The Walker Percy Society: Call For Papers


The Walker Percy Society invites paper proposals for its session at the 27nd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016. Papers will be considered concerning the following topics:

Walker Percy: comparativist analysis to other writers and traditions.
Walker Percy’s social theory as set forth in his essays, book reviews and novels.
Walker Percy as literary critic and book reviewer.

Papers should be 20 minutes (8-10 pages) in length. Brief discussion will follow the presentations. Papers must be read in person by the author. (According to ALA guidelines, presenters may give only one paper at the conference).

Proposals should be submitted no later than Jan 25, 2016 to:

Dr. Benjamin B. Alexander
Professor of English and Humanities
Franciscan University of Steubenvillel
Steubenville, Ohio 43952