The Woolson Society sponsors three opportunities for scholars to present papers on Woolson and her relationship to her contemporaries.

The Society hosts an annual panel at the American Literature Association each May. See the ALA web site for details (

The Society also hosts a panel at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers conference, held every two years (

Every two years the Society hosts a conference at a different location that was important to Woolson and her writing.  Our next conference will be held in Columbus, Georgia, February 21-23, 2013. For details, see the Call for Papers.

Papers presented on Woolson at these conferences are listed below.  Because of privacy concerns, copies of the papers must be requested from the presenters.

Conference of the Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Programs

Calls for Papers

Calls for papers are posted on the Woolson Society listserv, the University of Pennsylvania’s CFP site (, and the Society for the Study of American Women Writers webpage and listserv (