CFP: American Literary Lecture Tours (3/15/06; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
kleick_at_lima.ohio-state.edu
contact email: 
kleick@lima.ohio-state.edu

Submissions are invited for a panel on American Literary Lecture Tours at The Modern Language Association
Conference in Chicago, 27 – 30 December 2007.

Papers may discuss one or more tours of any writer in the United States. How did this writer’s tour(s) affect his or her
literary reputation? Did this writer’s talks suggest new ways to interpret his or her life and work to audiences? How did
lecture tours contribute to the American conception of a literary celebrity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries?

Please send C.V. and 500 word abstracts by 15 March to Karen Leick, Assistant Professor of English:

leick.1_at_osu.edu

or

Department of English
The Ohio State University
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH 45804

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