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LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English

Theory and Victorian Studies
Which theories and theorists, past and present, are most relevant to Victorian studies today? ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

Victorian Intertextualities
Allusion, adaptation, rewriting, plagiarism…. How did Victorian writers use other texts? How did ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

LLC 16th-Century French

Affect in Sixteenth-century France
How is affect intersubjective, defined/undefined, related to emotion? Close or distant readings ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

It's 1500: Are we modern yet?
Stakes of periodization, dialectic and dis/continuities between Medieval and Renaissance (or ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

Pre-modern Queenship
Theories of queenship and practices of queens; relations to networks, gender, transnationalism, ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

Prefiguring “Disability” in Renaissance France
How are monstrous, castrated, marginal, or otherwise “defective” bodies represented? What is the ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

LLC 19th-Century French

Ecologies of the Nineteenth Century
We invite abstracts related to various aspects of ecology: un/natural habitats, physical and ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015, last updated 22 January 2015

Portraits
We invite abstracts on textual and visual portraits and frames, family portraits and portrait ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015, last updated 22 January 2015

LLC 18th- and Early-19th-Century German

Natural Science and Literature in the German Long 18th Century
Papers examine literary devices informing the natural sciences (e.g. anatomy, brain science, ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

Posthumanism in the Era of Humanism: Concepts of the Human in the German Long 18th Century
Papers explore intersections between humans and animals, technology, environments, other instances ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

LLC 20th- and 21st-Century German

Readers, Viewers, Listeners, Users
What ever happened to readers? Historical and theoretical reflections on problems of audience ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Italian

Italian Amnesia
This session will look at Italy's 1980s and the programmatic censorship of recent past. ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

Transmedia Intersections
Session explores the ways in which the convergence of literature, film, theater, visual arts, and ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian

La famiglia: Representations of the Family in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
Exploring familial relationships and family figures; in discord or harmony, idealized or realistic. ... See more
Posted 19 January 2015, last updated 20 January 2015

Mysticism and Religious Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Italy
Representations of religion in literature and other forms of discourse: saints, mystics, clerics, ... See more
Posted 19 January 2015, last updated 20 January 2015

New Approaches to Material Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Italy
Critical analyses of literary works in manuscripts, printed books, monuments, and other artifacts. ... See more
Posted 19 January 2015, last updated 20 January 2015

LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Poetry and Prose

Rituals of Exclusion
New research on the topic of exclusion from a social, political, ethical, and literary perspective. ... See more
Posted 23 January 2015

LLC 18th- and 19th-Century Spanish and Iberian

Death/Dying 18th- and 19th-Century Spanish Iberian Culture
Death, mourning, social rituals; death as metaphor; cultural imaginary, social realities and ritual ... See more
Posted 22 January 2015, last updated 24 January 2015

Mobility and Migrations 18th- and 19th-Century Spanish Worlds
Mobility, border crossings, transculturation, migration, commerce, forced labor, militarization, ... See more
Posted 22 January 2015, last updated 24 January 2015

LSL Linguistics and Literature

Lexical and Syntactic Experimentation in Postmodernist Literature
Papers that approach lexical and syntactic experimentation in Postmodernist Literature from a ... See more
Posted 16 January 2015

Syntax and Poetry
How do poets employ and challenge the conventions of syntax for poetic effect? Papers providing a ... See more
Posted 16 January 2015

TM The Teaching of Literature

Literature and the Public Sphere: Connecting Classroom and Community
This session will explore relationships between the literature classroom and the public sphere, in ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

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