THE JOHN CLARE SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA

 

The John Clare Society of North America organizes an annual session at the Modern Language Association Convention.


The program for the January 2014 MLA session on John Clare has been announced:

John Clare: The Voices of Nature

Presiding: Emma Trehane, Bournemouth, U.K.

1. “Speaking for the Trees: Margaret Cavendish, John Clare, and Voicing Nature,” Bridget Keegan, Creighton University

2. “Clare’s Air: Sound in Motion,” Paul Chirico, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University

3. “John Clare: The Unusual and Challenging Natural Historian,” Eric Robinson, Falls Church, Virginia

Program arranged by the John Clare Society of North America

Proposals for the annual session organized by the John Clare Society of North America at the MLA Convention are due by March 1 of each year by e-mail to Professor Samantha Harvey. Abstracts (250-300 words) are invited on any aspect of John Clare's writings, his life and times, and the work of his contemporaries.

The next MLA Convention will be held in Chicago, Illinois, January 9-12, 2014. Individuals who plan to attend academic sessions at the MLA Convention must register for the convention in advance.

 

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MLA session organized by the John Clare Society of North America in 2004.

Left to right: Misty Beck, Alan Vardy, Tim Ziegenhagen, James McKusick