CFP: IX Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference (1/15/07; 4/21/07-4/23/07)

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Emily Kane
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The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society will hold its IX Annual Conference in beautiful Harrodsburg and Springfield (Saint Catharine College), Kentucky, April 21-23, 2007. 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 of Springfield, Roberts's hometown.

Conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Elizabeth Madox Roberts's life and work. Papers may also deal intertextually with Roberts and other writers, Roberts in the context of the Southern Renascence, Roberts viewed from regional and historical perspectives, Roberts and Modernism, stylistic studies, etc. We also encourage 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, 2007.

-----Mail or e-mail title and abstract to Emily Kane, Program Chair, Department of English, University of Georgia, 254 Park Hall, Athens, Georgia 30602 or <>. Please send a copy also to at least one other member of the Program Committee: Michael Beilfuss, Dept. of English, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843 or <>; Matthew Nickel and Goretti Vianney-Benca, Department of English, SUNY-New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 12561 or <sapling> and <>.
Direct all other conference inquiries (registration, lodging, special events, etc.) to the Conference Co-Directors Gregg Neikirk, Dept. of English, Westfield State College, Westfield, MA 01085 or <> and H. R. Stoneback, English Dept., SUNY-New Paltz, New Paltz, NY 12561 or If you are on the EMR Society mail or e-mail list you will receive conference registration materials and lodging information in early February 2007.

Emily Kane
Department of English
15 Park Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

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