CFP: [American] Poe and the Middle East (1/10/08; ALA 5/22-5/25/08)
Poe Studies Association call for papers
2008 American Literature Association conference
San Francisco, May 22-25, 2008
"Poe and the Middle East"
The Poe Studies Association seeks abstracts for 15-20 minute papers on the
place of the Middle East in Poeâ€™s writings for one of our two panels at the
2008 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May
22-25. Possible topics include the aesthetics and cultural politics of
Poeâ€™s concept of the arabesque, Orientalist aspects of Poeâ€™s works, Poeâ€™s
representations and adaptations of the religions and literatures of the
Middle East, and Poe in translation and/or Poeâ€™s reception in the Middle
East. Relevant topics not listed here are welcome as well.
Please send 250-word abstracts and a brief CV to mdinius_at_udel.edu by
January 10, 2008.
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