Monday, November 15, 2010

XIII Call for Papers

Call for Papers

The XIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 16-18, 2011 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

The XIII Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference will be held April 16-18, 2011, 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 also 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 Southern history; 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 10, 2011. 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 Amanda Boyle (SUNY New Paltz), Program Chair at

Direct all other conference inquiries to the Conference Director: H.R. Stoneback, Dept. of English, SUNY New Paltz at