Cooper and His Contemporaries: 18th James Fenimore Cooper Conference July 10-15, 2011; Deadline March 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
18th James Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar/Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

We are seeking papers that consider Cooper and his relationships with those figures who inhabited his intellectual and cultural landscape. Paper and presentation topics may include but are not limited to:

Literary and Artistic Collaborations

The Bread and Cheese Club

Painters of the Hudson River School

Cooper’s Influence and Influences on Cooper

Literary Rivalries

Representations of the Frontier

Responses to Indian Relocation

The Anti-Rent War

Populism and Democracy

We are happy, of course, to consider any proposals that address Cooper’s work and his time.

Papers should be 8-10 pages in length (20 minute presentation). Send proposals via e-mail to:

Dr. Roger W. Hecht

hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Proposal deadline is March 31, 2011.

http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/english/conferences/coopercfp11.html

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
interdisciplinary
postcolonial
travel_writing