Kate Chopin International Society's sponsored panels at 2012 American Literature Association conference-- due January 15, 2012

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The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2012 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24-27.

The first panel, a roundtable on "Teaching Kate Chopin in Different Contexts," seeks short (five- to six-minute) papers/remarks that address either teaching Chopin juxtaposed with works/genres or in courses she isn't often associated with or in educational settings such as continuing education programs, prisons, women's shelters, literacy programs, etc. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks.

The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin's life or work. Proposals (for presentations no longer than twenty minutes) should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a 200-400-word abstract.

Send submissions for both the roundtable and the open session to Bernard Koloski (bkoloski@katechopin.org) and Christina G. Bucher (cbucher@berry.edu) by January 15, 2012.

For more information about KCIS, visit http://www.katechopin.org/

For more information about the American Literature Association and its annual conference, visit http://www.americanliterature.org