CFP MLA 2019

In the wake of the 2017 bicentennial of Thoreau's birth and the publication of Laura Dassow Walls's Henry David Thoreau: A Life, the Thoreau Society panel at MLA 2019 will consider how biography and the biographical shape scholarship on Thoreau, the teaching of Thoreau, and Thoreau's reputation. Please send abstracts by March 15. Questions welcome.

Allied Organization: Thoreau Society

How does biography shape Thoreau studies, including scholarship, teaching, and public perception? What elements of Thoreau’s biography would benefit from reconsideration? Abstracts, no more than 300 words by 15 March 2018; James Finley (