Lingering Apparitions in Pennsylvania Fiction--Sept. 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2014
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Lingering Apparitions in Pennsylvania Fiction

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

This panel seeks to explore the theme of lingering apparitions, of slavery, of the dead, of the past, etc., in fiction by and about Pennsylvanians. Possible works include, but are not limited to, David Bradely’s The Chaneysville Incident, Tawni O’Dell’s Backroads, any of John O’Hara’s work set in the anthracite coal region, or more contemporary work such as that of Stephen Raleigh Byler. Send 250 word abstracts to Jerry Wemple and Tina Entzminger at bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline: September 30, 2013
Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
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A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
twentieth_century_and_beyond