CFP: Centennial Celebration Cather’s My Ántonia at SSAWW (Deadline Extended 2.8.2018)

Deadline Extended: Feb. 8, 2018

Contact: Melissa J. Homestead, University of Nebraska-Lincoln) (

The Cather Foundation solicits proposals on topics related to Willa Cather’s novel My Ántonia for a panel at the Society for the Studies of American Women Writers conference in Denver November 7-11, 2018. 2018 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the 1918 first publication of Cather’s best-known novel, providing an opportunity to both look back at the novel’s reception history and project forward, imagining new approaches.

Depending on the number and quality of proposals, more than one panel or a roundtable of shorter presentations may be constructed. Please e-mail a 250-300 word abstract and a 1-page c.v. to Melissa J. Homestead at by Deadline February 8, 2018. Those proposing their work will be notified in advance of the general CFP deadline of February 16.