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Call For Papers

The Mildred Haun Conference: A Celebration of Appalachian Literature, Scholarship, and Culture is an attempt to explore and define Appalachian literature and culture for ourselves and for the outside world. We are seeking individual and panel presentations from faculty members, independent scholars, community members, and students who have an interest in any aspect of Appalachian literature and culture.

5th Annual Mildred Haun Conference
"The Changing Demographics of Appalachia"
Feb. 6-7, 2015

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Deadline Extended to November 30, 2014

The 5th Annual Mildred Haun Conference invites papers that explore, but are not limited to, the following broad areas of interest:

  1. Multiculturalism in Appalachia
  2. Scholarship related to personal and cultural stories associated with Appalachia:
    explorations of folk medicine, storytelling, history, or crafts.
  3. Treatment of stereotypes in Appalachian literature and popular culture.
  4. Creative writing and publication; Art or music projects/presentations.
  5. Research projects, papers, or panel discussions focused on activism in Appalachia.
  6. Special consideration will be given to papers focusing on Mildred Haun or her work.
  7. Special consideration will be given to papers focusing on the conference theme of the
    Changing Demographics of Appalachia (ethnicity, religion, race, etc.).
  8. Special consideration will be given to papers focusing on Pamela Duncan or her work.

Abstracts (not exceeding 350 words) along with a brief narrative bio (not exceeding 150 words) are to be sent to before November 30, 2014. Abstracts should be submitted with the following information:

A. author(s)
B. affiliation
C. email address
D. telephone numbers
E. area of interest
F. title of abstract
G. body of abstract
H. desired length of presentation (15-20 min.; 30 min.; 1 hour)