CFP: Representing American Poverty (9/8/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Miller
contact email: 

For a proposed panel on representations of American poverty at the 20th-
Century Literature and Culture Conference to be held at the University of
Louisville, February 22-24, 2007.

Papers on all aspects of 20th-century literary and/or filmic
representations of poverty in the U.S. are welcome. Possible topics might
include but are not limited to: period studies (e.g., The Great
Depression, the New Deal era, the age of Reagan and beyond); homelessness;
class conflict; immigration; gender divisions; the aesthetics of poverty;
realism / experimental narratives; politics and literary or cinematic

Please email 200 word abstracts by September 8, 2006 to Gregory Miller,
University of California at Davis (

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