CFP: Orchard House, Historical and Imaginative (1/12/07; 5/24/07-5/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Shelden
contact email: 
T30MLS1@wpo.cso.niu.edu

In addition to our regular annual business meeting, the Louisa May Alcott Society will host two scholarly sessions at the American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference in Boston, 24-27 May 2007. Calls for Papers follow for the first of our two proposed sessions:

Session 1. Orchard House, Historical and Imaginative
In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Orchard House, we invite proposals on such topics as:
* Orchard House in the popular imagination
* Orchard House as home of the Marches in Little Women
* Transcendentalism and the Concord School of Philosophy
* The history and pre-history of the Orchard House home and site

Please e-mail a one-paragraph abstract along with a short bio to Louisa May Alcott Society secretary, Mary Shelden, at mshelden_at_niu.edu . Deadline for submissions is January 7. Please indicate, also by January 7, whether you require any special AV equipment. For more information about the 2007 conference, see the ALA Web site: www.calstatela.edu/academic/english/ala2/.
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