Philip Derbesy at ALA 2016


bookshelf2Second-year Ph.D. student Philip Derbesy presented at the American Literature Association’s annual conference held May 26 – 29 in San Francisco. His presentation was titled “‘What Kind of Folks Have You Got Here?’: Audience as Congregation in Faulkner’s Sanctuary.”

Derbesy’s work was part of a panel moderated by Ph.D. Dean’s Fellow Ray Horton, “American Literature and Belief: Modern to Postmodern.