UPDATE: [American] ALA: Edgar A. Poe panels

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Amper
contact email: 
susanamper@yahoo.com

Perplexed by Poe

>From puzzles and contradictions to literary disguise to outright hoaxing,
Poe's work relentlessly frustrates our effort to read it. Abstracts are
solicited for 15-20 minute papers examining instances and aspects of the
puzzling across the range of Poe's work. Panel sponsored by the Poe
Studies Association at the 2008 American Literature Association
Conference in San Francisco, May 22-25.
Please send 250 word abstracts and brief C.V. by to Susan Amper at
susanamper_at_yahoo.com or susan.amper_at_bcc.cuny by January 10, 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 Poe's writings for one of our two panels
at the 2008 American Literature Association conference. Possible topics
include the aesthetics and cultural politics of Poe's concept of the
arabesque, Orientalist aspects of Poe's works, Poe's representations and
adaptations of the religions and literatures of the Middle East, and Poe
in translation and/or Poe'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 Marcy Dinius at
mdinius_at_udel.edu by January 10, 2008.

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