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

Date and time to be announced

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. 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 Chicago, January 3-6, 2019. 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