James Agee at ALA, May 26-29, 2011 (Jan. 20 submission deadline)
The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee's work, especially in connection with artistic and cultural trends of his times. Recent topics have included Agee's poetry, reconsiderations of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and The Morning Watch, and Agee as travel writer, ecocritic, and translator of foreign films. Of particular interest are papers treating the restored edition of A Death in the Family. Send 250-word abstracts by January 20, 2011, to Hugh Davis at email@example.com.
The American Literature Association's 22nd annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 26-29, 2011 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or contact the conference director, Professor Alfred Bendixen of Texas A & M University at firstname.lastname@example.org with specific questions.