The XXIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference

deadline for submissions: 
May 16, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 

The XXIV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference:

July 10-12, 2022

St. Catharine Motherhouse—Springfield, Kentucky

We welcome papers that explore Roberts’ works through a wide variety of perspectives and
lenses. Including papers that deal intertextually with Roberts and other writers: especially
Roberts and Modernists; Roberts in the context of European and Trans-Atlantic literature;
Roberts and other southern writers; Roberts in the context of the Southern Renascence, regional
and historical perspectives; Roberts and Religion; etc. First-time reader response papers or
essays of discovery and celebration from new readers of Roberts are strongly encouraged. We
also welcome papers on recently published works by Roberts, see Society website (link below)
for details.

Papers should be no more than 15 minutes in oral presentation. Paper sessions will be held at the
St. Catharine Motherhouse in Springfield. Please submit abstracts no later than May 16.

Email title and abstract to Program Coordinators:
Daniel Pizappi (University of Tennessee) dpizappi@vols.utk.edu
Alex Pennisi (Independent Scholar) apennisi2@gmail.com

Direct all other conference inquiries to Conference Coordinators:
James Stamant, jstamant@agnesscott.edu (Agnes Scott College)
Eleanor Hough, hough.eleanor@gmail.com (University of Kentucky).

Check the Society website emrsociety.com for conference updates and more information.