PAMLA 2016: Western American Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
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This special session will feature papers on all aspects of cinema, drama, prose, and poetry of the American West. We welcome proposals that explore, problematize, and/or redefine the West as a construct that emerges throughout various forms of representation.

Proposals attending to the conference theme "Archives, Libraries, Properties" are especially welcome.

Submit proposals of roughly 500 words as well as a 50-word abstract by June 10, 2016. Proposals must be submitted through the PAMLA online system: http://www.pamla.org/node/add/proposal. You can find out more regarding PAMLA sessions and topic areas here: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas.

The 2016 PAMLA conference will be held in Pasadena, California, from Friday, November 11, through Sunday, November 13, at the Westin Pasadena. More information is available at the PAMLA website, http://www.pamla.org/2016. Conference guidelines and procedures, as well as answers to frequently asked questions, can be found at http://www.pamla.org/2016/guidelines-and-procedures.

For further information or for questions about the session, please contact Stanley Orr at sort@hawaii.edu