Call for Papers: August Wilson Society / American Literature Association Annual Conference May 26-29, 2016 (ALA CFP 2016)

By Mike Downing

Wilson as FencesThe August Wilson Society of the American Literature Association announces its CALL FOR PAPERS for the 27th Annual ALA Conference May 26-29, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA.


Fifteen-minute papers are invited for a panel session on any aspect of August Wilson’s work.

Please send one-page proposals, including name, academic affiliation, paper title, and email address to Michael Downing   Three papers will be selected.

Deadline for proposals: January 22, 2016.

Conference Director: Alfred Bendixen, Princeton University

Conference Fee: For those who pre-register before April 15, 2016: $90 ($60 for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Retired Faculty).

After April 15, the fees are $100 and $75. Additional details about the conference are available on the American Literature Association Website, available here:

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