CFP: Faulkner and Twain (4/30/06; 10/19/06-10/21/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Deraschke_at_aol.com
contact email: 
Deraschke@aol.com

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Twain
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 19-21, 2006

This =E2=80=9CFaulkner and Twain=E2=80=9D conference invites proposals for=20=
twenty-minute=20
papers on any topic related to Faulkner and/or Twain. All critical approac=
hes,=20
including theoretical and pedagogical, are welcomed, as well as papers on=20
special collections of Twain and Faulkner. We are particularly interested=20=
in=20
inter-textual approaches and papers treating such topics as the river, the=20
frontier, humor, race, and history. Proposals for organized panels are als=
o=20
encouraged.

In addition to the paper sessions, the conference will include a keynote=20
address by a noted scholar, a dramatic presentation based on the works of=20
Faulkner and Twain, exhibits from the university=E2=80=99s Faulkner and Twa=
in collections,=20
and an historic tour of the local area.

Expanded versions of papers dealing with both authors will be considered fo=
r=20
possible publication in a collection of essays. Southeast Missouri State=20
University Press has expressed an interest in such a collection.

E-mail a 250-word abstract by April 30, 2006, to:

_cfs_at_semo.edu_ (mailto:cfs_at_semo.edu)=20

Inquiries should be directed to Robert Hamblin at _rhamblin_at_semo.edu_=20
(mailto:rhamblin_at_semo.edu) or 573-651-2628, or Peter Froehlich at=20
_pfroehlich_at_semo.edu_ (mailto:pfroehlich_at_semo.edu) or 573-651-2766.

Debrah Raschke
Associate Professor &
President of the Doris Lessing Society
English Dept.
Southeast Missouri St. University
Cape, MO 63701
573-651-2623
_http://cstl-cla.semo.edu/raschke/_ (http://cstl-cla.semo.edu/raschke/) =20

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