The Fall 2014 meeting will be on Saturday October 4, 2014 at University of Texas Arlington, hosted by Desiree Henderson.
The common reading will be Cherokee Sister: The Collected Writings of Catharine Brown, 1818-1823, edited by Theresa Strouth Gaul (Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers, U Nebraska UP, 2014).
Dr. Gaul will be present as our special guest participant.
DEADLINE: Please email Desiree Henderson at email@example.com if you plan to attend and specify whether you will stay for dinner, by SEPTEMBER 15, 2014.
LOCATION: Directions to the University of Texas Arlington are available here.
We will be meeting in the Chemistry & Physics Building 3rd floor conference room. A map of the campus is here (look for the Chemistry & Physics Building or CPB in the pull-down menu).
PARKING: The closest parking lots are #47 and #F13 (visible on the campus map linked above). All parking lots should be open on the weekend. The Parking Office has been notified that we have guests visiting.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Noon-1pm Lunch (provided; vegetarian options will be available)
4:30-5pm Business meeting
5:30 Dinner at Olenjacks Grill, 770 Road To Six Flags East, Arlington TX 76011 – in the Lincoln Square Shopping Center, right next to Half Price Books.
LODGING: There are numerous hotels in and near Arlington, especially around the DFW airport, and you may be able to find a great rate searching on your own.
When we bring guests to campus we typically put them up at the Arlington Hilton, which offers a special rate for UTA guests of $99 a night (depending on availability). To get this rate, call 817-640-3322, ask for Angela, and explain that you are a guest of the UTA English Department.
MISC: If you are flying in and need transportation to/from the airport or hotel, please let Desiree Henderson know.