CFP: [American] Robert Frost and Willa Cather ALA 2009

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Robert Bernard Hass
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Call for Papers
American Literature Association
21-24 May 2009
Boston, Massachusetts

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor two sessions at the American
Literature Association 20th Annual Conference.

Session 1:

Robert Frost and Willa Cather: Crossroads of Regional Landscapes

In cooperation with the Willa Cather Society, the Robert Frost Society
invites papers that explore the relationship between Robert Frost and
Willa Cather. Near Contemporaries who genuinely admired each other’s
art, Frost and Cather display important thematic, stylistic, and
philosophical affinities that have largely gone unexamined. All topics
will be considered. Biographical, thematic, theoretical, eco-critical,
and linguistic analyses particularly welcome.

Session 2:

Papers on all aspects of Robert Frost’s writing and related topics are

Please submit proposals or papers via e-mail before 10 January 2009, to
the program chair:
Robert Bernard Hass
President, Robert Frost Society
217 Centennial Hall
Edinboro University
Department of English and Theatre Arts
Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444
Audio-visual equipment: The ALA will normally provide the following:
slide projectors and screens, vcr-dvd equipment, cd or cassette tape
players, and projectors for PowerPoint presentations.
Conference Information: The American Literature Association’s 20th annual
conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on 21-24 May
2009 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). For further
information, please consult the ALA website at
or contact the conference director Professor Alfred Bendixen via email
Location: The Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA
02116-5798, (617-262-9600)

Conference Fee: For those who pre-register before April 15, 2007: $85
($50 for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Retired Faculty).
After April 15, the fees are $100 and $60.

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