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 American Literature Association
32nd Annual Conference

May 27-30, 2021

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116

Conference Directors: 
Olivia Carr Edenfield, Georgia Southern University
Leslie Petty, Rhodes

Conference Fee:  $175 
($125 for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Retired Faculty).

Deadline for Proposals:       February 21, 2021

The ALA website contains details and instructions for submitting proposals as well as important information for representatives of participating author societies.  Proposals from individuals and program information from author societies should be sent to

Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield via email
(carr@georgiasouthern.edu)

by February 21, 2021 following the instructions on the website:

www.americanliterature.org

 

Our Boston Location: In 2021, the American Literature Association will return to Boston and to the Westin Copley in the Back Bay for our 32nd Annual Conference. 

ALA Conference Housing Information: The Westin Copley Place will offer a conference rate of $189 for a single or double room (triples are $229).  Reservation information will be posted November 1, 2020.  

Conference Details:  For the 2021 conference, the ALA will again rely on electronic submission of program information and conference proposals.  As usual, the societies that make up the American Literature Association will organize much of the program. Individual societies will issue their own calls for papers, which will be listed on the ALA website as well as on the societies’ own websites and publications.  Guidelines for author societies are detailed toward the end of this notice.

A powerful earthquake struck off Japan's southern coast on May 30, prompting fears in China of a catastrophe similar to the tsunami and Fukushima nuclear power plant meltdown that followed the 2011 Japanese quake. In the end, no fatalities or major damage were reported.
大小:3073平方英尺(约286平方米)
Annual shipments by Chinese smartphone manufacturers Huawei, OPPO and vivo rocketed all three companies into the world's top 5 smartphone manufacturers last year, according to the latest data released by third-party market intelligence firm IDC.
“欧洲工商管理学院极大地充实了我们的跨文化体验,”一位来自瑞士的校友在接受调查时表示,“在这里学习全球文化好于其他任何地方。”
中国国家统计局发布的10月份制造业采购经理指数(PMI)降至51.6,比路透(Reuters)调查的经济学家给出的预测中值52要低,离荣枯分界线50更近。

Tentative Conference Schedule:

Thursday, May 27 2021:            

山西:住房租赁综合服务平台正式启动

Book Exhibit: 11:00 AM – 5 PM

重庆建筑防水材料或将贴上二维码“身份证”

Friday, May 28, 2021:              

历经两年整治 东莞厚街镇关闭147家家具企业

Book Exhibit:  9 AM – 5 PM   

爱屋吉屋放弃低佣金模式 前景仍然不被看好

天然石材、大理石瓷砖已然展开了正面交锋

Saturday, May 29, 2021:          

42家陶瓷企业集体上书修改国家标准引业内轰动

全国卖地收入猛增43% 谁在蒙眼狂奔?

Sunday, May 30, 2021:              

四季度宽松政策或仍有 楼市对经济数据影响大

Book Exhibit:   An exhibit of scholarly books will be held during the conference.  About twenty publishers are expected to take part. To have your books represented at the exhibit, ask your publisher to consider taking part in the book exhibit or to contact Scholar’s Choice (see information below), which will organize exhibits for publishers.  Publishers should direct any questions to Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu — We welcome the participation of publishers and are one of the few scholarly organizations that do NOT charge an exhibit fee. Publishers who are unable to attend, but wish to have a few titles exhibited should contact The Scholar’s Choice.

Scholar’s Choice:  The American Literature Association has again arranged with The Scholar’s Choice to manage the combined book exhibit for our meeting. It may be possible for your recently-published books to be included in their display.  Please refer to the following guidelines:  “Any members interested in having their book displayed at the upcoming meeting should contact their publisher between October 30th, 2020, and March 1st, 2021.  The Scholar’s Choice displays on behalf of the publishers and all requests must come from them, not the individual authors. If they don’t already have it, the press may request the appropriate paperwork by emailing Mary Lynn Howe at mlh@scholarschoice.com.”

