The 85th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) will be held this coming November 8-10 at the Marriott Buckhead Hotel in Atlanta, GA. This year’s focus is “Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds,” and among the special events at this conference will be a plenary address by Katherine Hayles (Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies at Duke University) as well as a six highlighted panels with eminent scholars in literature and language studies who are actively engaged in various facets of digital humanities.
SSEMW will be sponsoring one panel for this conference. Session organizers interested in seeking SSEMW affiliation are invited to submit:
– a 200 (max) word abstract describing the objective of their session
– the names of speakers (+ email addresses, one page CVs and institutional affiliations)
– the titles + draft abstracts (150 words max.) of the papers to be read + keywords.
– specification of audiovisual needs
to Megan Matchinske (firstname.lastname@example.org) by no later than June 10, 2013. Keep in mind that while SAMLA invites proposals related to the special focus, they also welcome proposals addressing other topics related to English and language studies.