The Transatlantic Writer: Edith Wharton, Text, and Travel (SAMLA 2012)

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers that engage with this year’s South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) conference theme: "Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile." We welcome a range of responses to this topic, including examinations of her travel writings, other non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.

Please send your 300-500 word abstract and a one-page CV as email attachments by 12 May 2012 to Mary Carney at

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) Wharton Society Session
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, North Carolina
Abstract due date: 
Monday, May 21, 2012
Genre & Form
20th & 21st Century
Adventure & Travel Writing
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