Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA 2012, Nov. 9-11 2012, Durham NC

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Call for Papers: Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel
SAMLA, November 9-11, 2012
Durham, NC

The annual convention of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association will be held this year at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham NC.

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel welcomes 15-minute papers related to textual studies, bibliography, the history of the book, authorship, rare books, paratextuality, publishing history, circulation and reader reception, and the study of archives, books, or texts as material objects. Proposals focusing on the convention theme of "Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile" are especially welcome.

By June 10, 2012, please email a 300-word abstract and short biography to Jeffrey Makala, University of South Carolina, at