CFP: Cruel and Unusual Mothers in the Eighteenth Century (10/25/05; SCSECS, 2/23/06-2/26/06)

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Mesa-Pelly, Judith
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CFP: South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Cocoa Beach, Florida, 23-26 February 2006
"'Monsters of inhumanity': Mothers, Cruel and Unusual"
Proposals from all disciplines invited on cruel or unusual mothers in fact or fiction. Possible topics include: infanticide, child abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, abandonment, mothers with unusual professions, very young or very old mothers, extraordinary births, or other types of mothers whose lifestyle or mothering practices may have been cruel, illegal, or just out of the mainstream.
250-word proposals, email preferred, by 25 October 2005 to
Judith Broome
Department of Languages and Literature
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville TN 37044
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