Hungarian Studies RMMLA Albuquerque, NM, October 14-16

full name / name of organization: 
Utah State University
contact email: 
susan.nyikos@usu.edu

Call for submissions to the Hungarian Studies Session at the Rocky Mountain MLA in Albuquerque, NM, October 14-16. We are especially interested in submissions that pursue a study of the Hungarian literary contribution to World Culture, but also ones that explore literary and linguistic themes pertaining specifically to the Hungarian culture. Panelists will have 15-20 minutes to present their papers. Some possible themes but not restricted to:

-Hungarian film studies and their place in the world movie culture
-race and identity in Hungary before and after WWII
-the Hungarian novel in the European context
-Shakespeare on the Hungarian stage
-gender studies: history and context in post-Communism
- 21st c. directions in the Hungarian literary scene
-Hungarian studies and culture beyond the border

Kindly send proposals (250 words) or complete papers by March 1, 2010 to susan.nyikos@usu.edu as an MS Word attachment or in the body of the e-mail; or mail hard copies to

Susan Nyikos
Utah State University
Department of English
3200 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
twentieth_century_and_beyond