ALA 2012 Rebecca Harding Davis Open Topic Session

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Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
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The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 24-27, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency (Embarcadero Center) in San Francisco, California. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org.
To encourage scholarship on a wide range of issues on Davis's work and her world, we are planning an "Open Topic" session. We are interested in proposals that touch on any topic in Davis's work and especially welcome proposals that draw attention to her lesser-known texts. Presentations will be limited to 15-20 minutes to accommodate 3 or 4 presenters. Presenters must be members of the Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World. For information about joining the society, please visit our website at http://scotus.francis.edu/rebeccahardingdavis/
Deadline: January 16, 2012
Please send a one-page abstract and a brief C.V. to:
Mischa Renfroe
Middle Tennessee State University
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu
and
Melanie Scriptunas
University of Delaware
mscript@udel.edu