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Thanks to all conference attendees for your superb contributions to the conference.

A special thank you to The Library Company of Philadelphia for the Thursday night reception in a wonderful setting and a reminder that there are many opportunities for research on American women writers at the Library Company. Information on research fellowships can be found on the Library Company’s website: www.librarycompany.org

Conference Program – SSAWW 2015 Nov 4-8 Program

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We very much look forward to seeing you soon at SSAWW 2015. Please check your sessions.

Onsite conference registration and day passes are available here: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/onsite-conference-registration/

Please see below about single session passes.

Please see also suggestion about spreading out our attendance for the Thursday evening reception at The Library Company

And a few more conference details:

Please note that the Book exhibit opens each day at 8, not 8:30.

We only have 10 minutes between sessions; please try to vacate the session rooms in a timely manner at the end of the session so that the next panel can come in. Conversations can continue in the foyer.

Some of the sessions are in large rooms. Please sit near the front, closer to the presenters, whenever possible.

Signup for Chat with an Editor is ongoing throughout the conference until slots are filled: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4cabaa2ca4ff2-sign

There will be a table in the Book exhibit area for SSAWW attendees to put out hard copy materials of cfps etc.

The Celebrate SSAWW reception on Saturday begins at 4:30.

For those staying at the Sheraton our agreement includes free wifi in guest rooms. When checking in, let hotel reception know that you are with SSAWW, and when checking out, check your bill to ensure that the wifi cost has been taken off.

Conference information in descending order; please scroll down.

  • Library Company event – staggered attendance suggested
  • Guest passes and single day registration for those not on the program
  • Sign up for “Chat with an Editor” sessions
  • Chair and Presenter Guidelines
  • Transportation Information for SSAWW Conference 2015
  • Keynote Speaker: Ana Castillo
  • Philadelphia’s local attractions guide and Walking Tour booklet
  • Receipts
  • Hotel Updates – posted July 30 – New Updates, Sept 1 SSAWW 2015
  • Student and childcare subsidies
  • Student Travel Awards Donations

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The Library Company event and other SSAWW receptions

We look forward with pleasure to seeing you in Philadelphia next week and to hearing the many exciting panels and papers on the program

A note on the Library Company event on Thursday evening, 6 to 8: The Library Company sees the event as an “Open House” for those who have rsvp’d to view the current exhibition, and enjoy refreshments that they are generously providing.

Since there is no formal program, we would like to ensure the viewing pleasure of the exhibit, Fashioning Philadelphia: The Style of the City and are suggesting that we spread out the attendance over the two hours. To that end, we ask that if you present on Thursday or Friday morning, you arrive closer to 6, and if you are delivering your presentation on Friday afternoon or Saturday, that you come by the Library Company closer to 6:45. This is just a suggestion and we certainly do not wish to disrupt groups who wish to go over together or who have dinner plans together for after the exhibit.

For those who registered after capacity for this event was reached, please remember that the Library Company is open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the conference from 9- 4:45 and admission is free. The exhibit’s focus is on the city’s contribution to the early fashion industry, from the mid-18th through the early-20th century; it features Sarah Josepha Hale and Godey’s, among other women.

Reminder, too, that Friday night Awards Ceremony and Keynote Reception in the Hamilton Room of the Sheraton is from 5:45 – 7, with hors-d’oeuvres and a cash bar. This will be followed by our keynote speaker, Ana Castillo.

And Saturday night is our Celebrate SSAWW reception in the Ballroom from 4:30 to 6. Refreshments will again be available with a cash bar.

And please come by for Sunday morning coffee and talk in the Flower room between 8:30 and 11.

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Guest passes and single day registration for those not on the program

Guest passes are available to family members / friends who wish to hear a particular presentation. While not absolutely necessary, we would appreciate knowing guest names in advance. They can pick up their passes at the conference registration desk.

Guests who wish to stay for the entire day’s activities beyond the single session are asked to purchase a single day pass.

Single day passes are available to anyone not on the program: $45.00 – regular; $25.00 – student. See link above.

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**Sign-up Now to Chat with an Editor at SSAWW 2015**

Do you have questions about any aspect of publishing in a scholarly journal? Would you like an editor to look over the abstract and/or introduction to an article you’re thinking of sending out to a journal? Would you like advice about turning a dissertation chapter into a publishable article? Sign up here (or use the link that follows this description) to meet with editors of different scholarly journals. Sessions will last 20 minutes, and please, if relevant, bring a copy of your intro/abstract to the session. Sign up will remain open during the conference if there are slots available.

