CFP: [Gender Studies] RMMLA '09: Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (3/1/09; 10/8/09-10/10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie O'Donnell Arosteguy
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Seeking papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are constructing
 critiquing masculinities in their work. Papers should look at how women writers are 

representing masculinities and how this may be influencing contemporary American women's 

writing, new visions of femininity, understandings of nationalism, etc.

Subtopics may include:
Masculinity and nation; 
Distinct American masculinities; 
White masculinity; 
Ethnic masculinities; 
Feminist theory/ masculinity studies; Pop Culture; 
Post-feminist theories; 

Consumerism and fashioning femininity; 
Men as consumable objects/ accessories; 
Send 250-word abstracts of papers to Katie Arosteguy at along with a brief
and contact information by 3/1/09. RMMLA '09 will be held in Snowbird, UT Oct. 8-10.

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