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Call for Papers and Panel Proposals

2014 Special Topic: Drama

RELEVANT INFO: The topic of drama for the 2014 TPA conference and Bulletin proceedings shall include film and television as well as traditional dramatic literature. Abstracts for papers dealing with any aspect of literature, language, and linguistics (including foreign language) should be no more than 300 words. Papers must be kept to a twenty-minute (20-minute) reading time, not to exceed ten (10) pages. They should be written and read in English. Panel proposals (3-5 members) should be no more than two (2) pages. Panels are for one-hour sessions.

Although this year’s theme is Drama, including film and television, the TPA welcomes presentation proposals in any of these area: British literature, American literature, American ethnic literatures, literature in translation, pedagogy, diverse media.


CONFERENCE APPLICATION: Complete this linked form.  Students note that you must also e-mail your full paper and a professor's letter of recommendation to both TPA Secretary Prof. Thomas Alan Holmes (holmest@mail.etsu.edu) and TPA Bulletin Editor Prof. Katherine Rehyansky (katyr47@comcast.net).  Here are print versions of the form: TPAApp2014TAHolmes.docx and TPAApp2014TA.pdf.  The deadline is November, 15, 2013.  UPDATE: We have extended the deadline for submissions to November 18, 2013.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PAYMENT: A printout of the completed form along with your check made out to “TPA” with "Registration" in the memo line should be sent to Professor John McLaughlin, 158 Main Street, Department of English, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN 38340-2399

BANQUET INFORMATION: Send your check for $25 made out to "TPA" with "Banquet" in the memo line to Professor John McLaughlin, 158 Main Street, Department of English, Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN 38340-2399

Regular Conference Fee ($25); Student Conference Fee ($15); Banquet ($25).