri Walsh, Princeton Univ.
Virginia Woolf and Portraiture , Presiding : Laura L. Runge, Univ. of South Florida , Tampa
- "Consuming Passions: Leslie Stephen's Photograph Album," Karen V. Kukil, Smith Coll.
- "Queering History: Orlando , Knole, and the National Portrait Gallery," Elizabeth Hirsh, Univ. of South Florida , Tampa
- "Vanessa Bell's Portraits of Virginia Woolf," Frances Spalding, Univ. of Newcastle.
- Respondent: Benjamin Harvey, Mississippi State Univ.
Virginia Woolf's Essays, Presiding : Beth Rigel Daugherty, Otterbein College
- "Relatives and Reviewing: Fitzjames, Leslie, and Virginia ," Eleanor McNees, Univ. of Denver
- "Performing the Notion of the Tourist in Woolf's Essays," Jeanne Dubino, Southeastern Louisiana Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf and Freshman Composition: 'Words do not live in dictionaries, they live in the mind,'" Leslie A Warden, Univ. of North Dakota
- "'she does not work with her brain only': Woolf's Ellen Terry," Andrea Adolph, Kent State Univ., Stark Campus
Apart from The Hours : Virginia Woolf's Continuing Presence on the Intellectual Scene, Presiding : Mark Hussey, Pace Univ.
- "Woolf in Africa," Anne Fernald, Fordham Univ.
- "The Legacy of the 'Outsider's Society': Woolf and Postcolonial Nationhood," Erica L. Johnson, Chatham College , Pittsburgh
- "Situating the Pain of Others: Pictures, Arguments, and Empathy," Madelyn Detloff, Miami Univ. of Ohio
Virginia Woolf & Contemporary Magazines & Journals of the 1920s and 1930s, Presiding : Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell College
- "Virginia Woolf and the Star Reviewers" Patrick Collier, Ball State Univ.
- "The Transatlantic Woolf: Essaying an American Audience," Beth Rigel Daugherty, Otterbein College
- "Virginia Woolf & Friends & Cineastes in The Little Review, Broom, The Arts, Vanity Fair , and the British Vogue , Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell College
Virginia Woolf in the Archives, Presiding : Catherine W. Hollis, Lawrence Univ.
- "The Maria Jackson Letters: Woolf and Familial Discourses of Embodiment," Andrea E. Adolph, Kent State Univ., Stark Campus
- "'Life on Tap down Here': Reading Woolf as Author, Editor, and Publisher," John Kevin Young, Marshall Univ.
- "'Shd Be Suppressed': Orlando and the Home Office," Celia Marshik, State Univ. of New York , Stony Brook
Virginia Woolf's Geographical Imagination, Presiding : Jane Garrity
- "Lyric Space in Woolf's Fictional Figurations of Geography," Susan Stanford Friedman, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- "Woolf's Geographical Vision: Dreaming a World without Borders," Holly Henry, California State University, San Bernardino.
- "Bloomsbury and the Place of the Literary," Sara Beth Blair, University of Michigan.
- "Mapping 'so much space': Woolf's Gendered Geography," Jane Garrity, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Teaching Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, Presiding : Eileen Barrett and Ruth Saxton
- "Mrs. Dalloway and the Carpe Diem Conventions," David Leon Higdon, Texas Tech University
- "A Space of Her Own: Women, Spatial Practices and Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway," Antonia Losano, Middlebury College
- "'Are YOU in This?' Popular Culture as an Approach to Mrs. Dalloway," Meg Albrinck, Lakeland College
- "Practically Speaking: Mrs. Dalloway and Life in the Professions," Marcia Day Childress, University of Virginia School of Medicine
Women Who Ran with the Woolfs, Presiding : Molly P. Hite, Cornell Univ.
- "Illusions of War in the Woolfs' Outer Circle: Katherine Mansfield and Rose Macaulay," Karen L. Levenback, Virginia Woolf Miscellany
- "Virginia Woolf and Viscountess Rhondda's Time and Tide," Loretta A. Stec, San Francisco State Univ.
