CFP: [American] Theodore Dreiser Panels at ALA 2009 (1/10/09; 21-24 May 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna Campbell
contact email: 
campbelld@wsu.edu

Call for Papers
American Literature Association Conference
21-24 May 2009
Boston, Massachusetts

The Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two sessions at the American
Literature Association Conference in Boston on 21-24 May 2009 at the Westin
Copley Place Hotel.

1. Biographical approaches to Dreiser. Topics may include, but are not
limited to, the new edition of Dreiser letters edited by Donald Pizer,
recent Dreiser biographies, Dreiser's fiction as autobiography (and his
autobiographies as fiction), contemporaries' memoirs about and memories of
Dreiser, travel narrative as autobiography, the intersection of fiction and
biography in Dreiser's writing, and so on.

2. Open topic. Papers may be submitted on any topic concerning Dreiser or
his work.

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

Please send brief proposals (1-2 pages) by email to the program chair by 10
January 2009:

Donna Campbell
Department of English
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-5020
campbelld_at_wsu.edu

Conference details may be found at the American Literature Association web
site:
http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/index.html

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