Stephen Crane Panel at ALA 2016

Stephen Crane Society

Chair: Paul Sorrentino

  1.     “Falling Stories: Disability and Cinematic Naturalism in Stephen Crane’s City Sketches,” Donna Campbell, Washington State University
  1. “‘In this awkward situation he was simply perfect’: Awkwardly Unsettling Minstrel Humor and Lynching Apologetics in Crane’s “The Monster,” Ambar Meneses-Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  1. “’‘Well, now, yer a hell of a t’ing, ain’ yeh?’: Collective Shaming and Individual Punishment in the Sexual Economy of the Bowery in Stephen Crane’sMaggie: A Girl of the Streets,” Eliza Wilcox, Winthrop University
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The Black Riders (word cloud)

All the words in The Black Ridersblackriderswordle

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Extended Deadline (1.17.16): Stephen Crane Panels at ALA

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.17.16)

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 26-29, 2016. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions

· Crane’s depiction of war

· Crane and the arts (e. g., painting, photography, music)

· Crane’s depiction of the city

· Crane’s poetry

· Crane’s journalism

· the Sullivan County tales and sketches

· the Western stories

· the Whilomville stories

· one of Crane’s lesser-known novels (The Third Violet, Active Service, or The O’Ruddy)

· Crane’s depiction of women

· Crane’s relationship with other writers, e. g., Garland, Howells, Conrad, or Frederic

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

You may also propose a roundtable discussion on, say, teaching Crane’s short stories.

Please email abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by January 17, 2016, to the program chair:
Paul Sorrentino

psorrent@vt.edu

For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at http://www.americanliterature.org. If you have specific questions about ALA, contact the conference director, Professor Alfred Bendixen of Princeton University, at ab23@princeton.edu.

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CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.10.16)

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.10.16)

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 26-29, 2016. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions

· Crane’s depiction of war

· Crane and the arts (e. g., painting, photography, music)

· Crane’s depiction of the city

· Crane’s poetry

· Crane’s journalism

· the Sullivan County tales and sketches

· the Western stories

· the Whilomville stories

· one of Crane’s lesser-known novels (The Third Violet, Active Service, or The O’Ruddy)

· Crane’s depiction of women

· Crane’s relationship with other writers, e. g., Garland, Howells, Conrad, or Frederic

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

You may also propose a roundtable discussion on, say, teaching Crane’s short stories.

Please email abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by January 10, 2016, to the program chair:
Paul Sorrentino

psorrent@vt.edu

For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at http://www.americanliterature.org. If you have specific questions about ALA, contact the conference director, Professor Alfred Bendixen of Princeton University, at ab23@princeton.edu.

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On this day in 1895: PUBLISHERS’ WEEKLY announces publication of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE

“1895. PUBLISHERS’ WEEKLY announces publication of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE.”

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ALA Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature (Deadline 10.15.15)

American Literature Association Symposium
Frontiers and Borders in American Literature

February 25-27, 2016
Sheraton Gunter HotelS
San Antonio, TX

Proposals are welcome for papers and panels on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the frontier, Western literature, the literature of nature and the environment, the literature of cultural contact, and science fiction.

Send one page proposals or abstracts to Steven Frye at sfrye@csub.edu by October 15, 2015.

See American Literature Association website for further details on hotel accommodations

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Updated membership costs

Due to rising prices, the Stephen Crane Society is increasing its membership costs, which have remained the same since at least 1995.

individual (U.S.) $15

individual (foreign) $20

institution (U.S.) $25

institution (foreign) $30

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