Keynote Speaker: Prof. Robert S. Levine, University of Maryland
“Melville and Americanness: A Problem”
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In “Hawthorne and His Mosses” Melville wrote that “no American writer should write like an Englishman, or a Frenchman; let him write like a man, for then he will be sure to write like an American.” This conference invites participants to explore the ways in which Melville’s ‘Americanness’ intersects with current thought on:
(Proposals dealing with other topics are welcome)
One page abstracts for 20 minute papers should be no more than 250 words and include a working title and the author’s name and email address.