UPDATE: History and American Modernisms (9/18/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)
Please note deadline extension, to 9/18/05.
Modern History: Constructions of the Past in American Literary=20
Modernisms. What role did visions of history play in the formation of=20
and work by American modernist movements (Harlem Renaissance, Southern=20
Renaissance, expatriates, poets, leftists, etc)? How did writers such as =
Hughes, Ransom, Stein, Williams, and Le Seuer construct the past, and to =
what ends? All topics and approaches, including interdisciplinary ones,=20
welcome. E-mail 250-500 word abstracts to Ben Railton=20
September 18, 2005.
[For further possible inspiration, here's the write-up submitted to=20