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History

The Tennessee Philological Association first met in Sewanee in 1905 and has met annually (with a few exceptions, the last during World War II) since that time and in every part of the state, from Memphis to Bristol and from Martin to Chattanooga.  We have been hosted by both state-supported and private institutions, and most meetings have been held on school campuses.  Typically, the meeting moves from one grand division of the state to another, usually proceeding from east to west.  The most recent meetings have been held in Nashville (2014), Knoxville (2013), Martin (2012), Cookeville (2011), Cleveland (2010), Memphis (2009), Clarksville (2008), Chattanooga (2007), Henderson (2006), and Nashville (2005).