"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" : Deadline for Abstracts 9/30/10 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention 4/6-4/10
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus on practices of mobility. This panel will address treatments of mobility in transnational literature. Topics include, but are not limited to, migration, border crossing, cosmopolitanism, planetarity, and wanderlust. Please send 250-500 word abstracts to Penny Vlagopoulos, pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu, and Nicole Rizzuto, nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
modernist studies
postcolonial
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian