Stolen Lives: Identity Theft and Contemporary Narrative (MLA 2009)
Stolen Lives: Identity Theft and Contemporary Narrative
Proposed Special Session Panel
MLA Convention, Dec. 27-30, 2009
Abstracts invited for a panel focusing on the treatment of identity theft in contemporary literature and/or film. Possible topics include:
impersonated and reinvented selves; ontologies of identity, networked identities; privacy, surveillance, and self-surveillance; questions of genre and genealogy; plagiarism, adaptation, pseudonymity.
500-word abstracts by March 10; Price McMurray (firstname.lastname@example.org)