CFP: [American] "Remembering Jon Hassler" panel at the SSML Symposium, May 7-9, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert
contact email: 

This panel calls for papers on Minnesota writer Jon Hassler (1933-2008)as
part of Writing the Midwest: A Symposium of Scholars and Writers, the 39th
Annual Symposium of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature to
be held in East Lansing, MI, May 7-9, 2009.

Papers on any aspect of Hassler’s work will be considered. In particular,
presenters may choose to focus on Hassler as
• Novelist
• Short story writer
• Writer for young adults
• Memoirist
• Chronicler of small-town, Minnesota life
• Catholic or religious writer
• Humorist

All presenters must be members (or must become members) of the Society and
must register for the conference:

Please submit proposals or direct queries to:
Scott Emmert
Department of English
University of Wisconsin â€" Fox Valley
1478 Midway Road
Menasha, WI 54952

Deadline for proposal submissions is December 1, 2008

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