The Conference Fee and Registration: The conference fee covers the costs of the conference including the receptions and special events.  It does not include any meals. All of those who are on the program are required to pre-registerThose who do not pre-register by May 1, 2021, will be dropped from the program.

去年此时,罗丝·麦高恩以强奸罪控告制作人哈维·韦恩斯,在娱乐圈引发轩然大波,众多控告纷至沓来。
Tumor Biology, a journal published by Springer Nature, announced last week that it had retracted the papers after an investigation showed the peer review process had been compromised.
8."Homeland" (2.4 million)
该车票系统由中国铁道科学研究院电子计算技术研究所研发。该研究所副所长朱建生称:“如果所有这些车票排列起来,可以绕地球7圈。”

Programs: The ALA website will list a draft of the program as soon as it is available, usually during the second week of March, with updated programs posted weekly until we go to press. Copies of the printed program will be available at the conference.

ALA Membership:  Membership in the ALA is not required in order to propose or present a paper.  In fact, technically the members of the American Literature Association are the various author societies.  Individuals may keep informed about the activities of the ALA by checking our website (www.americanliterature.org), which is the primary source for information about ALA activities. 

The easiest way to find out about the conference and all ALA activities is by consulting our website:
www.americanliterature.org

ALA Guidelines: The most common ALA format is a time slot of one hour and twenty minutes with three papers and a chair.  This permits some time for discussion and three papers of approximately 20 minutes (or ten typed double-spaced pages). Organizers of panels are free to use other formats provided they respect the time limits.  Please note that the normal reading time for a paper is two minutes per double-spaced page (or 20 minutes for a 10-page paper). Furthermore, the ALA encourages panel organizers to experiment with innovative formats including discussion groups and panels featuring more speakers and briefer papers. Chairs will make sure that the panels start and end on time and that no speaker goes beyond the allotted time limit.  Chairs may NOT present papers on the panels that they are moderating, and no one may present more than one paper at the ALA conference. Individuals may, however, present a paper on one panel, and chair other panels, and/or also present on roundtable discussions.

Procedures for Author Societies:  The representatives of the various author societies that make up the American Literature Association will organize most of the program.  Societies are expected to offer their own calls for papers using their websites, email list-serves, newsletters, other publications, or mailing lists.  Each society is also expected to post a call for papers or announce its plans on this ALA website by sending the CFP to Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu as soon as possible and No Later than December 1, 2020.   Societies are expected to advertise the national conference in their publications or on their websites.  This expectation can be met by including the following notice in appropriate publications and websites:

The American Literature Association’s 32nd annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 27-30, 2021 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).  The deadline for proposals is February 21, 2021. For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or for specific questions, contact the conference directors, Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield at carr@georgiasouthern.edu or Professor Leslie Petty at lpetty@rhodes.edu or the Executive Director of the ALA, Professor Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu.

因为参加了一档电视真人秀节目《Dance Moms》,来自宾夕法尼亚州的12岁明星玛蒂?齐格勒火爆全球,澳大利亚流行歌手希雅的多首歌曲的MV中也有她的身影(图)
Here are some of the year's pinnacles and potholes:
Leadership
自从6年前开始编制该榜单以来,女性学员比例稳定增长,最新一届中占42%。与管理学硕士课程中女性学员48%的比例相比,这有些低,但它高于MBA课程中35%的比例。
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中国的科技巨头联想仍是PC市场的老大--占有市场份额的20%以上。惠普和戴尔分别名列第二、第三,苹果和华硕电脑并列第四。
Vocal event of the year: "The Only Way I Know," Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean

e出,pi,sode与sell的过去试sold发音一样:出门把pi卖了,这绝对是人生的一个插曲。
The world's second-largest economy is catching up to traditional innovation front-runners, who were led again this year by Switzerland, Sweden, Britain and the United States, said the annual report by the U.N.'s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), INSEAD Business School and Cornell University.

