Conference (BWWC)

The BWWA sponsors an annual conference each year called the BWWC. If you are interested in hosting a conference or learning more about the process, please contact us!

Next Conference:

The 29th Annual BWWC will be a virtual event held in 2021. Stay tuned for details!

Past Conferences


2020: The 28th Annual Conference

Host
Texas Christian University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Kaylee Henderson
Susannah Sanford
Dana Aicha Shaaban
Annette Wren
Sofia Prado Huggins
Jongkeyong Kim
Tyler Dukes
Linda Hughes (advisor)
Mona Narain (advisor)

Keynotes
Christine Ferguson
Lisa Wilson
Eugenia Zuroski

2019: The 27th Annual Conference

Host
Auburn University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Caitlin Anderson
Robyn Miller
Alicia Carroll (advisor)

Keynotes
Lesa Scholl
Elizabeth Bohls
Elizabeth Hope Chang

2018: The 26th Annual Conference

Host
University of Texas, Austin
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Jana Zevnik
Casey Sloan
Dilara Cirit
Carol H. MacKay (advisor)

Keynotes
Jill Galvan
Susan S. Lanser
Parama Roy

2017: The 25th Annual Conference

Host
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Doreen Thierauf
Lauren Pinkerton
Kimberly J. Stern (advisor)

Keynotes
Donelle Ruwe
Roxanne Eberle
Andrew Stauffer
Beverly Taylor
Marjorie Stone

2016: The 24th Annual Conference

Host
University of Georgia, Athens
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Courtney Hoffman
Holly Fling
Holly Gallagher
Ben Hudson
Alyssa Leavell
Henna Messina
Roxanne Eberle (advisor)
Tricia Lootens (advisor)
Casie LeGette (advisor)

Keynotes
Ros Ballaster
Gillian Russell
Susan Brown
Kathryn Holland

2015: The 23rd Annual Conference

Host
The Graduate Center, CUNY
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Meechal Hoffman
Livia Woods
Talia Schaffer (advisor)
Rachel Brownstein (advisor)
Tanya Agathocleous (advisor)

Keynotes
Mary Jean Corbett
Nancy Yousef

2014: The 22nd Annual Conference

Host
Binghamton University, State University of New York
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Angela Runciman
Heather Dorn
Kristine Jennings
Kerstin Petersen
Natalia Andrievskikh
Sanghee Lee
Gisela Brinker-Gabler (advisor)

Keynotes
Nancy Henry
Jean Marsden
Thomas McLean
Rebecca Mead
Talia Schaffer

2013: The 21st Annual Conference

Host
University of New Mexico
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Annarose Fitzgerald
Stacey Kikendall
Calinda Shely
Stephanie Spong
Gary Harrison (advisor) Gail Houston (advisor) Aeron Hunt (advisor) Carolyn Woodward (advisor)

Keynotes
Pamela Gilbert
Diane Long Hoeveler
Devoney Looser
Kathy Psomiades
Linda Troost

2012: The 20th Annual Conference

Host
University of Colorado Boulder
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Kelli Towers Jasper
Kirstyn Leuner
Jill Heydt-Stevenson (advisor)

Keynotes
Julie Carlson
Angela Esterhammer
Sonia Hofkosh
Lisa Moore
Mary Ann O’Farrell
Charlotte Sussman

2011: The 19th Annual Conference

Host
Ohio State University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Meghan L. Burke
Eugenia Gonzalez-Posse
Lis Lindeman-Ravert
Kara R. Spaulding
Amanpal Garcha (advisor)
Clare Simmons (advisor)

Keynotes
Helen Deutsch
Caroline Levine
Sandra Macpherson
Sharon Marcus
Robyn Warhol

2010: The 18th Annual Conference

Host
Texas A&M University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Meghan Parker
Elizabeth Talafuse
Courtney Beggs
Jessica Durgan
Amishal Modi
Lacie Osbourne
Debbie Pfuntner
Anne-Marie Womack
Susan Egenolf (advisor)
Margaret Ezell (advisor)
Mary Ann O’Farrell (advisor)
James Rosenheim (advisor)

Keynotes
Mary E. Fissell
Kate Flint
Jillian Heydt-Stevenson
Felicity Nussbaum
Erika Rappaport

2009: The 17th Annual Conference

Host
University of Iowa
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Laura Capp
Bridget Draxler
Lynne Nugent
Anna Stenson
LeDon Sweeney
Florence Boos (advisor)
Teresa Mangum (advisor)
Judith Pascoe (advisor)

Keynotes
Misty Anderson
Florence Boos
Alison Booth
Shuchi Kapila
Devoney Looser
Judith Pascoe
Lynda Joy Sperling

