[update] William Blake and His Influence 4/7-11 2009, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; proposals by Sept. 30, 2009
Papers are welcome on William Blake and his influence on any one of the many artists or movements he impacted, including not only literature but visual arts and music: including but not limited to the Pre-Raphaelites, the Ancients, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Ginsberg and the Beats, Van Morrison, Billy Bragg, Patti Smith, composer William Bolcom, -- not to mention popular writers like Joyce Carol Oates, Thomas Harris, etc. What do the artists "half create/And what perceive" in their own vision of William Blake? What is Blake's legacy today? E-mail abstracts or complete papers (limited to 10-12 minutes presentation time) to Josephine McQuail or mail to Dr. J. McQuail, Box 5053, 5 William L. Jones Dr., Cookeville TN 38505 USA; FAX (931) 372-3484; more information (931) 372-6207, or check the NeMLA website at http://www.nemla.org. Papers cannot be presented in absentia; presenters must join NeMLA and register for the convention if their proposal is accepted. Abstracts or papers must be received by Sept. 30, 2009 to be considered.