Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanist subject, and encounters with animal or machine. Discussions of poetry from any time period or national language welcome.
Please send 300-word abstract and brief CV to T.J. Welch by March 5, 2011.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
poetry
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond