Saturday, January 30, 2010
Donations to sustain the Memorial Awards program may be made at any time. Contact Tina Iraca, EMRS Treasurer at email@example.com, or send a check made out to Tina Iraca, with notation of amounts to be applied to the Sparrow Memorial Award and the Terry Ward Memorial Grant to: Tina Iraca, 16 Montgomery Street, Tivoli, NY 12583.
Saturday, January 16, 2010
Call for Papers: EMR 2010
The XII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference will be held April 24-26, 2010, at St. Catharine College (Springfield, KY) and the Beaumont Inn (Harrodsburg, KY).
Conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Elizabeth Madox Roberts’ life and work. Papers may deal intertextually with Roberts and other writers; Roberts in the context of the Southern Renascence; Roberts viewed from regional and historical perspectives; Roberts and Modernism; Roberts and architecture, etc. First time reader response papers or essays of discovery and celebration from new readers of Roberts are also strongly encouraged.
Titles and abstracts are due January 15, 2010.
Papers should be no more than 15 minutes in oral presentation. Academic paper sessions will be held at St. Catharine College, Springfield. The conference headquarters is the lovely and legendary Beaumont Inn, Harrodsburg.
Email title and abstract to:
Alex Shakespeare (Boston College), Program Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send a copy also to at least one other member of the Program Committee:
Direct all other conference inquiries to the Conference Director: H. R. Stoneback, Dept. of English, SUNY New Paltz, 75 S. Manheim Blvd., New Paltz, NY 12561 (Stoney_Sparrow@webtv.net).
Questions about Kentucky Writer’s Day should be directed to Gregg Neikirk (Westfield State College) email@example.com.
See the Roberts Society website (www.emrsociety.com) for further information, archived newsletters, and recent critical studies of Roberts.