CFP: James Hogg Conference (12/15/05; 4/6/05-4/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Alker
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Crossing Borders: James Hogg and the
Global Context of British Romanticism

Twelfth James Hogg Society Conference
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, Mississippi, USA
April 6-8, 2006

The twelfth James Hogg Society Conference will be held April 6-8, 2006, on
the campus of Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, Mississippi.

Papers are invited on any aspect of James Hogg. The conference is open to
papers on all topics related to the life and works of James Hogg, as well as
Hogg's literary connections and influence. The conference organizers would
especially welcome papers that address Hogg's publication and reception in
North America, as well as papers that make connections between Hogg's works
and North American writers. Reading time should not exceed twenty minutes.

Inquiries are welcomed at any time. Proposals or abstracts should be sent by
December 15, 2005, to

Dr. Thomas Richardson
Mississippi University for Women
1100 College Street—MUW 1634
Columbus, MS 39701 USA
Phone: (662) 329-7386
Fax: (662) 329-7387

Columbus is located in northeast Mississippi and is the birthplace of
playwright Tennessee Williams. Mississippi University for Women is the first
public college for women in America and includes writer Eudora Welty among
its alumni. Tours of historic antebellum homes in Columbus (including
Waverley Plantation) and other social events will be part of the conference.
Columbus is only a 4½ -hour drive to Atlanta, New Orleans, or the Gulf Coast
and, for Elvis and Blues fans, only 2½ hours to Memphis.

Dr. Sharon Alker
Assistant Professor of English & General Studies
Whitman College
Walla Walla WA.

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