- "Musical Counterpoint: The Intellectual Interchange between Virginia Woolf and Ethel Smyth," Elicia Clements,York Univ., North York
- "How Did the Academy Become Such a Wo(o)lfish Place?" Pamela Louise Caughie, Loyola Univ., Chicago
Woolf and the Unsayable, Presiding : Diana L. Swanson, Northern Illinois Univ.
- "'These Flagging, Foolish Transcripts': 'Life,' Literacy, and Orality in The Waves," Tony E. Jackson, Univ. of North Carolina, Charlotte
- "Metonymy and Mania: Speaking Circles around Sorrows," Madelyn Detloff, California State Univ., Los Angeles
- "Unsaying the Soul: Virginia Woolf at the Zen Center," Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell Coll.
Virginia Woolf and Translation, Presiding: Patricia Laurence, CUNY.
- "Italian: Anna Banti translates Virginia Woolf." Nicoletta Pireddu, Georgetown Univ.
- "American Translations: Michael Cunningham's The Hours and Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway." Sandra K. Stanley, California State Univ. Northridge
- "Japanese: Celebrating Woolf in a Transnational Age," Masami Usui, Doshisha Univ., Japan
- "Greek: Woolf's Agamemnon, Translation Theory and Practice," Emily Dalgarno, Boston Univ.
Virginia Woolf on Religious Texts and Traditions, Presiding: Celia Marshik,
- "Virginia Woolf's 'Reoccupation' of Christian Territory."David Adams, Ohio State Univ., Lima
- "Mrs. Ramsay's Last Supper: To the Lighthouse and the Passion of the Female Christ." Patricia Juliana Smith, Hofstra Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf and Post-God Discourse." Michael Donald Lackey, Univ. of Saint Thomas
- "Woolf, Milton, and the Revision of Prophecy." Lisa Elaine Low, Pace Univ.
Virginia Woolf and the Everyday, Presiding: Lisa Ruddick, Univ. of Chicago
- "Everyday Any Day: 'Monday or Tuesday,'" Marianne DeKoven, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
- "Woolf and the Discipline of Everyday Life," Mark Wollaeger, Vanderbilt University
- "'Eternally Seeing and Being Seen': Death, the Ridiculous and the Sublime in Some Letters by Virginia Woolf," Pierre-Eric Villeneuve, Brock Univ.
- "Anon. as Poacher: Virginia Woolf and the Practice of Everyday Life," Molly Hite, Cornell Univ.
Virginia Woolf and Englishness, Presiding: Melba Cuddy-Keane, Univ. of Toronto
- "Woolf's Ethnographic Fiction: Othering Englishness in The Voyage Out," Carey Snyder, SUNY, Stony Brook
- "Redefining Englishness: Between the Acts and the History of the Modern English Pageant," Ayako Yoshino-Miyaura, Waseda Univ. and Univ. of Sussex
- "Siting Englishness in Virginia Woolf's The London Scene," Sonita Sarker, Macalester College
Woolf and Science in the Modern Period
- "Subject /Object Boundaries: A Schizoanalysis of the Artist in Virginia Woolf's Novels," Catherine Ann Pavlish, Univ. of North Dakota
- "Virginia Woolf's Uncertainty Principle of Language," Marilyn S. Zucker, University of Washington
- "Virginia Woolf's Androgynous Vision and Contemporary Scientific Discourses: Gender, Race and Sexuality," Karen Kaivola, Stetson University.
- "Contemplating the End of Modernity: Leonard Woolf's Early Thoughts on Government," Wayne K. Chapman, Clemson University
- "A Writing Couple: Shared Ideology in Virginia Woolf's Three Guineas and Leonard Woolf's Quack! Quack!" Patricia O. Laurence, City Coll. City Univ. of New York
- "Leonard Woolf the Jew," Beth C. Rosenberg, Univ of Neveda, Las Vegas
- "Strange Crossings: Colonial Fictions and the Engagement of Virginia Stephen and Leonard Woolf," Natania Rosenfeld, Duke University.
