Arkansas Philological Association 2010 Conference: "Visions and Revisions" October 7-9, 2010 Fayetteville AR

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Call for Papers
Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the
Arkansas Philological Association
2010 Conference:
"Visions and Revisions"

October 7-9, 2010
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The English Department at the University of Arkansas is proud to host the 2010 Arkansas Philological Association Conference October 7-9, 2010 in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. As always, the APA welcomes scholarly papers on any topic pertaining to the literature of any nation or period, language, philosophy, popular culture, the teaching of writing, English education, as well as literary criticism from other places and periods. Creative writers are also encouraged to submit original works of poetry, drama, or fiction. For scholarly papers, please submit the title and a 500 word (maximum) abstract; for creative works, submit the entire work and a note of context, if useful. Please note if you would be interested in chairing a session. Note that the maximum reading time is twenty minutes.

Keynote Speaker
Professor John Fleming
Professor Emeritus of English at Princeton and author of numerous texts, including the The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War (August 2009), 1492: An Ongoing Voyage (1992, with Ida Altman and John Hebert), Classical Imitation and Interpretation in Chaucer's Troilus (1990), Reason and the Lover (1984), From Bonaventure to Bellini: An Essay in Franciscan Exegesis (1982), An Introduction to the Franciscan Literature of the Middle Ages (1977),

Plus a featured reading by
Padma Viswanathan
Author of The Toss of a Lemon

Deadline for Electronic Submissions: Monday, September 13. Electronic submissions are preferred and may be sent to Hard copy submissions should be postmarked no later than September 7. Questions can be directed to or

Dr. Lisa Hinrichsen
Department of English
333 Kimpel Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701