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    Associate Professor, English Department, University of Montana, Missoula

Ad and Exhibit rates

50th Annual Meeting

Reno, Nevada — October 14-17, 2015

Theme: Visual Culture and the Urban West

Conference Hotel: Harrah’s, Reno. Room rate for WLA:$99 for Friday and Saturday, $59 for all other days.

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

Exhibit Hours [These are from last year, but you can expect a similar timetable this year.]

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

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

Information for Publishers.

The hotel contact person is to be announced.


Publishers who wish to advertise in our conference program, please send a pdf file of each ad to nwitschi@westernlit.org. Deadline: July 31, 2015.


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:

Nicolas S. Witschi, Executive Secretary
Western Literature Association
Department of English
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008

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