UPDATE, Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
REVISED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
February 26-28, 2015
The 43rd annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 26-28, 2015. Critical papers may be submitted on any topic that addresses literary works published since 1900, and/or their relationship with other arts and disciplines (film, journalism, opera, music, pop culture, painting, architecture, law, etc). Work by creative writers is also welcome.
Submissions may be in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. Submissions will be considered if received by 11:59 PM. EST October 5, 2014
Send an email to email@example.com with two attachments in pdf, rtf or doc format. The first attachment is to consist of a 300-word abstract (double-spaced and titled), omitting all references to the submitter. The second attachment is to contain a cover page (see details below). Previously presented or published papers are not eligible.
Panels pre-organized by participants are welcome. Panel proposals are to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with two attachments in pdf, rft or doc format. The first attachment is to include: (a) copy of each abstract; (b) rationale for grouping papers, including a suggested title for the panel; and (c) name, address, email address and phone number of panel organizer and/or panel chair. The second attachment is to contain a cover sheet for each participant. The panel presentation (ideally 3 papers) should be designed for a 90-minute time slot. Please submit all panel abstracts together within the same email.
Send an email to email@example.com with two attachments in pdf, rtf, or word format. The first attachment is to contain poetry or short fiction/nonfiction selections suitable tor a 20-minute reading. The second attachment should contain a cover page. Submitter's name should appear on the cover page only (see details below). Creative submissions may be published or unpublished works. Manuscripts cannot be returned.
Submitters may submit both a critical paper and creative work, not to exceed one entry in each category, sent together as separate attachments in the same email.
Submitter's cover page should include:
Name (as it will appear in the program), address (preferably home address), telephone number
E-mail address (necessary to confirm your acceptance)
Academic affiliation (if applicable)
Title of paper/work (as it will appear in the program)
National origin/genre of work discussed (please be specific)
Personal biographical note (100-150 words)
are welcome. Society panel organizers should email proposals to Alan Golding, Conference Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, if submitting before June 30 2014, or to Aaron Jaffe, Acting Conference Director, email@example.com, if submitting after July 1, 2014. Please include information requested above together with the name, address, email address, academic affiliation (if any) of the panel organizer, and the suggested title for the panel (as it will appear in the program).
Submitters as well as guests are encouraged to chair a session. Please submit a brief CV specifying your area(s) of interest.
Registration (presenter, presenter-chair)
Before Deadline After Deadline
(January 31, 2015) (January 31, 2015)
Regular Fee $120 $150
Grad Fee $65 $80
Chair $40 $50
Guest $15 $15
To be listed in the program, presenters must remit registration fees by January 31, 2015.
Inquiries: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (Conference Coordinator); email@example.com (Conference Director, until June 30, 2014); or firstname.lastname@example.org (Acting Conference Director, after July 1, 2014)