In 2012, Germany became the second largest immigration country in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, after the United States. As numbers of migrants to the EU continue to climb, debates about Germany’s status as an Einwanderungsland have become increasingly charged. The complex effects of this most recent experience are far from unprecedented in Germany’s national history, however. Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, Germany witnessed dramatic shifts not only in its population and national borders, but also in its notions of belonging, citizenship and foreignness.
world literatures and indigenous studies
Please consider submitting a proposal for the panel “Queer Italy,” part of the 2017 neMLA convention. The convention will take place in Baltimore at The Johns Hopkins University, March 23-26, 2017.
Literature from the Antipodes has become increasingly influential. The New Zealand writers Janet Frame, Katherine Mansfield, Keri Hulme, Alan Duff; Australian writers Colleen McCullough, Joan Lindsay, and Miles Franklin are only a few of the prominent names. Significant antipodal literature has recently explored themes of colonial versus native cultures, nation building, indigenous culture and nature versus imposed Western vision of what should be.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
March 23-26, 2017
Northeast Modern Language Association
Nationalisme sans frontières: The National Francophone Text
Scholarship on the global Middle Ages has flourished in recent years, examining the role that a
global community played in the medieval period. Such work demonstrates the remarkable links
between various civilizations in the medieval period and the extent to which the Middle Ages truly
were a hotbed of trade. Recent scholarship has considered the cultural interactions of trade, literary
transmission, pilgrimage, religious conversion, explorers, colonization, and military expeditions. For
instance, literary scholars have shown that the story of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, traveled from
India through texts in Armenian, Arabic, Ethiopic, Georgian, Greek, Latin, Russian, and other versions,
Details of Seminar:
“ABHINAVGUPTA-A RE-READING “
The aim of organizing this seminar is as follows.
Please submit proposals through the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp. The number for this panel is 16135.
Assessing the Women of Achebe’s Fiction
The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Association at The Ohio State University would like to invite abstracts from any area of medieval and early modern studies for their fourth annual conference, to be held on October 14-15, 2016 in Columbus, OH.
Abstracts of 250-300 words are due August 31, 2016.
The theme of this year’s conference is Intersectionality.
Critical Issues in North African Literary and Cultural Studies
2017 NeMLA Convention, Baltimore, MD, March23-26
We are seeking papers for a session on North African literatures and cultures at the upcoming Northeast Modern Language Association Convention to be held in Baltimore, March 23-26, 2017. We welcome submissions that open original and ground-breaking avenues for the study of North Africa.
ARIEL Special Issue Call for Papers:
Literature & Postcolonial Capitalism