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MLA Special Session 2017 : Discourses of Belonging


When Jan 5, 2017 - Jan 8, 2017
Where Philadelphia
Submission Deadline Mar 12, 2016
Categories    space   affect   geography   body

Call For Papers

This is a proposal for a special session at the MLA conference 2017. Selection at this stage does not ensure the acceptance of the session at the conference.

This panel proposes to study the shifting registers of geographic identity post-1960s. Submissions for any language dealing with post-1960s literature are welcome. Panelists may consider-

+localized metaphoricities
+affective landscapes
+policed memoryscapes
+transiting bodies
+perimeters of exile

Please send your 300-word abstract along with a short bio-note (of 50 words) by 12 March 2016 to Rupsa Banerjee (

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