The Folklore of the Susquehanna River

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Northeast Modern Language Association
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Please consider the following Call for Papers for this year's NeMLA conference in Harrisburg, PA:

The Folklore of the River
This panel will investigate the folklore of the Susquehanna River. Topics may include jokes, tales, foodways, festivals/celebrations, folk art, folk music, occupational folklore, urban legends, etc. While history and economy are clearly important aspects of river life, this panel is more concerned with cultural lifestyle and expression. Please send 250-500 word abstracts to James Reitter (
The Deadline is 9/30/13.

-James Reitter
Dominican College, Orangeburg NY