CFP SCSECS Conference, Asheville, NC, 23-25 February 2012

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South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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Conference Theme: Panoramas and Prospects
Deadline for Panel Proposals: Aug. 1, 2011
Deadline for Paper Proposals & Full Panels: Oct. 1, 2011

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies will hold its annual conference in Asheville, North Carolina, at the historic Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains from February 23-25, 2012. Inspired by the mountainous landscape and rich cultural heritage of the area, this year's conference will explore the "Panoramas and Prospects" of the long eighteenth century. We welcome panels and individual papers that address this topic or anything relevant to the interdisciplinary study of the eighteenth century.

Panel Proposals: If you would like to propose a panel topic for the meeting, please send the panel title and your contact information, including your school affiliation and email address, to Phyllis Thompson at After the August 1st deadline, the full list of panel titles will be posted on the SCSECS 2012 conference website.
Deadline: August 1, 2011.

Proposals for individual papers and full panels: Proposals for papers should be 250-300 words; please include your school affiliation, email address, and a/v needs. Submissions for full panels should include a brief overview of the panel's purpose and a short abstract of each paper; please provide school affiliation, email address, and a/v needs for the panel's chair as well as for each presenter. Please send individual paper proposals and full panel proposals to Phyllis Thompson at
Deadline: October 1, 2011.

For additional information, please contact
Dr. Phyllis Thompson
Associate Professor of English
Department of Literature and Language
East Tennessee State University
P.O. Box 70683
Johnson City, TN 37614