English Literature and Culture in the Long 18th C/PAMLA 2014 (10/31/14-11/2/14; Riverside, CA) CFP deadline: May 15, 2014

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Paper proposals on topics related to English literature and culture in the Long 18th century are sought. Papers may or may not relate to the PAMLA 2014 conference theme of "Familiar Spirits." Possible thematic topics of interest could include Daniel Defoe's "True Relation of the Apparition of Mrs. Veal" (1706), Susanna Centlivre's "The Artifice: A Comedy" (1723), William Hogarth's "Credulity, Superstition and Fanaticism: A Medley" (1762), or the various sermons and religious tracks published throughout the period.

For more information about the conference or to propose a paper (deadline May 15 at midnight), go to: http://www.pamla.org/2014. You will need to create an account in order to submit your proposal. Be sure to select "English Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century" from the "Topic Area" if you wish to be considered for inclusion in this specific panel. Questions? Contact Lora Geriguis (lgerigui@lasierra.edu).

The 2014 PAMLA Conference will be held in sunny Riverside, California from Friday, October 31, 2014 through Sunday, November 2, 2014.