  1. 2017年度国家公务员考试网上报名于上周六开始。
    The US and UK’s losses will be Germany, Sweden and Canada’s gain, as founders set up in the cosmopolitan hubs of Berlin, Stockholm and To
    The Jungle Book will be released worldwide on April 15, 2016.
    5.匈牙利德布勒森
    美国有540位富豪入选,是世界上最多的国家。中国和德国则分别有251人和120人入选,分列二、三位。
  2. The husband-and-wife team behind Little Miss Sunshine tackle the 1977 gender war between Bobby Riggs, washed-up 55-year-old tennis pro, and Billie Jean King, the young ace (then No 2 in the world) he challenged to a match.
    Five development concept of innovation, harmonization, green, openness and sharing

The Sublime in the Poetry of Sample
Organized by the Ima Sample Society

 Chair:  Joseph Goodscholar, University of Great Hopes

  1. “Irony and Angst in the poetry of Ima Sample,” Noah Problem, College of Notre Doubt
  2. “The Beautiful Garden in The Jungle: Sample’s Influence on Sinclair,” Raphael Hythloday, University of East London
  3. 2.Artificial Eyes

湖南省直住房公积金中心:差别化信贷政策拟从严从紧

转型方可新生——电商时代门窗品牌全渠道发展如何实现?

1.Shailene Woodley

[.reidi'ein]
In a televised debate on Monday night, Mr Wilders called on the Netherlands to expel the Turkish ambassador.
卢彦说,通州和其他地区也会建设高规格的医院供市中心地区居民看病,该举措可以缓解交通压力和城市拥堵。
Yet there are similarities between the demagogic elements of the Brexit campaign and the rise of Mr Trump.
"By the end of next year we will be at the point where the unemployment rate is between 5% and 5.5%, and it will truly feel legitimate," Faucher said.
My fellow trainer, Sylvia Guinan, made me aware of these rules that a husband has laid out for his wife to follow during the 2014 World Cup.

