American Literature Association Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016, Ernest Hemingway Society

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Call for Papers
American Literature Association Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA
http://americanliteratureassociation.org/

The Ernest Hemingway Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:

The 90th Anniversary of The Sun Also Rises

2016 marks the 90th anniversary of the publication of Hemingway's novel The Sun Also Rises (1926). This panel proposes to revisit his major publication in light of today's literary and scholarly climate. Paper topics may include but are not limited to: an examination of the recently published Hemingway Library Edition of The Sun Also Rises, which includes early drafts and deleted chapters; how the new volumes of letters published by Cambridge University Press add to and change our perspective on Hemingway's process of writing the novel; influences and resonances; popular culture depictions of Hemingway as the author of The Sun Also Rises; the influence of Hemingway's novel on contemporary writers; how we teach The Sun Also Rises in the 21st Century.

Please direct your 250 word proposal and brief C.V. to Matthew Nickel at mnickel@misericordia.edu. The deadline for proposals is January 1, 2016. Papers will be limited to 15-20 minutes.

Hemingway & Place

Ernest Hemingway's writing is deeply informed by place. This panel proposes to examine Hemingway's places from Northern Michigan to Key West, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Africa, Oak Park, Montana, Idaho, and in between. Paper topics may include but are not limited to: Hemingway and place; Hemingway and geography; Hemingway and travel; Hemingway as travel writer; the Hemingway Library Edition of Green Hills of Africa; place and dislocation in Hemingway's life and/or fiction; sacred space; the politics of place; borders and crossings; Hemingway and other place writers.

Please direct your 250 word proposal and brief C.V. to Matthew Nickel at mnickel@misericordia.edu. The deadline for proposals is January 1, 2016. Papers will be limited to 15-20 minutes.