CFP: [General] Carmen Martín Gaite

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Elizabeth Martínez Huergo
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Call for Papers:
The Power of Marginal Spaces in the Works of Carmen Martín Gaite

September 15, 2008

40th Anniversary Convention,
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Feb. 26-March 1, 2009 Hyatt
Regency - Boston, Massachusetts

Seeking papers for a roundtable on the theme of marginal spaces in the
works of Carmen Martín Gaite. How does marginality empower or
debilitate? How does it figure in Martín Gaite’s ideas about history and
feminism, aesthetics and politics? How does it link her to a feminist
canon from which she has been mostly excluded? How can Martín Gaite’s
works be repositioned within the Women’s Studies canon, graduate and
undergraduate? Range of critical/theoretical approaches welcome. Send
abstracts (500 word limit) for 15 minute papers to (Requests for a more detailed
description are also welcome.)

Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
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The complete Call for Papers for the 2009 Convention will be posted in
Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA
panel; however, panelists can only present one paper. Convention
participants may present a paper at a panel or seminar and also present
at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.

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