The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900

Registration for the conference takes place in Bingham Humanities 300, on the University of Louisville Belknap campus. All events except for the Friday evening Brown Hotel reception take place on campus. All panels take place in Bingham Humanities.

The conference provides shuttle bus service between the Brown Hotel and the campus. The service begins at 10:00 a.m. on Th. Feb. 22. Brown Hotel valet staff have copies of the bus schedule, which is also available on this website and in the program that you will receive at registration.
Bus shuttle Schedule
Speakers are encouraged to have extra copies and large-print copies of their talks available for audience members who may be hard of hearing or visually impaired. Please note that the conference is not able to provide printing or copying services, and those services are not easily accessible for guests on campus. We recommend use of the Brown Hotel business center.



Brown Hotel
Call for Papers (pdf)
About the Conference

Keynote Speakers

Dominic Pettman --Feb. 22, 2018 – 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Dominic Pettman
Thur. Feb. 22, 2018 – 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Fri. Feb. 23, 2018—11:00 AM-12:00 PM—Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library.
Eliezra Schaffzin,The Calvino Prize winner
Fri. Feb. 23, 2018—11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Bingham Poetry Room, Ekstrom Library
Antonio D. Tillis – Feb. 23, 2018 – 3:15-4:15 p.m. – Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Antonio Tillis
Fri. Feb. 23, 2018 – 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
M NourbeSe Philip Feb. 23, 2018 – 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Strickler Hall 102
M. NourbeSe Philip
Fri. Feb. 23, 2018 – 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Bingham Humanities 100
Brent Hayes Edwards – Feb. 24, 2018 – 5:00-6:00 p.m. – location TBA
Brent Hayes Edwards
Sat. Feb. 24, 2018 – 4:45-6:15 p.m.
Speed Cinema, Speed Museum, Belknap Campus



If you would like to propose a paper for one of the following seminars, please contact the organizer(s) directly. Conference registrants may present a seminar paper and present work in *one* other session.
[Registration for seminars is now closed.]


Literatures and/of Waste

Orchid Tierney, University of Pennsylvania


Undisciplining Interdisciplinarity: Texts, Methods, Institutions

Frank Capogna, Framingham State University, and Alexandra Gold, Boston University


Women and Life Writing in the Era of Modernism

Ella Ophir, University of Saskatchewan and Laurel Harris, Rider University

Conference Director: Alan Golding

Inquiries to:
Janna Tajibaeva, (Conference Coordinator);
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