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Thu, 1 May 2014 17:59:24 +0000
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Hi :)
Just thought I would let you all know that no one has sent me any abstracts for SAMLA humor panel for 2014.

2014 Conference Deadlines

Below please find a list of deadlines for SAMLA 86. Please note that these dates are subject to change. Please check back often for updates to the SAMLA 86 Deadlines. These dates can also be found in the SAMLA Calendar.

February 14th
Deadline for receiving Session Proposals / Calls for Papers in order to have your call included in SAMLA News.

April 1st
Deadline for submitting Honorary Member Award nominations.

May 1st
Deadline for submitting Graduate Student Essay Award nominations. 

May 3rd
Deadline for submitting SAMLA Studies Award nominations. 

May 30th
Deadline for submitting Special Session proposals. To submit a Special Session proposal, please complete the Session Proposals / Calls for Papers form online.

June 20th
Deadline for submitting the Session Information form (including A/V requirements, panelists' contact information and paper titles). To submit, please complete the Session Information form online.

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 June 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