2008: The 16th Annual Conference

Host
Indiana University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Robin Anglin
John Han
Abigail Mann
Annika Mann
Miranda Yaggi
Susan Gubar (advisor)
Deidre Lynch (advisor)
Mary Favret (advisor)
Dror Wharman (advisor)

Keynotes
Mary Favret
Susan Fraiman
Claudia Johnson
Richard Menke
Andrew Miller

2007: The 15th Annual Conference

Host
University of Kentucky
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Hannah Freeman
Stacey Floyd
Katherine Osborne
Melissa Purdue
Christopher Reese
Ellen Bayuk Rosenman (advisor)

Keynotes
Ann Ardis
Teresa Mangum
Sally Mitchell
Deborah Epstein Nord
Ellen Bayuk Rosenman
Laura Rosenthal

2006: The 14th Annual Conference

Host
University of Florida
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Sarah Bleakney
Carrie Bolte
Ariel Gunn
Lisa Hager
Leeann Hunter
Cathlena Martin
Amy Robinson
Pamela K. Gilbert (advisor)
Judith W. Page (advisor)

Keynotes
Talia Schaffer
Carolyn Steedman
Lynne Vallone

2005: The 13th Annual Conference

Host
University of Louisiana–Lafayette
Sessions ProgramWitlings Production Program

Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Amy Clary
Stephanine Clouatre-Davis
Kate Lane
Shelley Martin
Kevin Moberly
James Reitter
Christine Devine (advisor)
Jenny Geer (advisor)

Keynotes
Catherine Burroughs
Linda K. Hughes
Susan Staves

2004: The 12th Annual Conference

Host
University of Georgia
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Heather Akers
Anita DeRouen
Casie LeGette
Monica Smith
Elizabeth Way
Roxanne Eberle (advisor)
Tricia Lootens (advisor)

Keynotes
Susan Gubar
Yopie Prins
Susan Wolfson

2003: The 11th Annual Conference

Host
Texas Christian University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Melissa R. Blackman
Jacquelyn Saunders
Christina Shaner
Linda K. Hughes (advisor)

Keynotes
Laura Brown
Tricia Lootens
Marjorie Stone

2002: The 10th Annual Conference

Host
University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Elizabeth Evans
Jennifer Griffith
Elizabeth C. Miller
Hilary Teynor
Sharon Twigg
Susan Bernstein (advisor)
Theresa M. Kelley (advisor)

Keynotes
Gillian Beer
Tilottama Rajan
Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace

2001: The 9th Annual Conference

Host
University of Kansas
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Troy J. Bassett
Amy Cummins
Deborah K. Pye
Dorice Williams Elliott (advisor)

Keynotes
Donna Landry
Susan Lanser
Judith Walkowitz

1999: The 8th Annual Conference

Host
University of New Mexico
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Kristen Hague
Martha Ninneman
Scott Rode
Mary Rooks
Gail Turley Houston (advisor)

Keynotes
Anne K. Mellor
Mary Poovey
Jane Spencer

1998: The 7th Annual Conference

Host
University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Marya DeVoto
Elizabeth A. Dolan
Michelle Mouton
Julie Straight
Jeanne Moskal (advisor)

Keynotes
Isobel Armstrong
Nancy Armstrong
Stuart Curran

1997: The 6th Annual Conference

Host
University of California–Davis
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Jacqueline Dellorusso
Kari Lokke (advisor)

Keynotes
Catherine Gallagher
Helena Michie

1996: The 5th Annual Conference

Host
University of South Carolina
Sessions ProgramMusical ProgramBook Exhibit Catalog

Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Becky Lewis
Mary Sidney Watson
Paula Feldman (advisor)

Keynotes
Ellen Arnold
Gary Kelly
Donna Landry
Elizabeth Langland

1995: The 4th Annual Conference

Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Donelle R. Ruwe
Margaret Stein
Greg Kucich (advisor)

Keynotes
Anne K. Mellor
Felicity Nussbaum
Sally Shuttleworth

1994: The 3rd Annual Conference

Host
Michigan State University
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Andrea Kaltany
Mildred Jackson

Keynotes
Allison Booth
Ruth Perry

1993: The 2nd Annual Conference

Host
University of Washington
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Christine Chaney
Wingate Packard
Dana Schiller

Keynotes
Margaret Homans
Deborah Payne

1992: The 1st Conference

Host
University of Oregon
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Co-Chairs & Faculty Advisors
Cindy LaCom
Pamela Corpron Parker

Keynotes
Dianne Dugaw
Ruth Jenkins