  1. Provide the exact Title of the Session as you wish it listed in the Program. (Please try to be both concise and precise). Please do NOT use CAPS or special fonts or highlighting or Bold or any special formatting in any part of the material you send!
  2. 无论是从教学还是从研究方面来说,金融课程都是北方高等商学院的核心优势之一。该学院在2001年成立了Edhec-Risk Institute,从事资产和风险管理等领域的研究并发表相关成果。
  3. 广州公租房准入放宽: 家庭年人均收入35660元
  4. For each paper, begin with a number, skip five spaces, then provide the title of the presentation in quotation marks, and then the correct name of the presenter, and his or her academic affiliation. For independent scholars, you may identify a society, a place, or just note independent scholar or biographer or anything you deem appropriate. For any questions about matters of format and style, please consult The Chicago Manual of Style.
  5. 房贷利率还会上浮吗?
  6. Then write Audio-Visual Equipment Required and state NONE or request the specific equipment desired. The ALA will normally provide projectors for powerpoint and dvd presentations and screens (but we will not provide laptop computers).  We will no longer provide overhead projectors, slide projectors, vcrs, or cd or cassette tape players (but you may, of course, bring your own cd or tape player). Please note that audio-visual equipment is very expensive and usually takes up over $15,000 of our budget. It costs much more to rent a piece of a/v equipment and a competent Tech person for three days than it costs to buy it. Feel free to use a/v if needed, but make sure that all audio-visual requests reach the conference director by February 21, 2021.
  7. 1. Battle of the Sexes
    Agents and investment institutions are now flooding the sector, causing additional changes to content and platforms in the world's second-largest economy, the report said. A number of Internet gurus, including Lei Jun, investor and founder of tech firm Xiaomi, Zhou Hongyi, CEO of Qihoo 360 Technology, and China's richest man Wang Jianlin have all directly supported live video-streaming websites, a strong indication of the growing interest from capital investment.
    ● “佛罗里达一男子在毒品实验室放屁引发火灾,后死于爆炸”
    n. [计]定序;排序;订购 v. 命令;指挥;订购(o
    Key projected targets for development this year:
    报告发现,艺术学、农学、工学专业的学生创业意愿最高,而历史学和理科专业的学生创业兴趣相对较低。
  8. Please italicize book-length works and foreign phrases and use quotation marks for shorter works.
  9. 2=neutral
    在这部1998年的古装剑侠动作电影中,安东尼奥·班德拉斯扮演了一个无聊的贵族,他有时会扮成蒙面歹徒,从腐败领导人手中拯救加州的墨西哥平民。虽然佐罗听起来可能像个普通的老派超级英雄,但是《佐罗的面具》依据的故事大部分来源于现实世界中,一个叫乔伊·穆里埃塔的亡命之徒。
  10. 周三,北京市市委宣布,计划将绝大部分的北京市政府部门在2017年迁至通州区。
  1. 2.Show Up, Every Time
    最佳乐队组合:Little Big Town
    楼市终于出现反弹。S&P/Case-Shiller指数显示,2012年前九个月全国房价上涨7%。与此同时,住宅建筑业正在发力,给建筑工人、承包商和建筑商带来了更多工作机会。5月份以来建筑工作增加了2.9万个左右。券商Miller Tabak & Co.经济学家威尔金森(Andrew Wilkinson)指出,建筑市场的就业环境已经明显解冻。解冻的不只是建筑业。为装修住宅的美国人提供服务的零售企业也将需要招人。[qh]
    supreme
    Zhang Guoli to host 2014 Spring Festival Gala
    A Times reporter, Denise Grady, went inside an operating room to observe an experimental technique to treat severe spina bifida in a 24-week-old fetus. The doctors performing the surgery hope it will result in superior outcomes for children born with the disorder. Their first 28 surgeries have seen good results so far. Jan. 14 is the due date for the mother who was the subject of the article.
    Against: There was no love from the New York nor LA critics.
  2. Migrants working in rich countries sent home almost half a trillion dollars in 2016, helping to lift families out of poverty by providing financial stability, access to education, housing and healthcare, according to a global report.
    1、阅兵仪式
    《深红报》称,此次被取消入学资格的学生所在的私人脸书群组名为“哈佛饥渴猥琐资产阶级少年”。
    2.The Tianjin Explosions
    以下为2013全球权势女性榜的概要:
    Format: After a one-week orientation, classes are held on alternating weekends on Fridays and Saturdays, with accommodations provided on Friday nights. Final term sessions are held on campus for two weeks with the remainder of the term completed online.
  3. In the field of the best 85 business schools in Europe, HEC Paris remains in second place behind LBS, while Insead, the international school based in Fontainebleau, France, climbs two places to third.
    8. Amazon’s Self-Publishing Tools
    二十多年的旨在减少温室气体排放增长的全球谈判几乎没有进展。但在2014年,人们看到了针对这个问题的大规模政治行动的迹象,在30多万人去年九月在纽约举行大游行之后,世界各地的其他城市中也有数以万计的人走上街头。
    根据报道,当地法院鉴于周某的年龄及其坦白承认自己的罪行,最终给予了周某一个宽大的判决。

在经历了艰辛的法律诉讼之后,凯莎发表的一切都会给人一种胜利的假象。但这张回归专辑用艺术反映了一位勇士的呐喊,并带来了比所有人期望中更为强大的影响力。
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The conference director will normally confirm the receipt of all emails within 3 business days.  The conference director may refer you to the website but will never send you an attachment to open, because of the danger of computer viruses.  By the second week in March, the conference director will let you know the day on which your panel or panels are scheduled.  You should inform your participants of the day and instruct them to register using the information on the website at www.americanliterature.org and explaining that their early registration and payment saves the organization time and money. You will also inform them to check the on-line program for accuracy and to send any corrections to both you and the conference director.  You should also inform them that participants who fail to register by May 1 will be dropped from the program.

  1. The World Cup, on the other hand, was searched for as both a sporting event and a cultural experience.
    单词arrogant 联想记忆:
    Technology and telecoms are on the up as are some fast food companies, including Starbucks, which BrandZ puts in this category, and McDonald's, whose brand value is risen by nine per cent even though its ranking is unchanged.

