ALA 2013: Zelda Fitzgerald

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24rd Annual Conference American Literature Association

May 23-26, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

This panel seeks papers that explore Zelda Fitzgerald's critical role as an artist in her own right (author/painter/dancer) apart from her husband and the limiting "Fitzgerald myth." We welcome papers that explore any of Fitzgerald's artistic works from any theoretical or critical perspective.

Please submit to Sarah Wood Anderson ( and Rickie-Ann Legleitner ( by January 4, 2013 a 250-word abstract, a brief cv (2-3 pages), and an indication of any audio-visual requirements. All proposals should be both pasted into the text of the email and included as attachments (Microsoft Word files or pdfs preferred).

Papers should be 20 minutes (8-9 pages) in length. Brief discussion will follow the presentations. Please note that as per ALA guidelines, no one may present more than one paper at the conference.