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The University of Alabama English Department’s thirty-first Symposium on English and American Literature was held on March 5-8, 2015. The theme for 2015 was “Literature of Status/The Status of Literature,” with a keynote address from Marshall Brown, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly.

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The University of Alabama English Department’s thirty-first Symposium on English and American Literature was held on March 5-8, 2015. The theme for 2015 was “Literature of Status/The Status of Literature,” with a keynote address from Marshall Brown, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly.

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    The Heyday of the Short Story

    The Heyday of the Short Story

    The Department of English holds a biennial symposium focusing on literature, race, ethnicity, and other topics. Each symposium features a variety of distinguished guests—writers, professors, journalists, and others well recognized in their fields—who speak and lead discussions during the course of the three-day event. The theme for 2015 is “Literature of Status/The Status of Literature,” with a keynote address from Marshall Brown, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington and editor of Modern Language Quarterly.

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    The Heyday of the Short Story Transcript

    The Heyday of the Short Story Transcript

    Marshall Brown, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington and longtime Editor of Modern Language Quarterly, discusses the origins and rise of the short story as well as its characteristics.

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