CFP: VIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference (1/15/06; 4/22/06-4/24/06)

full name / name of organization: 
njc_at_uga.edu
contact email: 
njc@uga.edu

The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society will hold its VIII
Annual Conference
in Harrodsburg and Springfield (Saint Catharine College),
Kentucky--April 22-24, 2006. The conference headquarters
(site of the
opening banquet, keynote session, and annual business
meeting) is the
lovely and legendary Beaumont Inn, in historic Harrodsburg.
Academic
paper sessions will be held at Saint Catharine College, just
outside
Springfield, Roberts' hometown.

The conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of
Elizabeth Madox
Roberts' life and work. Papers may also deal intertextually
with Roberts
& other writers, Roberts in the context of the Southern
Renascence,
Roberts viewed from regional & historical perspectives,
Roberts &
Modernism, stylistic studies, etc. We also welcome first-
time reader
response papers, essays of discovery and celebration from
new readers of
Roberts. Papers should be no more than 8 pages (15 minutes
in oral
presentation). Titles and Abstracts are due January 15, 2006.
-----Mail or e-mail title and abstract to Nicole Camastra,
Program
Chair, Department of English, University of Georgia, 254
Park Hall,
Athens, Georgia 30602 <njc_at_uga.edu>
Please send copy also to the Associate Program Chairs,
Matthew Nickel
and Goretti Vianney-Benca, Department of English, SUNY-New
Paltz, New
Paltz, NY 12561 <sapling 805_at_yahoo.com> & <vianneyg_at_aol.com>
-----Direct all other conference inquiries (registration,
lodging,
special events, etc.) to the Conference Co-Directors William
Boyle & H.
R. Stoneback, English Dept., SUNY-New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
12561
<boyle711_at_newpaltz.edu> & <Stoney_Sparrow_at_webtv.net> If you
are on the
EMR Society mail or e-mail list you will receive conference
registration
materials and lodging information by Feb. 1, 2006.

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond