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"Philip Roth's Nonfiction" at 2018 ALA

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Philip Roth Society seeks participants for a roundtable entitled “Philip Roth’s Nonfiction” at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA from May 24-27, 2018.

 

"Philip Roth and Sports" at 2018 ALA

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
The Philip Roth Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel entitled “Philip Roth and Sports” at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA from May 24-27, 2018.

 

Carson McCullers Society Call for Papers ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
Carson McCullers Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Carson McCullers Society

American Literature Association

28th Annual Conference

May 24-27 San Francisco CA

 

CFP - Second Issue of The New Americanist

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
The New Americanist
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The New Americanist would like to announce a call for papers for its second issue (Spring 2019). The New Americanist is an interdisciplinary journal publishing scholarly work on the United States and the Americas broadly considered. We are especially interested in work which includes a global perspective, introduces new critical approaches, and proposes theoretical frameworks to the study of the US. We welcome contributions from scholars from around the world and across the humanities and social sciences.

Alcott in the Classroom

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
Gregory Eiselein / Louisa May Alcott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: Louisa May Alcott Society

American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2018

Alcott in the Classroom

The Newness of Little Women

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:16pm
Gregory Eiselein / Louisa May Alcott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS Roundtable: Louisa May Alcott Society

American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2018

The Newness of Little Women

Fitzgerald, and Fitzgerald and Wharton, ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:15pm
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

 

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society and the Edith Wharton Society

 

1)       Comparative Approaches to Fitzgerald and Wharton

 

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society and the Edith Wharton Society are collaborating to organize a panel on the two writers at the American Literature Association’s 2018 convention in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018. We are looking for scholars to present work that pursues comparative approaches to these pivotal twentieth-century literary artists.

 

Topics could include, but are by no means limited to:

 

SCL Call for Panel Proposals: ALA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:14pm
Society for Contemporary Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

The Society for Contemporary Literature sponsors two panels at the 29th annual American Literature Association Conference, May 24-27, 2018, in San Francisco. We are therefore soliciting proposals for possible panels for us to sponsor by December 1, 2017; the Board will decide on which panels to sponsor by December 10 and ask you to submit filled panels to us by January 28th, for submission through the SCL to the ALA by the deadline of January 30. We will entertain any idea for a panel from within the remit of the Society (i.e., the last twenty-five years).

 

David Foster Wallace Conference of Contemporary Literature and Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:08pm
Ryan Edel - DFW Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 11, 2017

The Fifth Annual David Foster Wallace Conference

on Contemporary Literature and Culture, June 7-9, 2018

 

The Fifth Annual David Foster Wallace Conference on Contemporary Literature and Culture will be held at Illinois State University, June 7-9, 2018. The conference invites both critical scholarship and creative writing.  Papers and panels should focus on literary works published since the 1950s and/or in the works of David Foster Wallace. Creative writing proposals in all genres are welcome.

Proposals are due by December 11, 2017.

 

Critical Papers  and Panels

Washington Irving Society (ALA 2018)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:23pm
Washington Irving Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

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 skeck@stlawu.edu by January 15, 2018.

 

CFP: Christmas Traditions in American Literature (ALA 2018)

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