CFP: [International] âGender Troubleâ in Modern/Post-Modern Literature and Art (17/04/08-18/04/08)

full name / name of organization: 
Sirma Soran Gumpert
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‘Gender Trouble’ in Modern/Post-Modern Literature and Art (17/04/08-

We are seeking papers for a symposium to be held at Haliç University in
Istanbul, Turkey, 17-18 April 2008. Papers that analyze gender related
issues in literature and the arts from the beginning of the 20th century
to the present are welcome, as are those that take largely theoretical
and interdisciplinary approaches. Proposals should not exceed 300 words
for papers lasting 20 minutes.

Papers may consider the following topics:

• (Self-)Representations of women/men in literature and the arts
• Gender and life writing
• Gender in theory as theory
• Performing gender
• Linguistic representations of gender
• Gender in translation
• Gender and ethics
• Gender and contemporary film / photography
• Gender and mass media / popular culture
• Gender and public space

Please send your proposal and a brief curriculum vitae by January 7, 2008

Selected contributors will be invited to expand their papers into essays
to be published in a collection.

We are looking forward to your proposals and hope to see you here in

Dr. Sırma Soran Gumpert
Department of American Culture and Literature
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Halic University
Istanbul, Turkey

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