[UPDATE] Deadline for Rebecca Harding Davis panels at ALA 1/18/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 23-26, 2013 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org.

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. Possible session topics include but are not limited to the following: Davis and her contemporaries; Reading Davis Short Fiction: “John Lamar” and other Civil War stories; Davis and the Gothic; Transatlantic Davis (influences and intertextualities); Davis and feminism.
Presentations will be limited to 15-20 minutes to accommodate 3 or 4 presenters per panel.

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 out website at http://scotus.francis.edu/rebeccahardingdavis/

Deadline: January 18, 2013

Please send a one-page abstract and a brief C.V. to:
Mischa Renfroe
Middle Tennessee State University
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

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