CFP: DeLillo & Masculinity (10/10/06; 20th-C., 2/22/07-2/24/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Marni Gauthier
contact email: 
GauthierM@cortland.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS =20

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for a panel entitled: Don DeLillo & Masculinity =20

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to be sponsored by the Don DeLillo Society and presented at:

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The 35th Annual 20th Century Literature & Culture Conference=20

University of Louisville, USA, 22nd - 24th February 2007=20

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DeLillo's fiction has much to say about masculinity - how it is
presented through mediated images; whether it is inherent or acted out
and how it functions in relation to family members and others. The panel
organiser would be pleased to receive proposals for papers on any aspect
of masculinity within DeLillo's fiction. Fruitful areas might include:

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* Mothers & Fathers=20
* Violence
* Self-destructive behaviour=20
* The media=20
* Ideology
* Sexuality
* Occupation/employment
* Education
* Class
* Environment
* History
* The Mafia
* Sport=20

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Please send 250-300 word abstracts plus some brief biographical details
about yourself before the 10th October 2006 to Dr Ruth Helyer -
r.helyer_at_tees.ac.uk <mailto:r.helyer_at_tees.ac.uk> =20

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The panel organiser needs one panelist to please double as panel chair;
please contact Dr. Helyer at the email address given above.=20

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond