2 Calls for Papers
American Literature Association
21-24 May 2015
CFP Panel 1: Melville's Money
This panel seeks proposals for papers exploring the status of money, broadly conceived, in and across Herman Melville’s works. All approaches welcome, from (to name just a few) biographical accounts of “dollars damn[ing]” Melville, to historicist work with Melville and industrial capitalism, to new formalist accounts of his textual economies, to transtemporal and/or transnational reception studies of Melville and his works as symbolic currency (Melville as money). Please email one-page CVs and 250-500 word abstracts by 20 December 2014 to Andrew Kopec at address listed below:
CFP Panel 2: Melville's Relations
Proposals sought for papers exploring the forms and structures of relation, broadly conceived, in and across Herman Melville's works. Please email 300 word abstracts by 15 December 2014 to Elizabeth Duquette at address listed below.