Ralph Ellison March 9-11 2012 Claremont McKenna College

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Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers

Moderator: Adam Bradley, University of Colorado

We seek papers from high school and college teachers, graduate students, and independent scholars on any aspect of Ralph Ellison's career: his early stories, Invisible Man, Shadow and Act, Going to the Territory, his writing on music, his relationships with other authors (Richard Wright, Saul Bellow, etc.), his reception history, Juneteenth, and Three Days Before the Shooting.

All participants – we hope for fifteen to twenty – will be from the call
for papers. Proposals for papers should be sent by December 15 to Professor Adam Bradley, Department of English, University of Colorado at Boulder, 226 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0226 (or Adam.Bradley@Colorado.edu) and Professor John Burt, Department of English MS023, Brandeis University, Waltham MA 02454 (or burt@brandeis.edu).