Call for Proposals for ALA 2020

By the Editors of KateChopin.org

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2020 American Literature Association conference in San Diego, California, May 21–24, 2020.

The first panel, a roundtable on “Teaching Kate Chopin,” seeks short (seven- to eight-minute) papers/remarks that address an aspect of or strategy for teaching Chopin’s life or work. Proposals should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a paragraph about your proposed remarks.

The second panel seeks proposals relating to any aspect of Chopin’s life or work. Proposals for presentations no longer than 20 minutes should include a title, your name and affiliation, and a 200- to 400-word abstract.

Send submissions for both the roundtable and the open session on or before 15 January 2020 to both Anna.Elfenbein (West Virginia University) and Kate O’Donoghue (Suffolk County Community College).