American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer
February 26-28, 2015
Sheraton Gunter Hotel, 205 E. Houston St., San Antonio, TX 78205
Deadline for proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org extended to December 1, 2014.
This ALA Symposium on God and the American Writer brings together scholars from across the full spectrum of American literature to explore the ways in which American authors have confronted God. For the full CFP, go to http://godandamericanwriter.wordpress.com
Keynote speakers are Harold K. Bush on Mark Twain and Jonathan Cook on Herman Melville. A poetry reading with the theme of women and spirituality, featuring Bonnie Lyons, poet and critic, and Enedina Vasquez, poet, artist, and lay Episcopal minister, to be presented, as well as a screening of Terence Malik’s “The Tree of Life” with an informance by Stacey Peebles. A mariachi reception and luncheons. Enedina Vasquez is at http://www.eneart.com;http://colfa.utsa.edu/english/lyons.html. Lots of good food and drink with tours of historic missions and the San Fernando Cathedral.
Steven Frye, California State University-Bakersfield
Eric Carl Link, University of Memphis
Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas at San Antonio
Co-Sponsored by the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, UTSA