American Literature Association

Each year the Society sponsors a panel (sometimes two) at the ALA Conference. Calls for Papers for these panels are usually posted in December or January. Following is a complete list of past panel topics.

2020 & 2021 
WCW sessions at ALA canceled due to Covid-19

2019   
Teaching Williams Carlos Williams Round Table
William Carlos Williams and the Medical Profession, Past and Present

2018   
William Carlos Williams and West Coast poetry today

2017   
Williams and Whitman
Williams and (Self-)Perception

2016   
From New Jersey to San Francisco: William Carlos Williams, August Kleinzahler and Thom Gunn

2015   
William Carlos Williams’s In the American Grain 90 Years On

2014   
William Carlos Williams: The Poet-Doctor as Environmentalist

2013   
William Carlos Williams as Emersonian

2011/2012   
[No panels]

2010   
Williams and Company
“A Panel in Tribute to Burt Hatlen, 1936-2008″

2009   
One Hundred Years of Williams: A Centenary Panel

2008   
William Carlos Williams at 125

2007   
Williams and the Visual Arts: New Perspectives

2006   
William Carlos Williams and Traditions of “hygenic writing”

2005   
William Carlos Williams: The Boston and Cambridge Connection

2004   
The Heritages of William Carlos Williams

2003   
William Carlos Williams

2002   
William Carlos Williams Now: Three Contemporary Poets and the Williams Influence 

2001   
William Carlos Williams and Borders