Title: "The Empathetic Imagination and the Pedagogies of American Protest Music"
As we head toward the 150th anniversary of Catharine Sedgwick's death and the 20th anniversary of the CMS Society in 2017, we invite proposals for the following panel for ALA 2017:
Session #1: TIME, MEMORIALS AND ANNIVERSARIES (3 or 4 15 to 20-minute papers):
William Faulkner Society
2017 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA, May 25-28
Reading Faulkner in the Age of Trump(ism)
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2017 American Literature Association in Boston, Massachusetts, 25-28.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals for papers examining any aspect of Fitzgerald’s life and work that provides fresh insights.
The Don DeLillo Society seeks contributions for the next edition of its newsletter.
Short, informal articles on any aspect of DeLillo's work or DeLillo scholarship are welcome. Submissions should be no longer than 1,500 words.
Please submit contributions to Anne Longmuir by March 1, 2017.
Special Issue of Symbiosis: A Journal of Transatlantic Literary and Cultural Relations
Arkansas State University opens a call for presentations for a public symposium in conjunction with the inaugural Johnny Cash Heritage Festival to be held in Dyess, Arkansas, Oct. 19-21, 2017. The symposium, “Johnny Cash: Arts and Artistry from the New Deal into the 21st Century,” is co-sponsored by the Historic Dyess Colony: Johnny Cash Boyhood Home and the A-State Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program.
American Jewish Literature: New Approaches and New Voices
The Society for American Jewish Literature will sponsor one session at the American Literature Association’s 28th Annual Conference, which will take place in Boston, MA from May 25-28, 2017.
We welcome submissions on any topic related to American Jewish literature, including papers on diverse genres and comparative approaches.
Please send your 250-word proposal (or direct any inquiries) to William Etter at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for proposals is January 27, 2017. Papers must be limited to 15-20 minutes in length.
CCL MLA CFP 2018
“The Secular and the Literary”
Convened by Caleb D. Spencer & Mark Eaton
The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Assoc. This panel seeks to explore the trends in literature of the past 25 years, especially the future of genre fiction. Starting points for discussion may include, but are not limited to
- Genres of popular fiction
- Genre/generic conventions
- Blurring/disappearing genre lines
- Multi-genre literature