Associate Professor
University of Minnesota Duluth
Duluth Minnesota UNITED STATES

John D. Schwetman is an Associate Professor of English in the Department of English, Linguistics and Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He specializes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century U. S. literature. His chapter titled "Contact Points: The Roadside Diner’s Machinery of Work in John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath" just appeared in a collection titled Left in the West: Literature, Culture, and Progressive Politics in the American West (U of Nevada P, 2018), edited by Dr. Gioia Woods. He is currently working on a book titled Far from Home, which considers the politics of region and place in twentieth-century US travel narrative. He is attending the 2019 MLA Convention to present on Robert Frost on the Robert Frost panel and is looking forward to spending a few days in "Stormy, husky, brawling" city that local son Carl Sandburg wrote about.


8:30 AM–9:45 AM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Michigan 1AB

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