Washington Irving's Sketchbook at 200 (ALA 2019)

deadline for submissions: 
January 15, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 

In honor of the 200th anniversary of The Sketch Book (1819-1820), which includes the legendary stories “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” the Washington Irving Society invites proposals for any topic related to The Sketch Book for the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2019. Please send an abstract of 250 words plus a brief bio to Dr. Sean Keck at skeck@radford.edu by January 15, 2019. For more information about ALA and the WIS, please see americanliteratureassociation.org and irvingsociety.wordpress.com.