Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body--M/MLA (November 12-15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Cammie M. Sublette
contact email: 
csublett@uafortsmith.edu

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body.
Abstract submission deadline: April 20, 2009.

This M/MLA session will explore constructions of race as particularized in physical as well as cultural fabrications of the body.

Explorations of the ways race inflects the body in gendered or ethnic spaces are welcome, as are studies of racial constructions of the criminal, sexual, medical, or historical body. All topics dealing with literature or cultural studies from any time period or area will be considered, but papers adhering most closely to the convention theme of “migration” will be given preference.

Please send abstracts of 250 words or less to Cammie M. Sublette: csublett@uafortsmith.edu

The M/MLA will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, November 12-15, 2009. For additional information on the convention, see the M/MLA website: http://www.uiowa.edu/~mmla/

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african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
international_conferences
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond