CFP: Rebecca Harding Davis Society at ALA (Deadline: 1.17.2020)

The Davis Society welcomes proposals for one or two sessions highlighting new directions in Davis scholarship at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego, CA.  For more information, visit the American Literature Association’s website at: 

We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”   Please send a 200-250 word abstract and brief CV to Aaron Rovan ( by January 17, 2020.

Presenters must be members of the Rebecca Harding Davis Society. For information about joining the society, please contact Robin Cadwallader, president, at​