CFP: Poe and Anxiety (12/2/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary De Jong
contact email: 
mld4@psu.edu

Submissions are invited for a session titled "Poe and Anxiety" sponsored by
the Poe Studies Association at the American Literature Association
Conference, May 25-28, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in
Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, CA. For information on the
conference, visit
<http://www.americanliterature.org/>www.americanliterature.org .

All approaches to this topic are welcome. Treatments of the subject may
address but need not be limited to the contexts of nineteenth-century
spiritualism, ghost stories, authorship, nation building, globalism,
cosmopolitanism, religion, science, German literature and philosophy,
gender, race, sexuality, comparisons of nineteenth-century and post 9/11
conceptions of "evil."

Please send inquiries and abstracts (250-500 words plus brief cv) via
e-mail (no attachments, please) by December 2, 2005, to

Noelle Baker (nbaker2_at_new.rr.com)
2408 Woodland Terrace
Neenah, WI 54956

and

Mary De Jong (mld4_at_psu.edu)
Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, PA 16601-3760

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