Call for Papers: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA in Austin, TX, 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)
The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Wharton’s relationship to the fin de siècle. Presentations might address Wharton’s engagements with decadence, aestheticism, realism and/or naturalism, the bachelor dandy, the femme fatale, the New Woman, degeneration, vampirism, hysteria, art nouveau, other fin-de-siècle writers, and so on. Please send 250-word abstracts and brief bio to Emily Orlando at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> by 15 March 2015. All panelists will be expected to join the Edith Wharton Society by the date of the conference.