Hemingway in Paris - Call for Papers

XVIII International Hemingway Conference


“Paris est une fête” . . . Hemingway's Moveable Feast

JULY 22-28, 2018


Presentations and panels on all aspects of Hemingway Studies are welcome. The above description and following list are suggestive rather than definitive, though they do represent the broad scope of the conference and post-conference essay collection:

  • World War I, Wounds, Soldiers, Veterans, War Poetry, Battlefields; Armistice Day; The Centenary Retrospect; World War II, the Liberation of Paris, Memoir, Memory, Concussions, New Wounds, New Wives; 
  • The Local: Paris, the Luxembourg Garden, Museums, Montmartre, Place de la Contrescarpe, Montparnasse, Latin Quarter, the Seine, Île St. Louis; Imagining Paris; Food & Drink; Hemingway’s uses of Parisian and French settings in his fiction, journalism, poetry, and memoir; 
  • Travel throughout Europe: France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany; Sports: Cycling, Boxing, Skiing, Swimming, Toreo, Fishing, Hunting; Feasts and Festivals, Pilgrimages, Hikes; 
  • Journalism, Reporting from abroad, Greco-Turkish War, Politics; Writing in Paris, Displacement, Roman à clef; Trains, Transportation; Borders, Symbolic-Landscape;
  • Expatriates, Writers, Artists, Musicians, Movements, Gossip; Away from home, Nostalgia; Religion, Conversion, Catholicism, Marriage, Divorce, Exile; Irony & Pity; Fashion;
  • Hemingway as Character: Movies, Novels, Pop-Culture; Influence, Resonance, Intertextualities;  

Send one-page abstracts and 40-word professional bio to Matthew Nickel by email (mattcnickel@gmail.com) or post (Department of English, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612), by 30 September 2017.

If you are a graduate student and member of the Hemingway Society, you will automatically be considered for a Hinkle Travel Grant based on your abstract if you indicate your graduate student status with your submission.