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  • Tom Dolack
    ... From: Jeff P. Turpin [mailto:jpturpin@gvtc.com] Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 2:07 PM To: Tom Dolack Subject: CFP Lit Darwinism in American Lit. Tom--Can we
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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Jeff P. Turpin [mailto:jpturpin@...]
      Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 2:07 PM
      To: Tom Dolack
      Subject: CFP Lit Darwinism in American Lit.


      Tom--Can we post this on the biopoetics listserv?  Please pass it on to anyone you think might be interested.  Thanks again. JT

      Jeff P. Turpin, President
      Turpin and Sons Inc.
      Cultural Resource Management
      (512) 922-7826

      ----- Original Message -----

      Sent: Saturday, May 12, 2007 8:59 AM

      Subject: Conference



      The American Literature Association ( ALA ) Symposium on

      American Literary Naturalism

      October 5-6, 2007

      Hyatt Regency Newport Beach CA, USA


      CALL FOR PAPERS for a panel on Literary Darwinism at the The American Literature Association Symposium on American Literary Naturalism October 5-6, 2007, in Newport Beach , California . Papers can examine any aspect of the influence of evolution on/in American literature. Papers should be 15 minutes long, and are not limited to authors with formal ALA associations, but panel members should be ALA members at the time of presentation.  Please submit proposals via email to Jeffrey.turpin@... by June 7, 2007 , including a one-page (maximum!) description, paper title, names, affiliations, and, on a separate page, full address information and email address of each participant.  Note that a/v equipment is not available for the panel.


      Panel Organizer:  Jeff P. Turpin, University of Texas-San Antonio

      Conference Director: Jeanne C. Reesman, University of Texas-San Antonio


      ALA Symposium Program will include two concurrent sessions running Friday and Saturday and two luncheons covered by the conference fee of $120. An afternoon keynote address by Donald Pizer, “Naturalism and the Jews,” will conclude Friday’s sessions, to be followed by a cocktail reception. On Saturday, Earle Labor will be featured as keynote speaker at a conference luncheon on the topic of “Naturalism and the Biographer.” A closing celebration will be held Saturday evening.


      Hotel Reservations: The Hyatt Newport Beach offers fine restaurants with room service, full-service spa and fitness center, and room amenities, dramatic Newport Bay views, refrigerators in all rooms, wireless High Speed Internet, full-service Business Center, 3 outdoor pools, outdoor whirlpools, shuffleboard, table tennis & volleyball. Nearby are the beautiful beaches of Southern California , the Henry E. Huntington Library, the University of California-Irvine, golf courses and tennis courts, world-class shopping at Fashion Valley , international cuisine at Orange Country restaurants, and Newport Dunes Aquatic Park .  Reserve by September 4, 2007 for the ALA conference rate of $139 single or double room. Phone: 949-729-1234 or 800-233-1234; website: www.Hyatt.com.


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