Richard Lee, English/Arts and Humanities, published a book chapter in George Saunders: Critical Studies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017: pp. 77-104): “Hanging by a Thread in the Homeland: The Four Institutional Monologues of George Saunders”. Lee also gave two national conference presentations on Saunders this spring—at the College English Association (CEA) in Hilton Head (April) and the American Literature Association (ALA, May) in Boston, where he also served as panel chair/discussant. The first of those two presentations, “George Saunders’ ‘Floating Island(s)’: The Four Institutional Monologues as Sequence and Exemplary Lens“
Was awarded the Best in Section Presentation Award and has been solicited for publication in their journal, The CEA Critic.