Hemingway vs. the US Government--2014 ALA Conference, Washington, DC, May 22-25, 2014

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Ernest Hemingway Society
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skosiba@troy.edu

Call for Papers
Ernest Hemingway Society Panel
2014 American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference
May 22-25, 2014
Washington, DC

Ernest Hemingway vs. the United States Government

Due to the location of this year’s ALA conference in the nation’s capitol, it seems a prime opportunity to examine Ernest Hemingway’s often cantankerous relationship with all things governmental and political. From situations like his continual irritation with the Internal Revenue Service to his investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Hemingway often chaffed at bureaucracy and governmental oversight. This panel seeks papers that explore any aspects of Hemingway’s interactions with the American government or American politics, whether positive, negative, or any degree in-between. Please send your 250 word proposal and a brief CV to Professor Sara Kosiba at skosiba@troy.edu by January 1st, 2014.

More information about the American Literature Association conference can be found at: http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/american_literature_asso...

cfp categories: 
american
modernist studies
twentieth_century_and_beyond