Call for Papers on Willa Cather:
American Literature Association 2010, May 27-30, San Francisco

The Willa Cather Foundation is now seeking 20-minute papers for presentation in two panels devoted specifically to Cather scholarship at the American Literature Association meeting in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010.

Topics: We seek the best and most innovative of ongoing Cather scholarship, and all topics and approaches are welcomed.

Contact: Please send abstracts or proposals (preferably electronically) of 300-500 words to John Swift (, ECLS Department, Occidental College, Los Angeles CA 90041 (phone 323 259 2804).

Deadline for proposals to be considered for these sessions: Monday, January 4, 2010 (but they are welcome at any earlier time).

General Conference Information: The American Literature Association's 21st annual conference will meet at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco in Embarcadero Center on May 27-30, 2010 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend). The deadline for all proposals is January 30, 2010. For further information, please consult the ALA website at or the conference director, Professor Alfred Bendixen of Texas A & M University at with specific questions.

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