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JULES AUSTIN HOJNOWSKI <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 16:12:23 +0000
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Greetings :)

Here is the CFP for AHSA - SAMLA - Atlanta, GA Nov  7 - 9, 2014.

19th and 20th century authors use of humor on environmental/sustainability issues.

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, which is focusing on 19th and 20th century authors and their use of humor on environmental/sustainability issues. The panel takes place for the 2014 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta, GA from November 7-9, 2014. This panel will examine how humor and sustainability can work together through various authors, such as, Caroline Kirkland, Mark Twain (Roughing It/Life on the Mississippi), Edward Abbey, Dr. Seuss, Carl Hiassen, Diane Ackerman, Bill Bryson the definitely unsustainable hunting trips of tall tale folks like Davy Crockett, showing how they use humor for either pro or con sustainability in their works. 
The session invites academic papers, multi-media, or digital pieces on any aspect 20th century authors and their use of humor on environmental/sustainability issues, by May 1, 2014, email or regular mail 300-word abstracts with the requisite information as noted in the SAMLA call for papers guidelines,

Please send inquiries and proposals to Mrs. Jules A. Hojnowski, at [log in to unmask] or 1690 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Thank you so much!
Hope to see you there :)


Ps if you know of any other place to place eth CFP, it would me much appreciated :)