Call for Papers: August Wilson Author Society through the American Literature Association (ALA CFP 2017)

Wilson as FencesBy Mike Downing

The August Wilson Author Society has announced its fifth annual call for papers for the 28th annual American Literature Association Conference, to he held in Boston, Mass., May  25-28 at the Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntingdon Avenue, Boston.

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

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

Deadline for proposal submissions: January 22, 2017.

Conference Director: Olivia Carr Edenfield, Georgia Southern Unviersity

Conference Fee: For those who pre-register before April 15, 2017: $90
($60 for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Retired Faculty).

After April 15, the fees are $100 and $75, respectively. Additional details about the conference are available here.

Questions?  Contact Dr. Downing at the email address listed above.

For a PDF version of this CFP, click here.


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