• Miriam S. Gogol posted an update in the group Group logo of LLC Late-19th- and Early-20th-Century AmericanLLC Late-19th- and Early-20th-Century American on MLA Commons 1 year, 8 months ago

    Dear members of the Late-19th- and Early-20th-Century American group:
    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.

    Program Chair:
    Miriam S. Gogol, Ph.D.
    Department of Literature and Language
    Maher Hall 208
    Mercy College
    Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

    Conference details may be found at the American Literature Association web site: