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 MLA Convention will be held in Chicago, January 3-6, 2019. The program for the 2019 MLA session on John Clare has been announced:
John Clare and Science
Program arranged by the John Clare Society of North America
Presiding: Nancy M. Derbyshire, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
Thursday, January 3, 3:30-4:45 p.m., Atlanta Suite, Hyatt Regency Chicago
1. "John Clare's Local Botany," Eliza Holmes, Harvard University
2. "Towards a Scientific Aesthetic: John Clare's 'Man of Science and of Taste,'" Richard Ness, University of Wisconsin
3. "'Bits of Lichen and a Sprig of Moss': Clare's Linnaean Encounters," Christy Edwall, New College, University of Oxford
Call for Papers: Proposals for the
annual session organized by the John Clare
Society of North America at the MLA Convention
are due by March 15 of each year.
words) are invited on any aspect of John Clare's writings,
his life and times, and the work of his contemporaries.
Please submit abstract
and short bio by email
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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