CFP: E. E. Cummings Sessions at the American Literature Association’s 31st annual conference

San Diego, CA, May 21-24, 2020 (deadline 1 / 15 / 2020)

The E. E. Cummings Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2020 American Literature Association conference in San Diego ( We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of Cummings’ life or work. Proposals that touch upon the following topics will be especially welcome:

• Cummings in 1919-1920
• Cummings, the child, and the actual and real worlds
• Cummings’ early experiments in modernism
• Readings of little-studied Cummings poems
• Re-readings of much-studied Cummings poems
• Cummings among the modernists and post-modernists

Submit 250-400 word abstracts to Michael Webster ( by January 20, 2020.

For further information, consult the web page of the American Literature Association conference.

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