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    Alex Young, PhD Candidate, University of Southern California

Ad and Exhibit rates

49th Annual Meeting

Victoria, Canada — November 5-8, 2014

Theme: Bordersongs

Conference Hotel:

The Fairmont Empress, Victoria, BC. Room rate for WLA: Can$149

BOOK EXHIBIT: US$250.00 for the first table, $150 for each additional table.

Exhibitors, books should be sent to:

The Fairmont Empress
Attention: Conference Manager/James Rault
721 Government St
Victoria, BC
Canada  V8W 1W5

Please use the shipping label attached here.

If you have specific questions about shipping to the Fairmont Empress, please contact James Rault (Tel +1 250 995 4683, Mobile +1 250 744 7761).

Exhibitors will receive one 6′ covered table for each table reserved.

Exhibit Hours

Thursday, November 6th, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, November 7th, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 8th, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Exhibit Set-Up

Wednesday, November 5th, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, November 6th, prior to 8:00 am

Exhibit Dismantle

Saturday, November 8th, after 12:00 pm

Advertisers, please send a pdf file of each ad to handley@usc.edu by August 15th.

Program Ads:
Full-Page (7.5” x 9.75”) $300
Half-Page (3.625” x 9.75” [vertical] or 7.75” x 4.75” [horizontal])
Quarter-Page (3.625”w x 4.75”h)$100

For further information or to reserve space, please contact:

William R. Handley, Executive Secretary
Western Literature Association
Department of English
THH 404
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0354

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