CFP: Early American Literature and Food Culture (ALA 2018)
The Washington Irving Society invites proposals connecting Irving and his contemporaries with food culture studies for the ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018. Possible topics include (but are not limited to) the history of particular foods, the politics of the kitchen, agricultural practices, cross-cultural food encounters, mealtime rituals, hunger, or overconsumption as represented in early American literature. All critical frameworks are welcome. Please send an abstract of no more than 200 words plus a short CV to email@example.com by January 15, 2018.
CFP: Christmas Traditions in American Literature (ALA 2018)