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Clearly organized proposals of about 300 words, on any topic reasonably related to Eliot, along with biographical sketches, should be forwarded by June 15, 2009, to the President, William Harmon, 400 Broad St., Oxford, NC, 27565; or preferably by email to

This year's keynote speaker will be Ronald Bush, the Drue Heinz Professor of American Literature at St. John's College, Oxford. He is the author of THE GENESIS OF EZRA POUND'S CANTOS and T. S. ELIOT: A STUDY IN CHARACTER AND STYLE; the editor of T. S. ELIOT: THE MODERNIST IN HISTORY; and co-editor of books on modernist primitivism and cultural property. Among his recent publications are articles on Eliot, Pound, Joyce, Nabokov, and Roth, as well as the chapter on "Modernist Poetry and Poetics" in THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY ENGLISH LITERATURE.

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Conference Location: St. Louis, MO, USA
Conference Starts: September 25, 2009
Conference Ends: September 27, 2009

CFP Submission Deadline: June 15, 2009

For more information, contact: William Harmon