Western Literature Association Conference

Event Details

  • The 48th annual conference of the Western Literature Association will meet in Berkeley, California. Berkeley lies east across the bay from San Francisco. It is the home of the University of California, a public university established by a land grant in 1868. The conference will take place at the Doubletree Hilton hotel at the Berkeley Marina, overlooking the Bay, San Francisco, and the Golden Gate Bridge.

    In addition to proposals on any aspect of western literature and culture, the WLA invites proposals on the West in general. Proposals my be for individual papers, panels, or round-table discussions. Suggested topics may include but are not limited to the following:

    West Coast/Left Coast
    California writers
    Mark Twain
    Diversity and ethnicity in the West
    Gold Rush imagination
    Food, food, food/urban farming
    San Francisco literary renaissance(s)
    Queer West
    Submissions must include a 250-word abstract, name, affiliation, contact information and AV requests. Proposals for panels and roundtable discussions should include an abstract for each paper or presentation. Deadline June 15, 2013. Submit abstracts or questions to Richard Hutson.

  • 10/9/13 at 6:00 PM -
    10/12/13 at 2:00 PM
  • Where
    Berkeley, CA Map
  • Host
    Western Literature Association
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