ALA 2022 Call for Papers

The Frank Norris Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Westin Copley Place in Chicago, IL, on May 26-29, 2022

Session One: Frank Norris — Papers on any topic related to Frank Norris and his works

Session Two: American Literary Naturalism — Any topic related to American Literary Naturalism as broadly defined

  • Send proposals of 200-250 words for a 20 minute papers/presentations by January 14 to Adam H. Wood at
  • Email proposals only
  • Provide contact information including email, address, and academic affiliation

For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at If you have specific questions, you may contact the conference director and Executive Coordinator of the ALA, Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield of Georgia Southern University at or the Executive Director of the ALA, Professor Alfred Bendixen, at