UPDATE: Edith Wharton Panels at MLA 2006 (3/15/06 & 3/25/06; MLA '06)
The e-mail address for Margaret Murray listed in the _MLA Newsletter_ is
incorrect; please note the corrected e-mail address and extended deadline of
March 25 for the second panel listed below.
Call for Papers MLA 2006 (Philadelphia)
The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor two panels at the 2006 MLA Convention
1. Nation, Race, and Citizenship in Edith Wharton's Works. Issues addressed
might include but are not limited to cosmopolitanism; biological, political,
and anthropological constructions of citizenship, race, and nation; exile
and conceptions of "home"; national and transnational identities; and
related topics. Proposals on Wharton's fiction, travel literature, poetry,
and work during World War I are welcome.
Please send 1-2 page abstracts (500 words) by March 15, 2006 to Donna
Campbell (Department of English, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
99164-5020) at campbelld_at_wsu.edu ; no attachments, please.
2. Narcissism in Edith Wharton's Works. Please send 1-2 page abstracts (500
words) by March 25, 2006 to Margaret Murray (Department of English, Western
Connecticut State University) at drmpm_at_snet.net or murraym_at_wcsu.edu. Note:
the e-mail address given in the MLA Newsletter is incorrect.
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