James Agee at ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010 (proposals due Jan. 18, 2010)

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The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2010 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee's work, especially in connection with artistic and cultural trends of his times. Recent topics have included Agee's poetry, reconsiderations of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and The Morning Watch, and Agee as film critic and translator of foreign films. Of particular interest are papers treating the restored edition of A Death in the Family. Send 250-word abstracts by January 18, 2010, to Hugh Davis at hdavis@piedmont.edu.

The American Literature Association's 21st annual conference will meet at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 27-30, 2010 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). The deadline for all proposals is January 30, 2010. For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or contact the conference director, Professor Alfred Bendixen of Texas A & M University at abendixen@tamu.edu with specific questions.