Call for Papers Stephen Crane Society ALA 2015

Call for Papers

Stephen Crane Society

ALA 2015

The Stephen Crane Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place, Boston, on May 21-24, 2015. All topics are welcome. Here, for example, are a few suggestions:

  • Crane’s depiction of war
  • Crane and the arts (e. g., painting, photography, music)
  • Crane’s depiction of the city
  • Crane’s poetry
  • Crane’s journalism
  • the Sullivan County tales and sketches
  • the Western stories
  • the Whilomville stories
  • one of Crane’s lesser-known novels (The Third Violet, Active Service, or The O’Ruddy)
  • Crane’s depiction of women
  • Crane’s relationship with other writers, e. g., Garland, Howells, Conrad, or Frederic

Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes.

You may also propose a roundtable discussion on, say, teaching Crane’s short stories.
Please email abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by January 10, 2015, to the program chair:

Paul Sorrentino

For further information, please consult the ALA website at