Zadie Smith: After the First Decade:9/30/2009; 4/7-11/2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

Zadie Smith: After the First Decade 4/7-11/2010

This panel will draw together examinations of Zadie Smith's fiction (including early short stories) and/or her journalism a decade after her first major publication White Teeth (2000). Surprisingly little has been published on the writer by academics, and yet her work appears on courses worldwide. The proposed panel will consider whether new perspectives might be introduced that can cast new critical light on variously, her fictional oeuvre, her public pronouncements, and the emphasis of much of her critical and journalistic writing. Send abstracts to Philip Tew .

41st Anniversary Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure
The 41st Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2009
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