UPDATE: Cruel and Unusual Mothers in the Eighteenth Century (11/10/05; SCSECS, 2/23/06-2/26/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Mesa-Pelly, Judith
contact email: 

Deadline extended:

"'Monsters of inhumanity': Mothers, Cruel and Unusual"
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies - 2006
Cocoa Beach, Florida
23 February - 26 February 2006
Papers are invited from all disciplines that consider the question of mothers who are cruel or unusual:
mothers as criminals, alcoholic or drug-addicted mothers, mothers with unusual jobs, mothers who travel, mothers who abandon their children, strange births, infanticide, unorthodox child-rearing methods, concealing pregnancies, and all other underexplored areas of motherhood are welcome. 250-word abstracts by 11/10/05. Email preferred to mesapellyj_at_apsu.edu .
Judith Broome
Department of Languages and Literature
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville TN
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