CFP: [20th] North American James Joyce Conference, June 12-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Shechner
contact email: 
dedalus449@netscape.net

CALL FOR PAPERS
The 2009 North American James Joyce Conference
Endorsed by the International James Joyce Foundation
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
June 12-16, 2009
www.english.buffalo.edu/jamesjoyce

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The 2009 North American James Joyce Conference will be hosted by the
Department of English at the University at Buffalo-SUNY. The conference
will feature plenary addresses by Luca Crispi (National Library of Ireland
and University College, Dublin) and John Nash (Durham University); panels
on the Joyce collection at Buffalo, genetic studies of Joyce’s manuscripts
and avant-textes, theoretical innovations in Joyce studies, the literary
and cultural fields of modernism, and Joyce’s Irish contexts; a major
exhibit of items from the holdings of the James Joyce Collection at the
University Libraries; readings by novelist Colum McCann, a presentation on
and demonstration of archive collection conservation; and Buffalo’s 12th
annual Bloomsday celebration.
 
We welcome abstracts for individual papers and proposals for additional
panels on any Joyce-related topic, and particularly encourage submissions
that connect in some way to the James Joyce Collection at the University
Libraries. Abstracts for individual papers should be limited to 150-200
words, while completed panel proposals should not exceed 500 words. All
non-plenary papers or presentations are strictly limited to a maximum of 20
minutes. Participants are limited to presenting a paper on one panel only.
Submissions must include name, institutional affiliation or independent
scholar status, contact information, and a list of any audio/visual
equipment needed for your presentation.
 
***** DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 15, 2009. *****

Please send electronic submissions (as attachments) to jj2009_at_buffalo.edu,
or, if by mail, to James Joyce Conference, the Department of English, 306
Clemens Hall, University at Buffalo-SUNY, Buffalo, New York, 14260-4610.

For questions about housing, travel, and other arrangements, please check
the conference homepage or write directly to dedalus449_at_netscape.net.

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