May 23-26, Boston, MA; proposal deadline Jan 28, 2013
In Oldtown Folks, Harriet Beecher Stowe famously complains that “woman’s nature had never been consulted in theology.” Yet, as the daughter, sister, and wife of clergymen, Stowe was herself steeped in the theology and religious practice of her day. Through her fiction, Stowe sometimes challenges the patriarchal [...]
Transatlantic Women II: Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers Abroad will take place
in Florence, Italy, from 6-9 June 2013. The conference will again be sponsored by the Margaret
Fuller Society, the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society, and the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society.
The CFP is also posted on the Stowe Society website, and we encourage you to join us at [...]
Call for Papers: International Conference
Transatlantic Women II:
Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers Abroad
OPA Centro Arte e Cultura
6-9 June 2013
Sponsored by the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society, the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society, and the Margaret Fuller Society
Nineteenth-century American women writers moved—culturally, intellectually, and geographically—in a transatlantic, even a global world. Following the success of our 2008 [...]
Submission deadline is February 27, 2012
The Student Stowe Prize will recognize outstanding writing by United States high school and college
students that motivates positive action for social justice. The Prize will recognize writing that is
making a tangible impact on a social justice issue critical to contemporary society. Issues may
include, but are not limited to: race, class [...]
October 10-13, 2012; Westin Tabor Center, Denver, Colorado
Call for Proposals
see: http://ssaww2012.wordpress.com/ for full details
Monday, February 6, 2012: Proposals due to firstname.lastname@example.org; see page 2 for directions.
May 2012: Acceptance notifications sent
June 30, 2012: Program schedule announced
Note: Presenters must be members of SSAWW by the “early/discounted” date for conference registration in the fall of 2012.
UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 1, 2010
Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200
Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
22-25 June 2011
Sponsored by the Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
On the bicentennial of her birth, the Stowe Society announces a conference celebrating Harriet Beecher Stowe—her life and works—at Bowdoin College, where she wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin. [...]
Essays are still needed for the proposed collection of essays commemorating the bicentennial of Stowe’s birth in 2011. Essays that deal with the following works are especially needed: Pearl of Orr’s Island, Agnes of Sorrento, Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands, Dred.
Since these essays will take a cultural studies approach, topics such as the following are [...]
Initial interest has been expressed for an essay collection to commemorate the bicentennial of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s birth in 2011. Essays that provide critical readings of her work; that supply neglected biographical considerations, or that examine past criticism or suggest potential scholarly treatment are needed. Essays should also comment on her current popular or academic [...]
Stowe and Critical Memory at MLA 2011. On the 200th anniversary of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s birth, this session reassesses the critical work that has made Uncle Tom’s Cabin a touchstone text and Stowe a central figure in American literature for the last three decades. 1-2 page abstract and cv to Anna Brickhouse (email@example.com) by March 1.
Call for Papers: ALA 2010. The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites papers on the following topics for the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30, 2010.
1. “Harriet Beecher Stowe and Visual Culture.” Papers can address illustrations of Stowe’s work in the 19th century and later, evocation of visual experience in her writing, [...]