Dear Members of LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American, for your consideration:
Call for Papers
The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 24-27, 2018.
Panel One: Open Topic
Papers are invited on any topic concerning Dreiser
Panel Two: “New” Theoretical Approaches
Papers are invited on theoretical approaches to Dreiser’s canon and life. Some suggested approaches include Poststructuralism, Feminist Gender Theory, Material Culture, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy (such as Foucault’s Technology of Self). Topics may include Dreiser’s philosophical writings, fiction, plays, essays, autobiographies, and journalism.
Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes. Panelists are not required to be members of the International Theodore Dreiser Society.
Please email an abstract (250-350 words) for either panel, as well as a brief CV to the program chair by January 15, 2018.
Miriam S. Gogol, Ph.D.
Department of Literature and Language
Maher Hall 208
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Conference details may be found at the American Literature Association web site: