Octavia E. Butler Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

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Octavia E. Butler Society
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The Octavia E. Butler Society invites abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://alaconf.org/annual-conference/). Please note that we can only accept proposals for individual papers and will not be able to accept proposals for entire panels.

We invite paper proposals on Octavia Butler and all aspects of her work. We particularly invite papers on Fledgling, as 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of that novel.

Please send abstracts to Conseula Francis (francisc@cofc.edu) by January 2, 2015. Please adhere to the following format: 1. Identify email subject as follows: OEB Submission 2015 - [Your Last Name]; 2. Save Abstracts as Word Doc and include Name, Bio, Paper Title and Abstract within the word.doc.

Presenters must be members of the Octavia E. Butler Society by the time of the conference. Information about the Society can be found at the OEB website: http://oebsociety.wordpress.com