19th Century America: CEA 2011 | FORTUNES I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

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College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century America at CEA 2011

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Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
The Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, Florida 33701; (727) 894-5000

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010 at http://cea-web.org/

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 42nd annual conference.

19th Century America:
Fortune can be defined as: Money, luck, friendship, health, a warm place to sleep. As America moved into the 19th century, and experienced the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, the Gold Rush, the influx of immigrants, and the Industrial Revolution, concepts of "fortune" changed radically. Or did they? This panel seeks to explore how "fortune" was portrayed in 19th century American literature.

Submission: August 15 - November 1, 2010
Please see the submission instructions at http://cea-web.org/

Membership
All presenters at the 2011 CEA conference must become members of CEA by January 1, 2011. To join CEA, please go to http://cea-web.org/

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Sincerely,

Dr. Kathrynn Seidler Engberg
Assistant Professor
Department of English
Alabama A&M University
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
poetry
victorian