- "Sunnington, Cambridge, and 'The World in Miniature': The Search for Plato's Symposium in E.M. Forster's Maurice," Richard Cooledge (Univ. of Arizona)
- "Moments and Metamorphoses: Virginia Woolf's Dialogue with Greece," Rowena Fowler (Univ. of Bristol)
- "'The taste of Homer is in my mouth'," Sara Beth Blair (Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
- "Reading Greek, Singing Sappho: Virginia Woolf, Hope Mirrlees, and Lesbian Narrative," William M. Harrison (Wichita State Univ.)
Woolf as Public Intellectual, Presiding :Jeanette McVicker (SUNY-Fredonia)
- "Pedagogical Woolf: Between the Academic Devil and the Mass-Culture Sea," Melba Cuddy-Keane (Univ. of Toronto at Scarborough)
- "Author-ized Versions: Woolf as 'Oppositional Intellectual' in Three Guineas and other Missives," Sonita Sarker (Macalester College)
- "In Dialogue with History: Woolf's 'Additions and Deductions' in A Room of One's Own," Karin E. Westman (Vanderbilt Univ)
- "Virginia Woolf's 'Very Fine Negress' and the Origins of Modernism," Jane Marcus (CUNY)
- "Circulating Genius: Woolf, Mansfield, Murray and Eliot," Sydney Janet Kapan, Univ. of Washington
- "Woolf's Early Journals: Pieces for the Emegence of a Subjectivity," Elene Cliche, Univ. of Quebec a Montreal
- "Private Embodiment: People's Physicality in Woolf's Diaries," Chris Buttram Trombold, Sam Houston State Univ.
- "Epistolary Personae: Performance and Play in Virginia Woolf's Letters," Chrstine Froula, Northwestern Univ.
Virginia Woolf and Popular Culture: Media and Technology, Presiding : Brenda Silver
- "Bloomsbury in Vogue," Jane Garrity, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder
- "Technomania and Technophobia in Woolf Studies: Explorations in Hypertext," Rebecca Stephens, Carlow College
- "Selling Out[siders]: Virginia Woolf and Walter Benjamin," Leslie Kathleen Hankins, Cornell College
- "A Modernism of One's Own: Virginia Woolf's Times Reviews and Eliotic Modernism," Michael Kaufmann, Indiana Univ.--Purdue Univ., Fort Wayne
- "Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West and Radclyffe Hall: Configurations of Sexual Identity in the 1920s," Karen Kaivola, Stetson Univ.
- "Uninhibited Spending: Economics, Sexuality, and Motor Cars in Mrs Dalloway," Michael Tratner, Stanford Univ.
- "The Nurse Lugton's Golden Thimble/Mrs Dalloway Nexus and Woolf's Creation of a Domestic Modernism," Genevieve Sanchis Morgan, Univ. of California, Davis
Virginia Woolf and the Multicultural Reader, Presiding : Theresa Thompson
- "Orlando as Ambassador: The Orient as Scene of Transformation," Susan Bazargan, Eastern Illinois Univ.
- "Virginia Woolf: Community of Discourse," Terry DeHay, Southern Oregon State College
- "A Language of Peace: Virginia Woolf and Multicultural Literatures," Elaine R. Ognibene, Siena College
- "Embracing the Dodge: Reading Homosexuality in The Years and Between the Acts," Stephen Barber, Duke Univ.
Virginia Woolf: The Constructs of Community in the Contexts of Fascism, Presiding: Merry Pawlowski
- "Revising Freud's Master Plot: Sexuality, Violence, and Civilization in Between the Acts," Christine Froula, Northwestern Univ.
- "Defying the Dic(k)tators from Freud to Fascism: Virginia Woolf and Penis Mockery," Vara Neverow, Southern Connecticut State Univ.
- "Community as Opposition: Virginia Woolf's Antifascist Discourse," Jessica Berman, George Washington Univ.
