CFP: [American] CFP [American], ALA 2009; Hymns as Literature, 19th century; proposal & cv due 12/15/08

full name / name of organization: 
Mary G. De Jong
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Hymns as Literature
This panel being organized for the 2009 ALA conference will examine the
hymn as a vital literary genre of the American nineteenth century. Papers
examining any aspect of nineteenth-century hymnody are welcome. Some
possible topics include performance, public or private; the gendering of
hymns; domesticity and the American hymn; the political hymn; the hymnal as
material object; the devotional use of hymns; and the interpolation of
hymns into other genres. Send a one-page abstract or finished paper no
longer than 10 pages and cv including current contact information to Dr.
Mary De Jong of Penn State Altoona at by December 15, 2008.
Please use Word.

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