We are very excited to have selected the following papers for the William Carlos Williams session at MLA in January 2014:
Chair: Daniel E. Burke (Marquette University)
Julia Bloch (Bard College) “Teaching Williams/Williams Teaching”
Samantha Carrick (University of Southern California) “The Decaying Body of the Poet: Williams and Aging”
Julia Daniel (West Virginia University) “Material Feminism and the Body of Place in Paterson
Margaret Konkol (Georgia Institute of Technology) “‘Queen-Anne’s-Lace’: Resilient. Immigrant. Weed.”
Serena Le (University of California – Berkeley) “‘Crashing upon a stone ear’: Picturing the Sound of Paterson’s Falls”
Lisa Siriganian (Southern Methodist University) “Food or Drug: Curing Culture with Poetry Things”
Erin Templeton (Converse College) “Digital Williams: Mulitiplicities, ‘composition and decomposition'”

CFP MLA 2014

February 13, 2013

New Directions in Williams Studies

Contemporary approaches to Williams in “lightning talk” PechaKucha format to encourage substantial discussion and dialogue amongst participants & audience members. Possible topics might include: medicine/embodiment; technology; transnationalism; ecocriticism; Williams and/in archives. 200 word abstracts & CV to daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu by March 22.

MLA 2014 will be held in Chicago, IL from 9-12 January.