Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

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Northeast Modern Language Association
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Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

Convenient by train to Newark Airport and New York City, Rutgers University is welcoming NeMLA to this beautiful university town. NeMLA’s annual convention features more than 350 sessions, representing all subject areas of the modern languages and literatures, covering a broad spectrum of scholarship and advancing innovative approaches to teaching.

NeMLA and Rutgers University are working together to bring top scholars as speakers and to create special events for the 2011 Convention, drawing on the rich resources of the area. The Convention will be kicked off with a reading by New Jersey poets at the Zimmerli Art Museum on Thursday evening.

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Eco-feminism
Feminist Literary Theory
Gender in Literature or Film
Girl Studies
Globalized Gender
Men’s Studies
Motherhood
Multi-ethnic Literatures
Queer Studies
Sexuality
Transnational Literatures
Women’s Studies & Authors

Additionally, next year we will offer a themed series of sessions on: Transnational Women’s Writing (please identify on proposal)

Please help NeMLA extend the conversation in these areas. To propose and chair a Women’s & Gender Studies’ session, submit a panel proposal online at by April 22 at: http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/proposal_form.htm

2010 membership is required to propose a session; proposers will be notified of Board approval of sessions in early May.

The full Call for Papers will be available online in June. The abstract deadline for most sessions will be September 30, 2010. The convention will be held at the Hyatt New Brunswick.

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eighteenth_century
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film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
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