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 next MLA Convention will be held in Philadelphia, January 5-8, 2017.
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. Abstracts (250-300 words) are invited on any aspect of John Clare’s writings, his life and times, and the work of his contemporaries.
TOPIC FOR MLA 2017: “John Clare: the One and the Many.” Scholarship on any aspect of singularity, multiplicity, unity, disorder, and/or the myriad meanings, images or forms in Clare's life and work.
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