CFP: [American] SSAWW Conference (12/31/09; 21-24 October 2009

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Donna Campbell
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SSAWW Conference

Fourth Conference of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
October 21-24, 2009

Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We invite submissions of proposals for panels, roundtables, workshops, or
individual papers. We welcome sessions on U.S. women authors and themes
from the seventeenth through the twenty-first century; sessions and papers
that compare U.S. women writers to writers of other nations are also
welcome. The deadline for proposals is December 31, 2008.

All conference participants must be members of SSAWW. Each member’s name
can appear in the program twice â€" once as a presenter and once in some
other capacity (chair, commentator, roundtable participant, etc.).

Proposals for entire sessions should include: (1) a paragraph describing
the session as a whole; (2) a one-page abstract of each paper; (3) a
one-page cv for each participant. The conference prefers four presenters
per session, excluding the chair, although submissions for panels of three
presenters will be considered.

Proposals for individual papers should include a one-page abstract and a
one-page c.v.

Affiliated societies and organizations have one panel automatically
included in the conference program. Affiliates’ contact persons should send
panel titles with a list of participants, panel format, and presentation
titles (if applicable).

Proposals should specify if audio/visual equipment is needed. However, due
to the high cost, we ask that presenters request equipment only if it is

All submissions should be sent electronically by the December 31, 2008
deadline to Carolyn Sorisio ( Please send proposals as
Microsoft Word attachments. If that is not possible, then paste the
information into an email.

For individual panel proposals and CFPs from affiliated societies, visit
the SSAWW web site at

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