category: twentieth century and beyond

Rethinking the Neuronovel: Towards a Narrative Model of Cognition

full name / name of organization: 
Hillel Broder / CUNY Graduate Center / NeMLA
contact email: 
hbroder@gmail.com

Marco Roth has recently suggested that we are living in the age of the neuronovel—a narrative form that narrates cognition in terms of neurochemistry, diagnosis, and heredity.

Diagnosis Literature: Medical Narratives of the Nineteenth Century--NEMLA 2016 Hartford

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Caleb/Misericordia University
contact email: 
acaleb@misericordia.edu

This panel seeks to explore how medical narrative was used in nineteenth-century fiction and medical texts as a counterargument to the medical gaze, thereby rewriting the medical history of the period

Dialectical Thinking in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

This seminar will explore the uses and limits of dialectical thinking as a critical tool for contemporary humanistic inquiry.

One Hundred Years of Susan Glaspell's "Trifles" - NeMLA 2016 (Deadline, Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - Hartford, CT - March 17-20, 2015
contact email: 
Randy Laist - rlaist@goodwin.edu

Susan Glaspell’s one-act play, "Trifles," premiered in Provincetown in 1916, during an era of historic upheaval in American gender relations.

Legacies and Lifespans: Contemporary Women's Writing in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

The 10th Anniversary Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association in association with C21 the centre for contemporary writing at the University of Brighton.

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2016
contact email: 
frobles@princeton.edu // brandon.menke@yale.edu

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

Neo-Victorian? Pop Culture, Lowbrow, and Genre Victoriana | NeMLA 2015 | Submit by 9-30-15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
christiana.salah@uconn.edu

In the rapidly expanding field of neo-Victorian studies, the million-dollar question remains: what qualifies as neo-Victorian?

Empathy in Crisis: Considering 20th- and 21st-century Literature | NeMLA 2016 | Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
annav13@yorku.ca

This panel seeks papers that confront the multifarious nature of empathy, as both connection and appropriation, in literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
sophie.jones@bbk.ac.uk

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture
30th October 2015
Birkbeck, University of London

Panel: Women Authors from the Great War

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Sareene.Proodian@Marquette.edu

Scholarship on women’s writing on the First World War has helped recover important texts that give us insight on the important roles women played as nurses and ambulance drivers.

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