The French in the Americas, January 5-8 2012

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MLA Convention, Seattle 2012
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Please consider submitting an abstract for the following proposed session for the 2012 MLA Convention to be held January 5-8 in Seattle. This session is jointly co-sponsored by the Divisions of American Literature to 1800 and French 18th-Century Studies.

The French in the Americas
Proposals should address accounts by or about the French in the Americas before 1800 (including the Caribbean, Louisiana, New France, the Pacific, Philadelphia, etc.). Abstracts by 10 March 2011 to Mary McAlpine (; inquiries to Mary McAlpine or Michelle Burnham (

Please forward and circulate this CFP as appropriate, and encourage interested graduate students and junior scholars to submit.

Michelle Burnham
Professor of English
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara CA 95053