Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir (SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX; Abstract deadline March 31st)

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South Central Modern Language Association
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Abstract deadline: March 31, 2014

We invite papers dealing with any aspect of autobiography, biography, or memoir, but are particularly interested in papers/presentations that blur or complicate these boundaries. The SCMLA theme for 2014 is "Forces of Nature;" however, we seek the best papers regardless of relation to the conference theme.

Abstracts for the Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir regular session should be 250-300 words and must be submitted via email by March 31. Include name, university and department affiliation, contact email, paper title, and audio/visual equipment needs along with your abstract. Please email submissions to

If your paper is selected for the session, you must become a member of SCMLA by April 30th and register for the conference by August 31st. The 2014 SCMLA Annual Convention will be held October 18-22 in Austin, TX. For more information about SCMLA or the conference, please visit:

Rita D. Costello
Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir Session Chair
McNeese State University