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Relations / Legacies: Brecht, Benjamin, Adorno
TC Philosophy and Literature
Artistic, critical, philosophical relations among Brecht, Benjamin, and Adorno before and during ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

Vaqueer@s
TC Sexuality Studies
Queer, borderlands; vaquero/a/cowboy/girl culture, gender, race, sexualities; Texas, US-Mexican ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

In Theory: American Literature since 1966
LLC 20th- and 21st-Century American
Theory (poststructuralism, critical race, postcolonial, queer, etc.) and theorists in American ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

Queer Proximities
TC Sexuality Studies
Explorations of the sensorium; texture, sensation, affect, touch; spacing and relationscape; ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

Reexamining New World Encounters: where do we go from here?
LLC Early American
A panel introducing new theoretical perspectives, untapped archives, and cross-disciplinary ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

New Questions for the Codex
LLC Medieval French
Contributions invited to address single author or cyclical manuscripts, compilations, miscellanies, ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

Food for Thought
LLC Medieval French
Alexis’s scraps, William’s salt barrels, Perceval’s meat pies, eaten hearts: where does food take ... See more
Posted 26 January 2015

Reexamining New World Encounters: where do we go from here?
CLCS Renaissance and Early Modern
A panel introducing new theoretical perspectives, untapped archives, and cross-disciplinary ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

Language Change, Shifting Borders, and Identity Construction
LSL Language Change
Papers exploring how language change relates to identity construction and crossing borderlands ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

Rethinking the “L” in MLA
LSL Language Change
What counts as a modern language? What value do linguistic issues and less-commonly taught ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

Posthumanism in the Era of Humanism: Concepts of the Human in the German Long 18th Century
LLC 18th- and Early-19th-Century German
Papers explore intersections between humans and animals, technology, environments, other instances ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

Natural Science and Literature in the German Long 18th Century
LLC 18th- and Early-19th-Century German
Papers examine literary devices informing the natural sciences (e.g. anatomy, brain science, ... See more
Posted 25 January 2015

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

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

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

Rituals of Exclusion
LLC 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish and Iberian Poetry and Prose
New research on the topic of exclusion from a social, political, ethical, and literary perspective. ... See more
Posted 23 January 2015

Portraits
LLC 19th-Century French
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

Ecologies of the Nineteenth Century
LLC 19th-Century French
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

It's 1500: Are we modern yet?
LLC 16th-Century French
Stakes of periodization, dialectic and dis/continuities between Medieval and Renaissance (or ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

Italian Amnesia
LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Italian
This session will look at Italy's 1980s and the programmatic censorship of recent past. ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

Transmedia Intersections
LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Italian
Session explores the ways in which the convergence of literature, film, theater, visual arts, and ... See more
Posted 21 January 2015

Victorian Intertextualities
LLC Victorian and Early-20th-Century English
Allusion, adaptation, rewriting, plagiarism…. How did Victorian writers use other texts? How did ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

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

Pre-modern Queenship
LLC 16th-Century French
Theories of queenship and practices of queens; relations to networks, gender, transnationalism, ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

Prefiguring “Disability” in Renaissance France
LLC 16th-Century French
How are monstrous, castrated, marginal, or otherwise “defective” bodies represented? What is the ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

Affect in Sixteenth-century France
LLC 16th-Century French
How is affect intersubjective, defined/undefined, related to emotion? Close or distant readings ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

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

La famiglia: Representations of the Family in Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian
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
LLC Medieval and Renaissance Italian
Representations of religion in literature and other forms of discourse: saints, mystics, clerics, ... See more
Posted 19 January 2015, last updated 20 January 2015

Readers, Viewers, Listeners, Users
LLC 20th- and 21st-Century German
What ever happened to readers? Historical and theoretical reflections on problems of audience ... See more
Posted 20 January 2015

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

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

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