- "Bodiless Heads versus Headless Bodies: Virginia Woolf's Community of Rational Individuals in the Context of the Fascist State," Molly Travis, Tulane Univ.
Virginia Woolf in the Age of Computers and Microform, Presiding : James Haule
- "A Bloomsbury Multimedia Hypertext," Joan Benson, Univ. of Iowa; Laurie Dickinson, Univ. Of Minnesota, Twin Cities
- "Computer Collation and Censorship Issues in Roger Fry," Diane F. Gillespie, Washington State Univ., Pullman
- "The Virginia Woolf Manuscripts on Microfilm," Lorie Freed, Research Publications International "Arts Computing," Phil Smith, Jr., Univ. of Waterloo
- "Roger Fry: Biography and Bibliography in the Age of Microfilm," Panthea Reid Broughton, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
Virginia Woolf and the History of Literary Criticism, Presiding : Beth C. Rosenberg and Jeanne Dubino
- "Virginia Woolf and the Varieties of Historicist Experience," Melba Cuddy-Keane, Univ. of Toronto, Scarborough Campus
- "The 'Gutter and Stamp System': Virginia Woolf's Reviewers and Critics," Eleanor McNees, Univ. of Denver
- "Virginia Woolf's Revisions of 'How Should One Read a Book?'" Beth Rigel Daugherty, Otterbein College
Virginia Woolf: Lesbian Readings, Presiding: Eileen Barrett
- "'A Novel about Silences': The Voyage Out as Narrative of Lesbian Panic," Patricia Juliana Smith, Univ, of California, Los Angeles
- "Orlando at the Well of Loneliness," Bonnie Kime Scott, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
- "Here and Now: The Lesbian Possibility in The Years," Patricia Cramer, Univ. of Connecticut, Stamford
- "Coming Out in Between the Acts: A Portrait of the Artist as an Antimilitant Lesbian," Annette Oxindine, Wright State Univ.
Virginia Woolf: Constructing Masculinities, Presiding : Richard Pearce
- "'And Now?': Virginia Woolf and Male Change," Melba Cuddy-Keane, Univ. of Toronto, Scarborough Coll.
- "'Wickham,': Virginia Woolf's Construction of Male Subjectivity," Philip Weinstein, Swathmore Coll.
- "Virginia Woolf's Construction of Masculinity: A Narrative Model, A Reading of Mrs Dalloway," Richard Pearce, Wheaton Coll., MA
- "Virginia Woolf and Masculinity," Pamela L. Caughie, Loyola Coll., Chicago
Virginia Woolf and the Avant-Garde(s), Presiding : Madeline Moore and Leslie K. Hankins
- "The Russian Dancers: Virginia Woolf in Relation to the Vision and Design of Nijinsky, Nijinska, Bakst, and Goncharova," Evelyn Haller, Doane Coll.
- "Uninhabited Rooms, Selfless Biographies: The Game of Misleading Interiors in Virginia Woolf and Gertrude Stein," Paula V. Smith, Grinnell College
- "Levitating Ladies: Surrealist Suspension in Virginia Woolf," Patricia Laurence, City Coll., City Univ. of New York
- "Virginia Woolf Screening Avant-Garde Cinema: A Video Montage," Leslie K. Hankins, Cornell College
"Who is This Woman Called Woolf? Critical and Biographical Constructions of Virginia Woolf, Presiding : Denise Marshall and Jane Lilienfeld
- "The Politics of Constructing Woolf as an Incest Survivor," Louise DeSalvo, Hunter Coll. City Univ. of New York
- "Writing the Feminine: Virginia Woolf and the Making of Feminist Histor(iograph)y," Sara Blair, Univ. of Virginia
- "Virginia Woolf as a Literary Critic and Her Relation to the Institution of Literary-Critical History," Jeanne Dubino, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
- "Imag(in)ing Woolf; or, The Perils of Popularity," Brenda R. Silver, Dartmouth Coll.
Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts: A Postmodern Text? Presiding : Judith Allen
- "Postmodernism and the Question of Authority in Between the Acts," James F. English, Univ. of Pennsylvania
- "Postmodern Strategies of Placement: Virginia Woolf's Between the Acts," Bonnie Kime Scott, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
- "The Gramophone in Between the Acts," Susan Bazargan, Eastern Illinois Univ.
- "Fascism, Feminism, and the Maternal: The Postmodern Condition in Between the Acts," Robin Nilon, Temple Univ.
Virginia Woolf and Humor, Presiding : Vara Neverow-Turk
- "Patriarchy Through the Looking Glass or Woolf's Reflections on the Lords of Misrule," Sara E. Culver, Grand Valley State College
- "The Sense of Humor in Jacob's Room," Sebastian D.G. Knowles, Ohio State Univ., Columbus
- "Carnivalesque Comedy in Between the Acts," Christopher Ames, Agnes Scott College
- "Potsherds from a Woolfen Archeology: Potshots at the Patriarchs," Denise Marshall, Heidelberg College
Virginia Woolf and the Tradition of the Essay, Presiding : Marilyn Slutzky Zucker
- "Virginia Woolf's Essay Form: Paradigm for a Feminist Poetics," Judith Allen Ward, Univ. of Delaware, Newark
- "Virginia Woolf's 'Truths' as Sleight of Hand," Irene Papoulis, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara
- "A Voice of One's Own: Issues of Impersonality in the Essays of Virginia Woolf and Alice Walker," Tuzyline Allan, Baruch College CUNY, New York
- "Between Writing and Life: Woolf and de Beauvoir's Use of the Essay," Jeanette McVicker SUNY, Fredonia
Virginia Woolf and Autobiography, Presiding : Evelyn Haller
- "'Diamonds of the Dustheap': Narratee, Event, Reaction, and Evaluation in Virginia Woolf's Diary," Steve Ferebee, North Carolina Wesleyan Coll.
- "Virginia Stephen's Voyage Out: Or, Rachel Vinrace Third-Worlds It," David A. Falkner, Princeton Univ.
- "The Outsider Theme in Woolf's Diaries and Letters in Relation to Her Critique of Culture and Her Identity as a Writer," Eileen Barrett, California State Univ., Hayward
- "Virginia Woolf's Textual Autobiography: The Waves," Marilyn Zucker, State Univ. of New Tork, Stony Brook
- Respondent: Louise A. DeSalvo, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York
Virginia Woolf: The Fiction, the Reality, and the Myth of War, Presiding: Mark Hussey
- "Virginia Woolf, 'War in the Village,' and 'War from the Streets': An Illusion of Immunity," Karen L. Levenback, Greorge Washington Univ.
- "The Female Victims of the War in Mrs Dalloway," Masami Usui, Michigan State Univ.
- "To the Lighthouse and the Great War: The Evidence of Virginia Woolf's Manuscript Revisions of "Time Passes," James M. Haule, Univ of Texas, Pan American
- Respondent: Tillie Olsen, San Francisco, CA
Virginia Woolf: Dismembering and Remembering Virginia Woolf's Family of Origin, of Writings, of Fictions, of Friendships, Presiding : Jane Lilienfeld
- "A Daughter Remembers,": Louise DeSalvo, Hunter Coll., City Univ. of New York
- "The Family Album: Fact and Fantasy," Diane Gillespie, Univ. of Washington
- "Virginia Woolf's Matriarchal Family of Origins in Between the Acts," Patricia Cramer, Xavier Univ., Cincinnati
- "Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Early Novels: The Narrative Interwoven," Mark Hussey, Pace Univ., New York
Virginia Woolf's Class Consciousness, Presiding : Judith L. Johnston
- "Class Consciousness and Its (Dis)Contents," Ronald Thomas Foster, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
- "Reading Between the Class Lines: The Women's Cooperative Guild," Camille Colatosti, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- "On the Outside Looking Down: Life as We Have Known It and Three Guineas," Mary M. Childers, Oberlin Coll.
- Respondent: Tillie Olsen, San Francisco, C.A.