Rebecca Harding Davis at 2023 ALA - Deadline Extended

deadline for submissions: 
January 29, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 

The Rebecca Harding Davis Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 25-28, 2023 in
Boston, MA.


New Directions in Davis Scholarship (2 panels)

We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”



Please send a 200-250 word abstract to Aaron Rovan ( by January 15, 2023.




Presenters must be members of the Rebecca Harding Davis Society. For information about joining the society, please contact Robin Cadwallader, president, at