We ask that you sign up for only one session at this time to allow as many conference attendees as possible to participate. On Friday of the conference, you can sign up for additional spaces if there are any left.

Thanks.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4cabaa2ca4ff2-sign

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Chair and Presenter Guidelines

Dear Conference Participants,

As the conference approaches, here are a few notes about the panels and presentations:

Paper lengths for panels: panels are either three or four person panels. All four person panels and some three person panels are in an 80 minute time slot.  Most three person panels are in a 75 minute time slot.

We are asking most presenters to keep their papers to no more than 16-17 minutes to ensure that there is time for discussion at the panel’s end. It takes about 2 minutes to read a double-spaced page.

Presenters in the three person panels in the 80 minute block can take a bit longer if they wish – up to a maximum of 20 minutes but 18 would probably be more workable.

We are asking chairs to enforce the time allotments politely but firmly to ensure that all presenters have the same amount of time before the discussion.

For roundtables, please ask your chair about time limits

Brief biographies: Presenters, if you are not in touch with your chair in advance, please bring a brief biography (two sentences or so) with you to the panel that the panel chair can use to introduce you. The biography should consist of whatever you would like the chair to say about you.

A few notes for chairs:

If possible, please get to the panel a few minutes before it begins to introduce yourself to the panelists; if you have not been in touch with the panelists in advance, please be sure to ask for the biographies before the session; also ask any panelists who are using a/v to check if all is well with it.

To get help with the a/v, please alert any hotel staff that the room needs a/v troubleshooting right away or tell the conference registration desk who will contact a/v.

Please ensure that the time allotments as indicated above are followed, and remind your presenters at the start of the session that you will be enforcing times. For presenters who seem uncertain of the length of their paper, suggest a way to signal them when they have two minutes left. Passing a note is usually helpful and not too distracting. If they go over, provide a warning (again a note saying you are going to interrupt is helpful) and then move on to the next presenter suggesting that outstanding points can be taken up in the discussion.

Moderate the discussion after all papers have been read.  Try to ensure that all panelists have a chance to respond to questions. Presenters often have questions to ask of each other and this is also a good way to ensure all panelists become involved in the discussion.

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Transportation Information for SSAWW Conference 2015

Directions to the Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill Hotel from the train station, airport, bus station, or the interstate:

http://www.sheratonphiladelphiasocietyhill.com/society-hill-hotel-directions

Ground Transportation to and from Philadelphia International Airport:

http://www.phl.org/passengerinfo/transportationservices/Pages/transport_default.aspx

Taxi to/from airport/hotel: Approximately $32 (not including gratuity)

Taxi-specific information is available here:

http://www.philapark.org/taxicab-tariffs/

Public transit to/from airport/hotel: Approximately $8.75 (cash only; plan your trip here: http://www.septa.org/)

Lady Liberty Shuttle: $10 per person each way. More information here: http://www.ladylibertyshuttle.com/?page_id=8

Parking:

Limited valet parking available at hotel: Approximately $36 per day (plus 22.5% tax; rates are subject to change)

There are several parking garages near the hotel that are less expensive. The closest is a Philadelphia Parking Authority lot: 125 S 2nd Street (.1 mile from the Sheraton Society Hill – a 3 minute walk); more information is available through the “Locator” tab at: http://www.philapark.org

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Keynote Speaker

ANA CASTILLO, poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist, editor, playwright, translator and independent scholar, is the Keynote Speaker – SSAWW Conference 2015.

Castillo’s distinguished titles include: The Mixquiahuala Letters; So Far From God; The GuardiansPeel My Love like an OnionI Ask the Impossible, among others.

She is editor of La Tolteca, an arts and literary ‘zine dedicated to the advancement of a world without borders and censorship and she is on the advisory board of the new American Writers Museum in D.C.

Amongst many other awards, she is the 2013 Recipient of the American Studies Association Gloria Anzaldúa Prize to an independent scholar. In June 2015, Ana Castillo was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in literature for her “literary contributions to the Latino/a community, and commitment to the betterment of our younger generations” by Latina 50 Plus, a motivational organization based in the Bronx, NY.

Her novel, GIVE IT TO ME was released in May, 2014 by The Feminist Press, NY, and her classic, award winning collection of essays Massacre of the Dreamers, was re-released in November, 2014, in a 20th anniversary updated edition (UNMP). She has forthcoming works in 2016.

Adapted from www.anacastillo.com

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Philadelphia’s attractions for conference participants are many. Here is the link to our local attractions guide prepared by conference local rep, Rachel Collins (Arcadia) – posted September 25:

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**Be sure to pick up your “Women of Words in Philadelphia” walking tour booklet at registration.

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Receipts

Receipts: if you pre-registered through the Wisconsin registration site, the receipt went to the email that you provided through registration.

Some registrants said they haven’t gotten a receipt, which should go automatically to your email address.  The office for the registration site said they are getting many emails bouncing back to them; some university email systems have set their filters to reject emails like theirs.  If you still need a receipt, try signing back into the registration site and printing out the final page that details your order and payment.  Again, if you need help, feel free to contact the registration site (cesevents@uww.edu or (262) 472-3165), or email Beth Lueck (lueckb@uww.edu).

Payment through Paypal sends an

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Hotel Information: past postings

Hotel Updates (Sept 1)

Two other websites for accommodation:

www.bnbphiladelphia.com – A Bed and Breakfast Connection is a reservation service for about 60 different B&Bs in the Philadelphia area for traditional B&Bs and small, boutique hotels, as well as small, private homestay properties.

http://www.hotelscombined.com/ – compares hotel prices worldwide

Hotel Updates (July 30th): while our conference hotel block is sold out, even after negotiating for extra rooms, rooms at higher prices remain available at the Sheraton Society Hill.

http://www.sheratonphiladelphiasocietyhill.com/

But here are some very good alternatives within close proximity to the Sheraton, and we urge conference participants to book now while rooms at these reasonable prices are still in effect and available:

Wyndham Hotel – near the Sheraton Society Hill – has reduced rates if booked by August 31st for stays through 2016

http://www.phillydowntownhotel.com/special-pkg

Thanks to conference attendees who made the following suggestions:

Thomas Bond House, near the Sheraton Society Hill; prices vary but a few at a reasonable price are still available.

http://www.thomasbondhousebandb.com/

Hilton Penn’s Landing – a few blocks away; has a pool.  It’s $199/refundable rate, but goes down to $184 if you use AAA or other discounts. Also there’s a pay in advance $179 rate nonrefundable – these prices may have already gone up.

http://www.hiltonpennslanding.com/

For other hotels, googling, hotels near the Sheraton Society Hill, or hotels Philadelphia Historic District, brings up a number of other hotels. If booking through an online booking agency, check the hotel’s website too to ensure you are getting the best price.

Airbnb – private home rentals; this is a good option especially if there are several conference attendees willing to share space.

https://www.airbnb.ca/s/Philadelphia–PA?locale=en&neighborhoods[]=Society+HIll

The Society Hill area is very walkable at all times.

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Student and childcare subsidies

Please pick up and sign for these at onsite registration.

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Student Travel Awards Donations

If you are able, please consider making a donation to our graduate student travel fund. We all know that funding is tight at many schools and most of our graduate students are really struggling to make ends meet. Any amount you can donate will make a difference.

Remember, your donations are tax deductible. And you’ll be helping the next generation of scholars!

You can donate via PayPal here: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/membership/.

You can also donate via check. Please make your checks payable to Society for the Study of American Women Writers and be sure to write “Graduate Student Travel Fund” in the check’s memo field.

Donations can be sent to:

Dr. Heidi Hanrahan

Department of English

Shepherd University

P.O. Box 5000

Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443

Thank you for considering this.

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Past Postings – now superseded by above.

The last day for conference registration through Wisconsin’s online service is Friday, October 23rd:

https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

Onsite registration will be available during conference registration desk hours. Please note that we can accept payment by cash or credit card only.

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Paid Opportunity for Graduate Students at Conference – posted September 2

The SSAWW Conference committee is looking for graduate students to work the registration desk during the conference.

Are you a graduate student looking for a way to be more involved in the SSAWW conference? The SSAWW Conference committee is seeking graduate students attending the conference who are willing to work the registration desk November 4-8. The position is paid: $15/hour (four hour commitment is required). If you are interested, please email Leslie Allison at ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com  with the subject heading: REGISTRATION. In the email, please include your name, school, paper you are presenting (or other way you are participating in the conference), and days you are available. Graduate students whose schedules align most closely with the registration table’s needs will be notified and contacted with more information.

