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My Willa Cather

My Willa Cather

Willa Cather onboard the S. S. Nordland on the way to Liverpool, England, her first trip abroad. June 14, 1902. Photograph curtousy of Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Friday, March 26, 2010

The 12th International Seminar focused on Willa Cather's relationship to broader formations of cultural and literary modernism. Held in June, 2009, the Seminar took place in the downtown 'University Center', Chicago, IL, and included events focused on specific literary/cultural sites within that area. Bradford Morrow was in attendance as the 2009 International Seminar keynote speaker. Morrow is the author of the novels Come Sunday, The Almanac Branch, Trinity Fields, Giovanni's Gift, Ariel's Crossing, The Fifth Turning and a short story collection, Lush. In 1998, the American Academy of the Arts and Letters presented Morrow with the Academy Award in Literature. In 2007 he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction as well as the PEN/Nora Magid Award for excellence in literary journal editing. The founder and editor of the literary journal, Conjunctions, Morrow is a professor of literature and Bard Center Fellow at Bard College and is at work on a new novel, The Prague Sonatas.

Click here to read Bradford Morrow's 2009 International Seminar keynote address.