Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

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Jewish American Literature Discussion Group

CFP - Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing

The Jewish American Literature Discussion Group will be holding a panel at the 2011 MLA Convention devoted to Jewish American life writing. The Group welcomes papers concerning the representation, as well as the theorizing, of the Jewish American experience in such genres as autobiography, memoir, biography, journaling, blogging, and autobiographic fiction. Papers may concern these expressions in a variety of narrative forms such as traditional literature, film, comics, and new media.

Please send an abstract of 250 words to Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu. Deadline for submissions is 15 March 2010.

For more information about the 2011 MLA Convention, please visit http://www.mla.org/convention.