Event Nov 09

Abstract May 21

The Transatlantic Writer: Edith Wharton, Text, and Travel (SAMLA 2012)

Event: 11/09/2012 - 11/11/2012
Abstract: 05/21/2012
Categories: American, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Genre & Form, Adventure & Travel Writing
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Organization: South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) Wharton Society Session

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that engage with this year’s South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) conference theme: "Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile." We welcome a range of responses to this topic, including examinations of her travel writings, other non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.

Please send your 300-500 word abstract and a one-page CV as email attachments by May 21, 2012 to Mary Carney at mcarney@gsc.edu.

The 2012 SAMLA conference will be in Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, November 9-11, 2012. For more information on SAMLA, visit http://samla.gsu.edu/convention/convention.htm

Contact Email: mcarney@gsc.edu

Website: http://samla.gsu.edu/convention/convention.htm