CFP: [American] Faulkner Society ALA 2008

full name / name of organization: 
John T. Matthews
contact email: 
jtmattws@bu.edu

The Faulkner Society (ALA 2008)

Calls for papers for two panels at the American Literature Association
Conference in San Francisco (May 22-25, 2008).

We encourage submissions of 250 word abstracts for individual papers or
proposals of entire panels on open topics for either conference.
Deadline for ALA submissions: January 15, 2008. Proposals should be sent
to John T. Matthews, President, The Faulkner Society, Boston University,
Department of English, 236 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215 or
jtmattws_at_bu.edu. Electronic submissions preferred.

In addition to unrestricted proposals, we are interested in papers or
panels that might address the following topics:

Teaching Faulkner
New contexts for teaching Faulkner, including postcolonial literatures;
history of colonialism and imperialism; global South; critical
regionalism; new theoretical models

Faulkner and the African Diaspora
Faulkner’s relation to the literature and history of African diaspora:
slavery; anti-colonialism; black nationalisms; African and African
American culture

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