E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association's 31st annual conference, San Diego CA, May 21-24, 2020

deadline for submissions: 
January 27, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
E. E. Cummings Society
contact email: 

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2020 American Literature Association conference in San Diego -- ( http://americanliteratureassociation.org ). We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings' life or work. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

  • Cummings in 1919-1920
  • Cummings, the child, and the actual and real worlds
  • Cummings' early experiments in modernism
  • Readings of little-studied Cummings poems
  • Re-readings of much-studied Cummings poems
  • Cummings among the modernists and post-modernists

Submit 250-400 word abstracts to Michael Webster (websterm@gvsu.edu) by January 27, 2020.

For further information, consult the web page of the American Literature Association conference.