XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2012

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Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
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jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2012 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

The XIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference will be held April 21-23, 2012, at St. Catharine College (Springfield, KY) and the Beaumont Inn (Harrodsburg, KY).
Conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Elizabeth Madox Roberts’ life and work. Papers may also deal intertextually with Roberts and other writers; Roberts in the context of the Southern Renascence; Roberts viewed from regional and historical perspectives; Roberts and Modernism; Roberts and Southern history; Roberts and Religion, etc. First time reader response papers or essays of discovery and celebration from new readers of Roberts are also strongly encouraged.

Titles and abstracts are due January 7, 2012. Papers should be no more than 15 minutes in oral presentation. Academic paper sessions will be held at St. Catharine College in Springfield. The conference headquarters is the lovely and legendary Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg.

Email title and abstract (250 words) to Jessica Mackenzie Conti (SUNY New Paltz), Program Chair at jesmackenzie@hotmail.com.

Direct all other conference inquiries to the Co-Conference Directors: Matthew Nickel (University of Louisiana—Lafayette) at mattcnickel@gmail.com and H. R. Stoneback, (Dept. of English, SUNY New Paltz) at Stoney_Sparrow@webtv.net.

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