Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com; smcfatt@cau.edu

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, May 22-25, 2014

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, May 22-25, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington D.C. 20001 (202-737-1234)
Session I: Ideas for consideration: The secular and/or "spiritual" in Chesnutt's works (might include journal entries, letters, and essays in addition to fiction); or,
Ambiguities in Chesnutt's works: social linguistic, psychological/psychoanalytic, eco-critical, or other relevant approaches to Chesnutt's fiction.
Session II: Open topic.
Please email no more than a two-page abstract of paper by January 15, 2014,to program chair, Susan Prothro Wright: swright1222@aol.com
or smcfatt@cau.edu. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website: www.americanliterature.org

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies