Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Friday, October 19, 2012
Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox
April 20-22, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY
Titles and abstracts are due January 7, 2013. Papers should be no more than 15 minutes in oral presentation. Academic paper sessions will be held at St. Catharine College in Springfield. The conference headquarters is the lovely and legendary Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg.
Email title and abstract to Jessica Mackenzie Conti (SUNY New Paltz), Program Chair at email@example.com.
Direct all other conference inquiries to the Co-Conference Directors: Matthew Nickel (Dept. of English, SUNY New Paltz) at firstname.lastname@example.org and H. R. Stoneback, (Dept. of English, SUNY New Paltz) at email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Below is their press release information:
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Monday, April 2, 2012
Kentucky: Poets of Place, a new anthology published by The Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society, edited by Matthew Nickel, and including poems by famous Kentucky writers like Wendell Berry, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Penn Warren, H. R. Stoneback, and others (Dave Smith, Matthew Haughton, Ricardo Nazario y Colon, Ron Smith, Vivian Shipley, Jessica Conti, Gregg Neikirk, Shawn Rubenfeld, Chris Paolini, Chris Lawrence, Matthew Nickel, etc.), will be premiered during Kentucky Writers Day at Penn's Store in Gravel Switch, KY, Sunday April 22, between 3-4 pm. Some poets included in the anthology will be reading. See you there!
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Elizabeth Madox Roberts and Poetry
Papers for this session should deal with Elizabeth Madox Roberts and Poetry. Suggested topics include an analysis of the contrasting images and poems in In The Great Steep’s Garden, Roberts’ poetry as children’s verse (especially throughout Under the Tree and even Song in the Meadow), the historic and folkloric—even mythic—contexts of her poems, Roberts as mystical poet, Roberts and the ballad form, Roberts as an Imagist, intertextualities between Roberts and other poets, Roberts’s philosophy on poetry and art, and Roberts’s prose and dialogue as poetry. Papers should run between fifteen and twenty minutes long. By June 1, 2011, please submit a title and a 250-word abstract to James Stamant, Texas A&M University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CFP: SAMLA 2012
New Work By/About Elizabeth Madox Roberts
Especially desired are papers on Roberts' just-published FLOOD manuscript and other works in the Reading Roberts Series of the Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society. Other topics dealing with the life or works of Roberts will also be considered. Please send a brief abstract which reveals the focus of your paper by May 25, 2012 to Prof. Gregg Neikirk. Microsoft Word attachments are preferred (email@example.com (or mail to Dept. of English, Westfield State University, Westfield, MA 01086). Papers should not exceed 15 minutes in delivery.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Call for Papers for the 2012 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, California
The Elizabeth Madox Roberts society is seeking papers for a sponsored panel at the 2012 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 24–27.
Conference directors welcome papers on any aspect of Elizabeth Madox Roberts' life and work. Papers may also deal intertextually with Roberts and other writers, Roberts in the context of the Southern Renascence, Roberts viewed from a regional and historical perspective, Roberts and Modernism, Roberts' poetry or short stories, Roberts and feminism, etc.Titles and abstracts are due by January 23, 2012. Papers should be no longer than 15 minutes in oral presentation. Email your proposal to Lyndsey Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.