February 2024
19–20 | Virtual
22–24 | In-Person

February 2024
19 - 20 | Virtual
22 - 24 | In-Person

Registration for LCLC51 is OPEN!

Please Register and Pay. For Instructions (including the link to the conference hotel–the Brown Hotel) go to the REGISTRATION PAGE.

The Program is now available for review.  To access it, go to “Schedule” above and click on the link.  If there are errors or you wish to request a shift in your presentation slot, please contact Matthew Biberman, conference director.

If you are not presenting but wish to attend the conference  please go to the registration and register as a “non-presenting” attendee.

To reserve a room at the Brown, you will find the link for our discount package on the registration page

During this process, we still welcome requests from exhibitors, societies, or any collective interested in submitting proposals for events or panels.

Interested parties are encouraged to reach out directly to Matthew Biberman, Conference Director

Individuals seeking admission of a late single submission will find the submission engine closed.

However the LCLC is always willing to review late submissions.  Vetted and approved late submissions will then be added as spots open (as they almost always do) and the fit between panel and paper makes for a quality substitution or addition.  If you find yourself in this situation and wish to get on our wait list, reach out directly to conference director Matthew Biberman and he will attend to your needs.

Questions? E-mail smbibe01@louisville.edu 

The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 is now in its 51st year and has become an international event attracting more than three hundred participants annually. Scholars working in English and Spanish are invited to submit proposals on any topic pertaining to literature and culture since 1900. The Conference also welcomes submissions by creative writers. Reading committees select the strongest critical and creative works; the papers are then grouped for presentation at sectional meetings held on our campus. The conference also hosts national and international Group Societies and invites proposals for seminars. Recent keynote speakers have included Jennifer Egan, Stephanie Burt, Merve Emre, Fernando Opere, Lauren Berlant, Colson Whitehead, Jean-Michel Rabaté, Fred Moten, Rodrigo Toscano, Johanna Drucker, Mat Johnson, Lisa Gitelman, Jack Halberstam, Juliana Spahr, James Smethurst, Dominic Pettman, M. NourbeSe Philip, Sianne Ngai, Douglas Kearney, Lynn Keller, Jed Rasula, Forrest Gander, Coral Bracho, and Marisa Parham.

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