Event Jun 22

Abstract Mar 01

Andalusia in Andalucia: An International Conference on Flannery O'Connor

Event: 06/22/2017 - 06/25/2017
Abstract: 03/01/2017
Categories: American, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, British, 20th & 21st Century, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Medieval, Romantics, Victorian, Comparative, Digital Humanities, French, Gender & Sexuality, Genre & Form, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, German, Graduate Conference, Interdisciplinary, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, Popular Culture, Lingustics, Literary Theory, Pedagogy, Rhetoric & Composition, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Eastern European, Hispanic & Latino, Indian Subcontinent, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Pacific Literature, Postcolonial, Scandinavian
Location: Seville, Spain
Organization: Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage

22-25 June 2017
Universidad Loyola Andalucía
Seville, Spain

Call for Papers

Submission deadline: March 1, 2017

The conference Andalusia in Andalucía: An International Conference on Flannery O'Connor will investigate the international standing of American writer Flannery O'Connor, with special focus given to the reception of her work among Spanish translators and scholars. In its broadest vision, the conference encourages papers that put Spanish Baroque aesthetics into conversation with the literary aesthetics of Flannery O'Connor's work.

Possible themes for conference papers and panels include, but are not limited to:
•The Catholic Baroque and the Literary Grotesque
•O'Connor and the Spanish Mystics: Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross
•O'Connor and Ignatius of Loyola: An Ignatian Imagination?
•O'Connor and Baroque Painting: El Greco to Velazquez
•The Quixotic Flannery O'Connor
•O'Connor's South and the Global South
•The Mystery and Manners of Spanish Arts and Letters
•O'Connor and Federico Garcia Lorca
•The Politics of Faith: Al-Andalus to Franco
•Spanish Authors Roundtable
•Spanish Translators Roundtable

General registration for the conference will be $100USD, while graduate students can register for free. Six travel scholarships will be awarded.

Submit a 500-800 word abstract to: andalusia.in.andalucia@gmail.com.

More information on registering for the conference will be available soon.

For more information about the conference, please visit: http://luc.edu/ccih/stories/archive/oconnorinandalucia.shtml



Contact Email: andalusia.in.andalucia@gmail.com

Website: http://luc.edu/ccih/stories/archive/oconnorinandalucia.shtml