UPDATE: Writing the Land: John Burroughs and his Legacy (3/30/06; 6/5/06-6/9/06)

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We have updated the following CFP to include a call for creative writers =
to submit their work.


"Sharp Eyes" IV:
Writing the Land: John Burroughs and His Legacy
June 5-9, 2006
The John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference & Seminar at
The State University of New York at Oneonta

 The 2006 Burroughs Conference will focus on the work of nature writers=20
who, as was the case with Burroughs, are linked closely to the landscape =
of a particular place or region. Papers are sought on topics such as the =
                * Nature writing and bioregionalism
                * Regional or "local color" writers
                * The notion of the "genius loci" in literature
                * Literary environmentalists in any genre who are strongly associated =
with a particular place or region
                * "Back to the land" writers and/or works
This year's conference will also include panels/presentations for
creative writers in any genre whose work reflects an interest in nature=20
and the environment. Papers on any aspect of John Burroughs's life and=20
career are also strongly encouraged.

        Send paper or abstract to Prof. Daniel G. Payne, Department of English, =
SUNY Oneonta, Netzer Administration Building Room 322, Oneonta, NY 13820 =
(or e-mail as MS Word attachment to paynedg_at_oneonta.edu) by March 30, =

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