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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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