The program for the Twentieth Annual ALSCW Conference to be held Thursday, October 27 to Sunday, October 30 at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC is now available at this link (click on the title if viewing from the home page then click on the link).
We are pleased to announce that the 2016 ALSCW Conference will take place from Thursday, October 27th to October 30h at the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. You can find the detailed call for papers by clicking here.
We have a tremendous event in the making. The exceptional quality of the sessions, performances, and special events we are assembling will help us reach that goal. If you have a university or another institutional affiliation, feel free to share the CFP with your colleagues, including people in the departments of English, Creative Writing, Classics, and Modern Languages.
Invitation and call for papers
Key note speakers:
Marjorie Perloff, University of Southern California
Peter Dayan, University of Edinburgh
Unni Langås, University of Agder
Mats Jansson, University of Gothenburg
The conference takes place in Aalborg, Denmark, December 3rd to December 5th 2015 and is arranged by Center for Research in Contemporary Poetry (research cooperation between University of Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark, and Hedmark University College, Norway).
Venue: Kroghstræde 3, Auditorium 1.104, Aalborg University
The call for papers for the seminars has been extended until November 1. The seminars will be held in the special collections library at UGA, where participants are invited to consult the holdings. Proposals of 300 words should be sent as email attachments to Sarah Spence (firstname.lastname@example.org) on or before November 1, 2012. Click here for more information
Thank you to all who attended our annual conference last week and helped make it such a success! In the coming weeks we will be uploading photos of the different panels, seminars, and dinners. There will also be a conference reflection included in the upcoming issue of Literary Matters. We look forward to seeing you all again next year, if not much sooner!
The DoubleTree Hotel in Claremont has extended our special ALSCW conference discount until March 3, and opened up 10 other rooms – five with two doubles and 5 with a king bed. Call them at 1-909-626-2411 and tell them you are a member of the ALSCW, and that more rooms have just been opened up at the reduced rate of $109 plus tax. (Our contact there is Crystal.)
Attendees of the 18th Annual Conference are invited to a Pre-Convention Reading on Thursday, March 8th at 8 PM. The reading will be conducted as an open mic, and is open to all members and their guests. It will take place in the Freburg Forum at the Kravis Center. See you there!
For information about the Hotel Claremont and Tennis Club visit http://www.myhotelclaremont.com/.