UPDATE: [20th] Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (Deadline 3/20 RMMLA Reno 10/9-10/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Arosteguy
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Papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are constructing and/or 

critiquing masculinities in their work. Such analyses may examine popular women's literature, such 

as Chick Lit or its derivatives, or more 'literary' 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 
Post-feminist theories 
Consumerism and
fashioning femininity 
Men as consumable objects/ accessories 

Send 250-word abstracts of presentation paper ideas to karosteguy_at_wsu.edu along with a brief
and contact information.

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