CFP: Literature in George W. Bush's America (1/26/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Rubin, Lance
contact email: 

We are looking for papers for a proposed independent panel at this =
year's American Literature Association conference in Boston (May 24-27, =
2007, Memorial Day weekend). Papers should focus on American literature =
written during the years of the current Bush administration. Ideally, =
papers will look at how recent American literature intersects with the =
events and policy decisions of the past six years including, but =
certainly not limited to, the events of September 11th, American =
military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan, the environment, the =
"Third Great Awakening" and the increased influence of the religious =
right, Enron and other corporate scandals, the USA Patriot Act, the role =
of the media, and the popularity of FOX News. =20
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Please send 1-2 page abstracts or completed papers by January 26th, =
2007, as a Word attachment to lance.rubin_at_arapahoe.edu or to the address =
below:
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Lance Rubin, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Humanities=20
Arapahoe Community College
5900 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80160

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