CFP: Emerson Society Panels at ALA and Thoreau Society Gathering, 2007 (12/30/06; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07 & 12/15/06; Thoreau,

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Richardson
contact email: 
richardson_t@utpb.edu

American Literature Association. Boston, May 24-27 2007.

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ALA Session I: New Approaches to Emerson: Exploring the Family Ties

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Acknowledging the recent interest in Emerson's family relationships and
their bearing on our understanding of both Emerson's work and
Transcendentalism, this panel solicits papers exploring those family =
ties,
their rhetorical constructions, and their significance. Abstracts of =
300
words by December 30 to Joe Thomas (jthomas_at_caldwell.edu).

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ALA Session II: Emerson on Other Shores: English Traits and Beyond=20

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One year after the sesquicentennial of Emerson's English Traits, and =
with
the current interest in transatlantic and transnational studies in view, =
the
Emerson Society solicits papers exploring Emerson's engagement with =
England,
Europe, or other societies, or theirs with him. 300 word abstracts by
December 30 to Joe Thomas (jthomas_at_caldwell.edu).

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THOREAU GATHERING -- EMERSON SOCIETY PANEL. Concord, Mass., July 12-15,
2007.

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"Emerson and the Quotidian Life"=20

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In concert with the Thoreau Gathering's 2007 theme, "'Simplify, =
simplify:'
Thoreau's Timeless Message," for its panel the Emerson Society solicits
papers that explore the ethos, philosophy, and/or practice of simplicity =
in
Emerson's life and writings. 300 word abstracts by December 15 to Joe
Thomas (jthomas_at_caldwell.edu).

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