CFP: Charles W. Chesnutt (11/15/06; ALA, 5/25/06-5/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Wright-Mcfatter, Susan
contact email: 

The Charles Waddell Chesnutt Association is seeking papers to be
included in two Chesnutt sessions at the American Literature Association
Conference to be held from May 25-28, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency San
Francisco in Embarcadero Center, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA


We would be interested in papers focusing on Chesnutt and film from a
variety of perspectives for one session.

The second session is open at this point: we will determine the topic
upon receipt of abstracts; however, we would be interested in first-rate
essays on methods of teaching Chesnutt or on his three most recently
published novels, of which at least one, Evelyn's Husband, is available
or on critical approaches to works such as The Quarry, Mandy Oxendine,
and The Colonel's Dream.


Please send one to two page abstracts to both Keith Byerman, Indiana
State University ( and Susan Wright, Clark Atlanta
University ( via email by the January 15, 2006 deadline.
Please do not send by attachment

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