• Testimonials

    It is perennially inspiring to belong to an association where levity and brilliant work go hand in hand.
    Cheryll Glotfelty
    Associate Professor, English Department, University of Nevada Reno

Photo Galleries

Photo gallery archives

Conference 2013 in Berkeley, California: Flickr photostream (thanks to Ashley Reis, Evelyn Funda, Susanne George Bloomfield, Sabine Barcatta, and—mostly—to the banquet photographer Ashley Wheeler)

Conference 2012 in Lubbock, Texas: Flickr photostream.

Conference 2011 in Missoula, Montana: Flickr photostream.

Conference 2010 in Prescott, Arizona: Flickr photostream.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Western Literature Association Conference,
Spearfish, South Dakota, 2009

The photographs were provided by Sabine Barcatta, David Fenimore, Bill Handley, and Christie Smith.

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Western Literature Association Conference,
Boulder, Colorado, 2008
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Western Literature Association Conference,
Tacoma, Washington, 2007

Readers Theater 2007:
Paint Your Wagon!

Western Literature Association Conference,
Boise, Idaho, 2006

Readers Theater 2006

Western Literature Association Conference,
Los Angeles, California, 2005

Western Literature Association Conference,
Big Sky, Montana, 2004

Photographs of scenery surrounding the conference site and various snapshots of WLA members

Western Literature Association Conference,
Big Sky, Montana, 2004

Photographs of conference events, including paper presentations and plenary speakers

Western Literature Association Conference,
Big Sky, Montana, 2004

Photographs of social events, including receptions and pictures of WLA members dancing

  • Western Literature Association (WLA)

    Founded in 1965, the Western Literature Association (WLA) is a non-profit, scholarly association that promotes the study of the diverse literature and cultures of the North American West, past and present.

    Conference Proposals

  • Western American Literature (WAL)

    (The Journal)

    Published by the Western Literature Association, Western American Literature is the leading journal in western American literary studies.

    Article Submissions