Procedures for Individual Proposals:  Individuals may propose either a paper or a panel or round table to the conference director no earlier than December 1, 2020, and no later than the deadline of February 21, 2021.  The conference director will give preference to papers and panels on authors, texts, and topics not covered by the member societies of the ALA.  Those proposing a paper or panel on a topic represented by an author society should consult with the relevant society before submitting the proposal to the ALA. All proposals must be by email and should be both pasted in and included as attachments (preferably in WORD).

For an Individual Paper:  In the subject line of the email, please put ALA 2021 Proposal: and then a brief title of between one and five words.  That will enable the conference director to file emails efficiently. Please provide a clear and useful title for your paper and then an abstract describing the paper (usually between 250-600 words) and then a brief discussion of your status (i.e., an Associate Professor who has published a book and several articles on this topic/author; a graduate student who is offering part of his/her dissertation, etc.) or a two-page vita if that is easier.  It is important that your abstract enable the conference director and his advisory committee to evaluate the nature of your work.  You must also indicate whether you need any audio-visual equipment to present your work. Please provide a phone number (which will only be used if email fails to work for some reason).

The Wizards need to surge ASAP if they want to stay in this. We saw what happened last year when they waited too long to get it together.
为了让世界都关注濒危物种和中国成都大熊猫基地,演出者们全力表演,节目精彩令人难以忘怀。他们不仅给伦敦市民带去了乐趣,还与基地大使、自然主义者奈杰尔-马文一同去学校向孩子们宣扬熊猫保护的理念。

For a panel:  Please follow the sample below so the conference director can paste in the panels and round tables that are accepted.

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执掌M&G旗下亚洲地产基金(一种开放式投资工具)的厄尔?斯普拉特(Erle Spratt)说,直接投资房产存在风险,因为这样的资产很难物色和定价。“这是一个像我们这样的投资者很难买到房产的市场,因为开发商持有大量房产,他们通常不卖,”他说。
They are also less likely to seek employment in a different sector after graduation. Only 30 per cent changed industry sector compared with nearly two-thirds of full-time MBA students.
Belgium, for example, has less than a tenth of the population of Russia, its rival in the group stage, but is regarded as a far greater threat. And then there is Uruguay, which despite fewer than 4 million citizens -- barely a sixth of the population of greater S?o Paulo -- is one of the teams Brazil would least like to meet on its way to the final. How is this so?

state站,立+ment→站着说话→声明;陈述
André Aciman’s 2007 novel has spawned a big screen adaptation that’s among the most acclaimed films of the year. Up-and-coming 21-year-old actor Timothée Chalamet plays a young man living in Italy who has a passionate affair with an older academic (Armie Hammer). When it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, BBC Culture critic Sam Adams awarded Call Me By Your Name five stars and praised Chalamet and Hammer’s chemistry, the lush photography of the sun-kissed Italian setting, and the particular nuance and depth of the script. It will be a major Academy Awards contender. Released November 24 in the US. (Credit: Sony Pictures Classics)
就业是经济发展的基础,是财富增长的来源,也是居民收入的主渠道。
Quantum Break
达洛伊西奥的父母从澳大利亚搬到英国,他的父亲卢(Lou)曾在英国石油(BP)和摩根士丹利(Morgan Stanley)工作,而母亲戴安娜(Diana)是一位企业律师,同时也是儿子的合同代表。他们向来都知道达洛伊西奥是一个非常好学的孩子。但戴安娜说因为他是长子,他们本以为他不会做出什么超出寻常的事情来(达洛伊西奥有一个14岁的弟弟)。他们强调,尽管达洛伊西奥成就非凡,尽管他聊天时会聊起马尔科夫模型(Markov models)和随机过程(stochastic processes),他仍只是一个再普通不过的孩子。戴安娜说,他周末仍要出去玩,仍要去参加派对。他还有个女朋友。17岁孩子会做的事情,他都会做。
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所以我不知道2014会发生什么——谁也不知道。但在我的想象中,它会是这样的:

对标京沪深三城 广州欲建枢纽型网络城市

“便利店+”时代正在来临

Gitanjali表示,她想要进一步改善改设备,这样它最终就能进入市场了。

  1. “Irony and Angst in the Gothic Novels of the Early Republic,” Noah Problem, College ofNotre Doubt
  2. “The Beautiful Garden in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter,” Raphael Hythloday, University of East London
  3. “One person quit on Facebook.”

