English (to 1700) [Standing Session] PAMLA 2014 Riverside, CA 2014

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on works of English literature prior to 1700 for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, 2014 in Riverside, California.

As a standing session, "English (to 1700)" entertains papers on a wide variety of topics. All proposals are welcome, and submissions that speak to the conference's larger theme "Familiar Spirits" are adiitionally encouraged (for example, hauntings, mythologies, magic, spiritualism, etc.).

Please submit proposals before May 15th, 2014, using the on-line submission system at "http://www.pamla.org/2014/proposals".

You must become a member of or renew your membership in the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association by June 10th, 2014, in order to be eligible to present a paper at the 2014 conference. PAMLA requests that people do not submit the same proposal to more than one session at the conference.

For additional guidelines, please visit the PAMLA submissions page at "http://www.pamla.org/2014/guidelines-and-procedures".

Please contact Amanda Weldy Boyd at "weldy@usc.edu" if you have inquiries regarding this panel (but do not submit proposals to this address--they must be submitted via the PAMLA website).