Monthly Archives: December 2011

Literary Matters 4.3 (Fall 2011) Available Now

The Fall 2011 issue of Literary Matters is now available as a pdf on our website. This issue includes an interview with outgoing president Greg Delanty, a profile on incoming president John Burt, and Meringoff Essay Award Winner Gabriella Garr’s Hamlet Essay. The file is available on the Literary Matters page of our website, or here.

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Hotel Lodging for 18th Annual Conference Attendees in Claremont

We have arranged hotel rooms at discount rates for those who wish to attend the convention at two beautiful Claremont area hotels. We have available 40 rooms at the Doubletree Hotel, which is walking distance from the convention, at $109/night, and another 40 rooms at $66.09/night at the Hotel Claremont, which is a longer walk to the convention but has a shuttle service to Claremont McKenna College. To get the convention rate you must reserve a room at these hotels by February 8. Be sure to ask for the ALSCW room block.


For information about the Hotel Claremont and Tennis Club visit

Phone: 909-621-4831


840 Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont  CA 91711


For information about the Doubletree Hotel, visit

Phone: 909 626 2411

555 W. Foothill Claremont CA 91711

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Call for Papers deadline extended to December 15

We are extending the deadline for proposals for papers and seminar presentations at the March 9-11 ALSCW Annual Conference to December 15. Please share this news with anyone who may be interested in submitting a proposal. The complete Call for Papers is available on our homepage.

We will meet at Claremont McKenna College on March 9-11, 2012. It will be an exciting conference, with sessions on Ariosto, Perfection and Imperfection in Medieval Literature, Lincoln and American Culture, Poetry and Philosophy, Literature and Culture of the Stalin Era, Literature of California, and Roman Elegy. Our Meringoff Seminar on Ralph Ellison will be hosted by Adam Bradley, the editor of Ellison’s Three Days Before the Shooting. Other seminars will be about Critical Editions, Names and Naming, and History as Literature. In addition, we will have poetry readings by B. H. Fairchild and Timothy Steele, and a musical performance (in connection with the panel on Literature of the Stalin Era) by Steven Cassedy.

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