Kicking the Canon in the Breeches

Tulloch, John
September 2012
Literary Journalism Studies;Fall2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p95
Academic Journal
In this article, the author comments on the keynote address by Professor Nancy Roberts during the event titled "Firing the Canon" by the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS) in Toronto, Ontario in May 2012. According to Google, the secret to delivering a successful keynote address is to start with an icebreaking joke and talk with anecdotes. The author states that Roberts' keynote address has three components including passion, scholarship and imagination.


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