If you have any questions, please contact us at ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Leslie, on behalf of the organizing committee
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UPDATE – Sept 1: Adding to your conference registration order;

For those who want to add an item to their registration after they’ve already registered, please do the following:   Click on the link to the registration site: https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

Click on “no” to the Thursday evening reception (it’s full), click on the feature you want to add (such as Graduate Student lunch), and click “continue” at the bottom of the page.  This should bring you to “Registration Details”, where the item you added is listed, along with its cost.  If you saved a user name & password when you first registered, this information should also appear.  Click on “sign into account” and under “options” click on “edit order.”  Follow directions at the top of the page.

If you have trouble with the registration site, please contact cesevents@uww.edu or call (262) 472-3165, or email Beth Lueck (lueckb@uww.edu).  We’ll be happy to help you register or add something to your account.
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Mentoring Breakfast Discussion Tables – August Update

Dear Conference Attendees,

The SSAWW 2015 Mentoring Breakfast is for everyone – there is something of interest for SSAWWers at all stages of their careers.

We have put together a wide range of topics, mostly growing out of suggestions by SSAWW members, and are very pleased to be continuing this tradition at SSAWW. 

Please come and join the discussion at breakfast at the table of your choice on Friday morning of the conference, 7:30 to 8:50, as a mentor, a mentee or just to listen and converse.

Thanks to all who have agreed to facilitate

If you did not sign up for the breakfast when you registered for the conference, you may still do so through the conference registration site. The cost for regular members is $20. Graduate students are complimentary but they must be pre-registered.

Table Topics (in alphabetical order):

“The Demands of Service: Tips for Time Management and ‎Avoiding Burn-Out”

– Facilitated by Barb McKaskill

Digital Humanities I: “How to learn more about DH and how to develop a DH project

– Facilitated by Paul Ohler

Digital Humanities II: “Archives and Other Digital Projects”

– Facilitated by Martha Nell Smith

“Flourishing in Alternative Careers for PhDs”

– Facilitated by Gail K. Smith

“Forming Societies – Authors and Areas”

– Facilitated by Sharon Harris and Sarah Olivier

“Getting over ‘Associate:’ Promotion to Full Professor”

– Facilitated by Karen Kilcup

“The Job Search”

– Facilitated by Heidi Hanrahan and Rickie-Ann Legleitner

“Motherhood and the Academic Career”

– Facilitated by Phyllis Cole and Miranda Green-Barteet

“The Online Academic Presence – Social Media and Professional Websites”

– Facilitated by Donna Campbell and Kristin Jacobson

Publishing I: “Peer-reviewed articles”

– Facilitated by Shirley Samuels

Publishing II: “The Book Project”

– Facilitated by Koritha Mitchell

“Retirement: Planning and Working”

– Facilitated by Susan K. Harris

“Why go into administration? – Considerations of the Administrative Track”

– Facilitated by Deb Clarke and Sarah Robbins

“Working in Women’s Studies

– Facilitated by Kimberly Brown

Conference registration site:

https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

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Book Exhibit at SSAWW Conference 2015 – posted August 4

The program committee needs your help in ensuring that your publications will be on display at the conference in November.

We have arranged with The Scholar’s Choice to manage the combined book exhibit. Please contact your publisher as indicated in The Scholar’s Choice instructions below:

“Any members interested in having their book displayed at the upcoming SSAWW conference should contact their publisher as soon as possible to see if they would be willing to send the book for the exhibit.  Requests from the presses will be accepted until October 1st or until the table space has filled. The Scholar’s Choice displays on behalf of the publishers and all requests must come from them, not the individual authors. If they don’t already have it, the press may request the appropriate paperwork by emailing Mary Lynn Howe.” (mlh@scholarschoice.com)

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Conference Hotel Update – posted July 27

The Society Hill is now sold out on all nights. If you need to cancel some nights, please notify Rita (rbode@trentu.ca), since cancelled rooms do not automatically go back into our room block, but are put back into the general supply. We will post if a room becomes available in our room block so please keep an eye on the website updates.

We are also looking into an overflow hotel.

Thanks, everyone.

