CFP: [American] Faulkner Society ALA 2008

full name / name of organization: 
John T. Matthews
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The Faulkner Society (ALA 2008)

Calls for papers for two panels at the American Literature Association
Conference in San Francisco (May 22-25, 2008).

We encourage submissions of 250 word abstracts for individual papers or
proposals of entire panels on open topics for either conference.
Deadline for ALA submissions: January 15, 2008. Proposals should be sent
to John T. Matthews, President, The Faulkner Society, Boston University,
Department of English, 236 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215 or Electronic submissions preferred.

In addition to unrestricted proposals, we are interested in papers or
panels that might address the following topics:

Teaching Faulkner
New contexts for teaching Faulkner, including postcolonial literatures;
history of colonialism and imperialism; global South; critical
regionalism; new theoretical models

Faulkner and the African Diaspora
Faulkner’s relation to the literature and history of African diaspora:
slavery; anti-colonialism; black nationalisms; African and African
American culture

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