Stephen Crane Society Panels at ALA 2020

deadline for submissions: 
January 15, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Crane Society
contact email: 

Call for Papers: Stephen Crane Society. ALA 2020

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego on May 21-24, 2020. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions:

·      Crane’s depiction of war

·      Crane and the arts (e. g., painting, photography, music)

·      Crane’s depiction of the city

·      Crane’s poetry

·      Crane’s journalism

·      the Sullivan County tales and sketches

·      the Western stories

·      the Whilomville stories

·      one of Crane’s lesser-known novels (The Third VioletActive Service, or The O’Ruddy)

·      Crane’s depiction of women

·      Crane’s relationship with other writers, e. g., Garland, Howells, Conrad, or Frederic

·      Crane’s influence on later writers

 

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

You may also propose a roundtable discussion on, say, teaching Crane’s short stories.

Please email abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by January 15, 2020, to the program chair: 

Paul Sorrentino

psorrent@vt.edu

 

For more information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org. If you have questions about the conference, contact the Conference Director, Professor Leslie Petty, at pettyL@rhodes.edu. If you have questions about ALA, contact the Executive Director of ALA, Professor Alfred Bendixen, at ab23@princeton.edu.