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SSAWW 2015 Conference Childcare Subsidy

SSAWW is pleased to offer small childcare subsidies to those conference participants requiring childcare at SSAWW’s 2015 conference. These subsidies ($30) will be available to those whose membership in SSAWW is current, who are registered for the conference (early registration deadline is July 31), and who are presenting at the conference (i.e., on the program). You will receive your checks when you pick up your registration information at the conference. Checks must be picked up in person at the conference.

Conference Registration site: https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

We ask that those fortunate enough to have full support from their home institutions decline the reimbursement so that we can offer support to as many people as possible.

To apply, please complete the form below and return it via email to Heidi Hanrahan, Vice President of Membership & Finance, at hhanraha@shepherd.edu. Applications must be received by October 15th. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged via email.

Name:

Institution:

Paper/Panel Title:

Yes/No: I have registered for the 2015 conference.

Yes/No: My SSAWW membership is current.

Childcare arrangements are up to the individual. SSAWW makes no recommendations. For information purposes, you might like to know that the Sheraton uses Your Other Hands, the only bonded childcare service in the Philadelphia area:
http://www.yourotherhands.com/ or (215) 790-0990. They can be contacted directly.

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SSAWW 2015 Conference Graduate Student Travel Awards

SSAWW is pleased to support graduate students at our 2015 conference with travel awards. These awards (minimum $50) will be available to those grad students whose membership in SSAWW is current, who are registered by our early registration deadline of July 31, and who are presenting at the conference (i.e., on the program). You will receive your checks when you pick up your registration information at the conference.  Checks must be picked up in person at the conference.

Conference Registration site: https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

We ask that those fortunate enough to have full support from their home institutions decline the reimbursement so that we can offer support to as many people as possible.

To apply, please complete the form below and return it via email to Heidi Hanrahan, Vice President of Membership & Finance, at hhanraha@shepherd.eduApplications must be received by August 30. Late applications will not be considered.  Receipt of applications will be acknowledged via email.

Name:

Institution:

Year of graduate studies:

Paper/Panel Title:

Yes/No: I have registered for the 2015 conference.

Yes/No: My SSAWW membership is current.

SSAWW 2015 Conference Graduate Student Travel Awards

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SSAWW Conference Registration and Membership – posted September 16

Dear Conference Participants,

As we move ever closer to the November conference, we are asking all of you who have not yet registered for the conference to please do so right way and no later than October 2nd.

We are also reminding everyone that conference participants must be SSAWW members (this is separate from the conference registration) and if you have not yet joined or renewed your SSAWW membership, we ask that you do so now, and again, no later than October 2nd.

The program will be going to print in October, and we want to ensure that it is accurate and that all the panels remain as dynamic and exciting as they are now. Please complete these registrations no later than October 2nd to ensure your inclusion on the program. If you are unable to do so, please let us know right away (ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com).

With all good wishes for the fall, and looking forward to Philadelphia,

The Conference Planning Committee: Rita, Dick, Beth, Miranda, Leslie, and Rickie-Ann

Conference Registration: https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?

UPDATE – August 26th

Dear SSAWW conference participants,

Here is the updated draft schedule: SSAWW 2015 Draft Schedule, August

Please once again check your participation days/times since we have made some changes and configured some panels anew. For those of you chairing, some of the presenters on your panel may vary from when you signed on to chair so please double-check to see who is on your panel.

If you are no longer in a position to attend the conference, please let us know right away so we can adjust the very strong program we have in place accordingly: ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

For those of you who have not yet registered, please do so as soon as possible.

Thanks for all the excellent work that has been put forward to create the conference program. We look forward to a wide range of stimulating and inspiring conversations.

Some things to note on the draft schedule:

The Mentoring Breakfast table topics are now listed and you can still sign up for this event as well as the lunch through the Wisconsin Registration site.

Our Wednesday night welcome sessions are in place.

The Chat with an Editor sign-ups will be available closer to the conference.

Our casual conversations for Sunday morning are a great opportunity for a few final meetings with friends and acquaintances old and new.

We are planning creative writers reading sessions, Philadelphia women writers walks, and working on a few other things.

We very much look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia.

Reminder: the graduate student travel awards are due August 30st, and the child care subsidy awards are due October 15th.

And remember to ask your publishers to contact The Scholar’s Choice for the conference book exhibit.

Best wishes for the fall term.

