CFP: Collectors and Collecting in American Literature (no deadline noted; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Titus
contact email: 
titus@stolaf.edu

Call for papers for a proposed special session at 2006 M/MLA Annual
Convention November 9-12, The Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, Illinois

Proposed special session title:
Collectors and Collecting in American Literature

A call for papers addressing representations of collectors and collecting
in American literature, directing attention to the ways in which
collecting intersects with and articulates attitudes toward social class,
high/low culture, and consumerism and/or is shaped by region,
race-ethnicity, gender and other significant cultural contexts.

Contact Mary Titus
English Department
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
titus_at_stolaf.edu
507-646-3264

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cfp categories: 
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