得邦照明之后 下一个IPO会是哪家LED企业?

吊床架

Organized by: Name of Individual organizer
And then Chair: Name

单词medal 联想记忆:

Cheng继续说道:“一旦你找到适合自身需求的列表,只需轻按该列表即可看到推荐店铺的位置,然后通过左右滑动来查看更多选项,点击"阅读更多"或者屏幕底部的箭头可以选择地点和获得更多细节。”
创始人的心态将为公司定下基调。消极、懒惰和理所应当的心态,不仅浪费时间和金钱,还会损害你的信誉。成功很大程度上取决于能否在犯错后从容地接受批评。直面挑战可以让一位普通的公司老板变成真正的领导者。
4. AT&T
With an 8.5-percent increase in profits, industrial enterprises reversed the previous year's negative growth of 2.3 percent.
In the next few years, by 2018, theincrease to $1.3 trillion will be due to about $100 billion on hepatitis Cdrugs, the same sums spent on cancer treatment, and $78 billion on diabetescare.
单词epic 联想记忆:
是否有什么事情我一直放不下?我们不会总是能意识到我们在何时抓住有害但感觉安全熟悉的事情不放手,不论是一份不称心的工作,还是一段不健康的关系或者一种停滞不前的生活方式。看看你是否执着于对你没用的事情,想出小措施来改变和解脱吧。
美国的实际GDP在7-9月份内比去年同期增长了3.9%,这是官方上个月发布的数据。

SplashData公司称,在娱乐网站上使用和邮箱及社交网站相同的密码尤其不安全。
如果你喜欢暖心且内容犀利的喜剧片,没有比《大病》更合适的了。这部影片讲述了一个喜剧演员爱上了一名抗议者的故事。他们的背景截然不同,这样的故事能让跨种族相爱的人产生共鸣。
5、低效的邮件沟通
《美国谍梦》(The Americans),FX,1月28日播出。这部剧精彩地将冷战间谍惊悚剧与家庭剧融为一体,第三季一开始,潜伏在华盛顿的克格勃小队感受到了苏联的阿富汗战争的压力。弗兰克·兰格拉(Frank Langella)加入演员阵容,饰演剧中夫妻间谍的新联系人,取代了玛戈·马丁代尔(Margo Martindale)饰演的克劳迪娅(Claudia)。顺便说一句,八天后NBC即将首播的《忠诚》(Allegiance)是讲述潜伏在美国的俄罗斯间谍的。哈。
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单词productive 联想记忆:
ment补,修-修改

Some reminders:

到底有哪些行业急需专业人才?说起这个问题,你可能怎么也不会想到“供应链管理”:这是一项复杂的幕后工作,负责将货物从甲地运到乙地,不仅要准时,还不能超支。

"There are close to 70 French citizens or residents in France who have died in Syria and Iraq in the ranks of the terrorists," he added.
汇丰发布的正式PMI指数从10月份的50.4降至11月份的50.0,这是6个月内的最低读数。

7、人民币贬值

Are you often irritable?
民主政体本质上是一种文明的内战。

我的饮食健康吗?我们所吃的食物种类很大程度上会影响我们在身体和情绪上的感觉。食用过多垃圾食品会导致偏执,使人精力降低。反之,饮食健康则会使人有更好的情绪和更高涨的劲头。
4.意大利威尼斯

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From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water comes another worldly fairy tale for his audience, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

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