Appalachian Literature--Regular Session (SAMLA 2012)

This session will explore aspects of memory connected to travel, immigration, and exile related to Appalachian literature, especially the writings that have appeared in memoir, diary, or epistolary form.  Proposals and presentations that consider any approach to memory, exile, and home in poetry, fiction, or non-fiction by Appalachian writer(s) are welcome.  The special focus of the 2012 convention is Text as Memoir:  Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile; therefore, focus ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
SAMLA
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
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