Engaging Bayard Taylor (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

Engaging Bayard Taylor: This once-forgotten poet, novelist, and travel writer is now frequently referenced in studies of transnationalism, sexuality, class, and imperialism in 19th c. American literature. What interpretive issues result from his revival as a touchstone of popular literary culture? Papers on individual works or on Taylor in relation to other literary figures welcome. Abstracts and CV via PAMLA's online proposal system by 3/31/2013: http://www.pamla.org

The 2013 PAMLA conference will be held at the Bahia Resort in San Diego, California, on November 1-3, 2013. All panel participants must join PAMLA by May 1, 2013 and must register and pay for the conference by September 15, 2013.

Questions to Liam Corley (wccorley@csupomona.edu).

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
poetry
travel_writing