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Woolf scholars are invited to submit a panel topic for next year’s MLA conference, which will be held in Philadelphia Dec. 27-30.

According to the International Virginia Woolf Society Newsletter, this is a call for whole panels, not individual paper proposals. Voting on proposals will be completed by Dec. 30 to meet MLA guidelines.

Please submit only one panel topic, along with the following information:

  • A 35-word description (The word count must include the title.)
  • The name(s) and contact information of the proposed organizer(s) — e-mail, snail mail, preferred telephone number, institutional affiliation, if any.
  • Deadline by which the organizer(s) wish to receive submissions (usually March 15).
  • The format for submissions (500-word abstract? full-length paper?).

Submit to Bonnie Kime Scott, president of the IVWS, electronically or by snail mail by Nov. 20. Electronic submissions are strongly preferred.

Submit by e-mail to:

Electronic submissions are strongly preferred and should carry the subject line Woolf MLA 09.

Submit by snail mail to:

Bonnie Kime Scott
President, IVWS
Dept. of Women’s Studies
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-6030

For more information about the International Virginia Woolf Society’s involvement in MLA conferences and this year’s Woolf panel topics, click here or here.

To propose your own special session for next year’s MLA Conference, go to the MLA Web site for instructions. 

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