CFP: C. S. Lewis & Inklings (12/16/05; 3/3/06-3/4/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Himes
contact email: 
JHimes@jbu.edu

9th Annual C. S. Lewis and the Inklings Conference (Sponsored by the C.
S. Lewis and Inklings Society
<http://www.okcu.edu/english/cslis/home.html> )
Keynote Speaker: Tom Shippey, world-renowned scholar of J. R. R.
Tolkien: Author of the Century=20

Date: March 3-4, 2006=20
Location: John Brown University <http://www.jbu.edu/> , Siloam Springs,
AR

"Faith, Friendship, Fiction"
The conference theme focuses on the conditions which forged these
writers' mythopoeic and theological notions. Scholarly and thematic
papers examining the impact of Christian faith and friendship upon the
fictional works of Lewis, Tolkien, and other Inklings are especially
welcome.
Papers and proposals are also invited exploring all aspects of the life,
times, and writings of the Inklings, including literary influences and
predecessors - ranging from Medieval epic to 19th-century fairy tale to
20th-century science fiction - that drew these Oxford writers together.
Scholars as well as students, both graduate and undergraduate, are
invited to submit proposals.
Deadline for proposals: December 16, 2005. You must be registered as a
member of CSLIS <http://www.okcu.edu/english/cslis/membership.html> to
participate.
All electronic submissions should conform to the following guidelines:
* Subject: Submission to CSLIS CONFERENCE=20
* Text body: Paper title, author's name, institution and status
(faculty or student), and 250-word abstract=20
* Contact info: Include your mailing address and daytime phone
SEND ABSTRACTS TO: jhimes_at_jbu.edu (479) 524-7399=20
OR MAIL THEM TO: Dr. Jonathan Himes, English Dept., John Brown
University, 2000 West University St., Box 3072, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond