CFP: Philip Roth Society Panels for ALA Conference, May 27-30, 2010, SF: 'Roth and Women'; 'The Kepesh Novels'
Call for Papers Deadline:
The Philip Roth Society will be sponsoring two panels at the 2010 annual ALA conference, to be held May 27-30, in San Francisco: 'Roth and Women' and 'The Kepesh Novels'.
Proposals of no more than 250 words for 20-minute papers for either of these panels should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15 2010.
'Roth and Women'
For this panel, papers might address one or more of the following issues:
sexual politics in Roth's fiction;
gender theory in relation to Roth's fiction;
feminist theory/criticism in relation to Roth's ficton;
the representation of actual women in Roth's life (e.g. Bessie Roth, Margaret Martinson, Janet Hobhouse, Claire Bloom) in Roth's writing;
the representation of female characters in Roth's fiction
'The Kepesh Novels'
For this panel, papers are invited on any aspect of any of the fictions in which David Kepesh is the protagonist: The Breast, The Professor of Desire, The Dying Animal.
The American Literature Associationís 21st annual conference will meet at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 27-30, 2010 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or contact the conference director, Professor Alfred Bendixen of Texas A & M University at email@example.com with specific questions.
Dr David Brauner
Program Chair, Philip Roth Society
Reader in English and American Literature
Department of English and American Literature
University of Reading
Whiteknights PO Box 218
Reading RG6 6AA
(+44) (0)118 378 7838 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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