CFP: [20th] Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole McDaniel
contact email: 

The XI Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference will be held April 18-20,
2009, at St. Catharine College (Springfield, KY) and the Beaumont Inn
(Harrodsburg, KY).

Conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Elizabeth Madox
Roberts’ life and work. Papers may also deal intertextually with Roberts
and other writers; Roberts in the context of the Southern Renascence;
Roberts viewed from regional and historical perspectives; Roberts and
Modernism; stylistic studies, etc. First time reader response papers or
essays of discovery and celebration from new readers of Roberts are
strongly encouraged.

Titles and abstracts are due January 10, 2009. Papers should be no more
than 15 minutes in oral presentation. Academic paper sessions will be held
at St. Catharine College, Springfield. The conference headquarters is the
lovely and legendary Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg.

Email title and abstract to:
Nicole McDaniel (Texas A&M), Program Chair, at

Please send a copy also to at least one other member of the Program Committee:
Goretti Vianney-Benca (SUNY New Paltz) at; Vicki Barker
(Carson-Newman College) at; William Boyle (University of
Mississippi) at; Matthew Nickel (University of
Louisiana-Lafayette) at; Alex Shakespeare (Boston
College) at; Natalie Khoury (University of Georgia)
at; or Gisele Sigal (Universite de Pau, France) at

Direct all other conference inquiries to the Conference Co-directors: Brad
McDuffie, Dept. of English, Nyack College
( and H. R. Stoneback, Dept. of English,
SUNY New Paltz, 75 S. Manheim Blvd., New Paltz, NY 12561

See the Roberts Society website ( for further
information, archived newsletters, and recent critical studies of Roberts.

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