SAMLA 2019: Power, Identity, and Relationships in the Works of Carson McCullers

deadline for submissions: 
May 20, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 

The Carson McCullers Society is pleased to invite paper proposals for SAMLA 2019 on the conference theme of "Language: Power, Identity, and Relationships." Proposals addressing any aspect of McCullers' life and works are welcome, especially those that contribute new understandings of how McCullers deploys language to institute, reify, challenge, and/or reconfigure power relations at the individual, communal, societal, national, or geopolitical levels. If interested, please submit a 300-word abstract and brief bio to Amber P. Hodge, Carson McCullers Society Secretary, at by Monday, May 20, 2019. SAMLA 2019 will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia from November 8-10.