Call for Papers

ALA 2020

Please come join us at the 2020 American Literature Association Conference in San Diego, CA, from May 21-24, 2020 where the Kurt Vonnegut Society will hold two academic sessions and host a business meeting.

Here’s our conference line-up:

Panel: Vonnegut and Religion

Chair – Nicole Lowman, KVS Vice-President

  • Richard Coronado (South Texas College), “Reimagining Life and Death in Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five
  • Julia Lindsay (Univ. of Georgia), “Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle and Melville’s Moby Dick: Challenging and Reimagining God, Fate, and Truth”
  • Kerstin Tuttle (Univ. of Minnesota), “Adam and Evolved: Religion and Science in Galápagos

Roundtable: Whither Vonnegut Scholarship?

Chair – Zachary Perdieu, KVS President

  • Nicole Lowman (Univ. at Buffalo), “Americanness, Masculinity, and Religion: Breakfast of Champions in Writing about Lit Courses”
  • Celena Orion (Northern Arizona Univ.), “Rumfoord’s Revenge”
  • Zachary Perdieu (Univ. of Georgia), “Vonnegut and the Archive”