CFP: How and Why We Teach Poe in 2006 (12/2/05; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary De Jong
contact email: 

Submissions for a session titled "How and Why We Teach Poe in 2006" are
invited by the Poe Studies Association at the American Literature
Association Conference, May 25-28, 2006, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco
in Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, CA. For information on the
conference, visit

Papers may address but need not be limited to historic successes and
failures in teaching Poe (and why they might change in 2006), Poe in the
undergraduate survey, Poe in upper division and graduate courses, why we
love or hate teaching Poe, Poe and the canon, Poe and theory, Poe and film,
Poe's special relevance in the context of post 9/11 terror.

Please send inquiries and abstracts (250-500 words plus brief cv) via
e-mail (no attachments, please) by December 2, 2005 to

Noelle Baker (
2408 Woodland Terrace
Neenah, WI 54956


Mary De Jong (
Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, PA 16601-3760

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