The Edith Wharton Society

CFP for SSAWW 2018: “Edith Wharton’s Geographies” (Deadline 2.10.18)

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SSAWW 2018 Call for Papers: “Edith Wharton’s Geographies”

The Edith Wharton Society will sponsor at least one guaranteed session at SSAWW, November 7-11, 2018, in Denver, Colorado. The general subject is “Edith Wharton’s Geographies,” but all topics are welcome. How did Edith Wharton conceive of her world in geographic terms? What did she associate with certain regions? What sense of national traits informed her fiction?  How was her sense of place informed by her studies in history, anthropology, and evolution? The broad category of “geographies” includes but is not limited to the following:

 

Please send 250-word proposals and a 1-page CV or brief biographical statement by February 10, 2018 to Donna Campbell, campbelld@wsu.edu.

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