Sunday, July 15, 2018

CFP: Flannery O'Connor Society at Louisville Conference

Flannery O’Connor Society Call for Papers:
2019 Louisville Conference
The Flannery O’Connor Society seeks proposals for a pre-organized panel at the 2019 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture after 1900, taking place February 21st-23rd, 2019, in Louisville, Kentucky.
The panel is open-topic, but the following areas are of special interest:
• O’Connor’s influence by and/or on other authors
• O’Connor and popular culture
-O'Connor's treatment of racism, particularly in light of Toni Morrison's recent reading of O'Connor in THE ORIGIN OF OTHERS.
• The treatment of gender in O’Connor’s fiction
• Teaching sensitive topics—e.g., racism, sexism, sexuality, violence—in O’Connor
• A Prayer Journal and/or other materials from Emory University’s MARBL collection
• Readings of O’Connor in light of Trumpian politics
Please send proposals (300 words) to Matt Bryant Cheney at the following email address by Thursday September 6, 2018:

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