CFP: Mobility and Place (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

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Long, Mark
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The Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment will
co-sponsor a session on mobility and place at the Northeast Modern
Language Association Convention Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The dates
for the convention are March 2-5, 2006.


Mobility and Place in North American Environmental Writing


In what ways has unsettling or restlessness been used to construct a
sense of place? Place-based environmental thought is predicated upon the
idea of rootedness. This session seeks papers that speak to movement, to
learning more than one place, to perambulatory or migratory knowledge or
ways of knowing, and their distinctive types of intimacy, memory,


Proposals should be 250-500 words. Send proposals by email to Deadline: Sept. 15, 2005. The complete call for papers
for the NEMLA 2006 NEMLA convention is available at




Mark C. Long

Associate Professor, English and American Studies

Chair, Department of English

Keene State College

229 Main Street

Keene, NH 03435-1402


Tel 603.358.2695

Fax 603.358.2773



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