CFP: ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature (Deadline 6.30.15)

Call for Papers: American Literature Association Symposium on The City and American Literature 

New Orleans, LA
September 10-12, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Ed Folsom, University of Iowa

ALA symposia provide opportunities for scholars to meet in pleasant settings, present papers, and share ideas and resources.  The September 2015 symposium will focus on representations of the city in American literature. We welcome proposals for individual papers, complete panels, and roundtable discussions on any aspect of this important subject.

Location:  Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal Street

New Orleans, LA 70130-2201

Hotel Rate:

The Hotel Monteleone is offering a special rate of

$175 (plus tax) per night for a single or double room.

Conference Director:

Leslie Petty, Rhodes College

Conference Fee:  $150

(Includes two lunches and three receptions)

Please email all proposals to Leslie Petty

before June 30, 2015


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