ALA Symposium CFP: Come Present with the AALCS in Washington, DC!


African American Literature and Culture Society Call For Papers

American Literature Association Symposium

February 20-22, 2020

Klimpton Hotel Palomar
2121 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for one panel of presenters at the American Literature Association Symposium. This year’s theme is “American Poetry.” The AALCS panel will feature papers about Black American poetry. The Society encourages scholars to think about Black American poetry as well as the lives and experiences of Black American poets.

Please send abstracts or proposals to Belinda Waller-Peterson ( and Jean-Philippe Marcoux ( no later than December 30, 2019. The review committee will evaluate proposals and communicate decisions via email by January 5, 2020. Information about the Society and how to join can be found at the AALCS website.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s