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In early June, 2014, over 230 students, professors, independent scholars, and common readers from around the world came together in Chicago for the 24th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Chicago, an international hub, was an ideal location for a conference entitled “Woolf Writing th...

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Published in: Virginia Woolf: Writing the World p. vii
Main Authors: Pamela L. Caughie, Diana L. Swanson
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Liverpool University Press 06-12-2015
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Summary: In early June, 2014, over 230 students, professors, independent scholars, and common readers from around the world came together in Chicago for the 24th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Chicago, an international hub, was an ideal location for a conference entitled “Woolf Writing the World”; two years earlier, in 2012, Chicago set a visitation record, hosting over 46 million visitors from around the world (Wikipedia). These figures may dwarf our own, but the conference created its own international hub. On a world map displayed in the conference lounge, using pins (with points!), conference participants reported coming from eighteen countries,
ISBN: 0990895807
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