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 Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.
The program for the January 2016 MLA session on John Clare has been announced:

After John Clare

Presiding: Bruce Edward Graver, Providence College

1. Clare’s Lyric Events,” Alan Douglas Vardy, Hunter College, City University of New York

2. “‘Half-Wild and Imperfectly Domesticated’: The Lyric Voices of John Clare and Edward Thomas,” James Castell, Cardiff University

3. “Impersonal yet Intimate: John Clare and the Early Nature Poems of Seamus Heaney,” Florian Gargaillo, Boston University

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 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. Please submit abstract and short bio by email to Dr. Erica McAlpine.

The next MLA Convention will be held in Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016. 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