CFP: Edith Wharton and Work at MLA 2022 (Deadline: March 15, 2021)

Edith Wharton Society Call for Papers 

Modern Language Association 
Washington, DC January 6-9, 2022 

Edith Wharton and Work 

The EWS invites proposals for roundtable presentations (7-8 minutes) on work in relation to Wharton’s writing and life. Presenters might consider issues of class and labor; disability; domestic work; art and the literary market; “works” of art; the value/currencies of work; Wharton as worker; and more. Any theoretical or contextual approaches welcome. 

Please submit titled proposals (approx. 350 words) and a brief CV by March 15, 2021 to Jennifer Haytock at Please include any requests for AV needs in your proposal. Scholars whose proposals are accepted must be members in good standing of the Edith Wharton Society by the time of the conference.