[MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline 30 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 

Papers about the use/depiction/influence of religion/spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures (including pop culture) are invited.

The MELUS conference (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) will be held April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

Submissions are welcome through Sunday, Nov. 30. Please send a 1-page abstract (including working title, your campus, and any a/v needs) to Dr. J. Stephen Pearson at stpears11@gmail.com. Presentations run either 15 or 20 minutes (7 or 9 pages). Panelists will be notified that week.

Papers not chosen can still be submitted to the general pool by 15 December.

To be considered for the graduate student travel award and the contingent faculty award cc: mdennihy@gmail.com . All presenters, chairs, and moderators must be members of MELUS. Membership information can be found on the MELUS website at www.melus.org/members.