CFP: Holy Land(s) in American Lit (10/5/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Yothers, Brian
contact email: 
byothers@utep.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a proposed panel on the topic of "Holy =
Land(s) in the American Literary Imagination" at the College English =
Association conference in San Antonio, TX (April 6-8, 2006).
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The term "Holy Land(s)" in the title is broadly conceived, so proposals =
that deal with U.S. representations or discussions of landscapes =
designated as "sacred" anywhere in the world are welcomed. Proposals =
that deal in some way with literary representations or discussions of =
Ottoman Palestine in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are =
particularly welcome, as are discussions of the role that the idea of a =
"Holy Land" may have played in eighteenth and nineteenth century U.S. =
self-fashioning.
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Proposals should be no more than 250 words and should be submitted =
electronically to Brian Yothers at byothers_at_utep.edu by October 5, 2005. =

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Brian Yothers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor=20
Department of English
University of Texas at El Paso
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