SSAWW 2015 Conference Reminder of Early Registration Deadline and Hotel Update – Posted July 24

The deadline for early registration for the conference is July 31st:

registration site again:

https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836  (corrected)

Hotel rooms for Wednesday (especially) and Saturday night are very limited, but there are still lots of rooms remaining for Thursday and Friday nights at the conference rate. On the link to hotel registration, a note in red comes up if any one of the nights is sold out even if rooms remain available on other nights. We have asked the hotel to try to change this but it is part of their system to send alerts for the entire block. Please note: It is still possible to book rooms for some nights at the conference rate even if this notice is up.

Once our room block sells out for certain nights, rooms may still be available for those nights but at a higher rate, and need to be booked through the regular hotel site or by phone.

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel reservations: SSAWW – Society for the Study of American Women Writers – 2015 C    OR    copy and paste the following link into a web browser: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/SSAWWPhilly2015

Phone: SHERATON PHILADELPHIA SOCIETY HILL HOTEL
Phone:(1)(215) 238-6000
Fax:(1)(215) 238-6652

http://www.sheratonphiladelphiasocietyhill.com/

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Conference Update June 24, 2015

All conference participants must be SSAWW members.

SSAWW treasurer, Heidi Hanrahan, has asked that we remind all conference participants that SSAWW membership registration is in addition to the conference registration. Conference registration does not provide SSAWW membership. Here is the conference registration site again:

https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

And here is the SSAWW membership pagehttps://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/membership/

Questions about membership can be directed to Heidi: hhanraha@shepherd.edu.

Thanks, everyone.

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Conference Update June 21, 2015

Dear SSAWW conference participants,

The draft schedule is now available: SSAWW 2015 Draft Schedule, June 21

We are in the process of assigning panel chairs, and may be in further touch about chairing. Thanks to those of you who have already indicated a willingness to chair.

We look forward with pleasure to November – to seeing / meeting you in Philadelphia and engaging with the superb on-going scholarship on American women writers.

Here are the conference registration and hotel reservation links.

Conference registration: https://uw-whitewater-web.ungerboeck.com/reg/reg_p1_form.aspx?oc=10&ct=FULLREG&eventid=5836

Because we are a little behind in posting this information, the deadline for early conference registration has been extended to July 31st. Please be sure to register for the conference before then to receive the lower rate.

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel reservations: SSAWW – Society for the Study of American Women Writers – 2015 C    OR    copy and paste the following link into a web browser: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/SSAWWPhilly2015

We also remind you that conference participants must be SSAWW members and that conference registration does not automatically provide membership. To become a member or renew your membership, please click on the membership link in the tab above.

Questions about conference registration can be directed to Beth Lueck (lueckb@uww.edu)

Questions about hotel registration can be directed to Rita Bode (SSAWW2015.submit@gmail.com or rbode@trentu.ca)

Questions about membership can be directed to Heidi Hanrahan (hhanraha@shepherd.edu).

All other queries can be directed to ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com. We will do our best to respond in a timely manner.

Please continue to check the website in the coming months for updates: https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/ssaww-2015-updates/

We wish you all creative and fulfilling summers.

Rita, Dick, Beth, Miranda, Leslie and Rickie-Ann

Conference Update – June 3, 2015

Thank you to everyone who submitted to the conference call; our reviewers and the program committee had to make some difficult decisions among many fine submissions. We look forward to a rich and creative program.

We are currently working on the draft conference schedule which we hope to post in the next few weeks along with conference and hotel registration links on the conference website:
https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/2015-conference/

To renew your SSAWW membership or become a member, please go to the membership page:
https://ssawwnew.wordpress.com/membership/

In the meantime, here is some information:
Early registration general audience conference fees (up to July 20): $129.00
After July 20: $150.00
Early registration grad student fees: $90.00
After July 20: $110.00
There will be an extra charge for the optional mentoring breakfast and Saturday lunch.
The room rates as we have previously mentioned are $179. for singles or doubles, $199. for triples, and $219. for quads. These rates do not include taxes.

The main conference email remains ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

With best wishes and in happy anticipation of the November conference,

Rita, Dick, Beth, Miranda, Leslie and Rickie-A

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11 Comments

  1. Mahwish Khan says:

    How could I secure a guest pass for my husband who is accompanying me to the conference? I am a presenter and would like for him to attend my panel talk on the 7th of Nov.

  2. If you click on the Onsite Registration Page (linked above), you’ll see a day pass option for the conference.

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