CFP: Culture, Aesthetics, and the State (3/7/07; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
hebarda_at_muohio.edu
contact email: 
hebarda@muohio.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2007 Modern Language Association Conference

Chicago, Illinois

Culture, Aesthetics, and the State

We invite proposals for papers that explore the relation between
aesthetics and the emergence of the modern state. We are open to
papers from a wide range of national cultures and historical
periods. Possible themes might include political fantasy, political
rhetorics and/or discourses, state fictions, citizenship and
literacy, and representations of sovereignty.

Please submit half-page abstracts (500 words maximum) and a short
c.v. electronically by March 7, 2007 to:

Andrew Hebard

Assistant Professor

Department of English

Miami University

hebarda_at_muohio.edu

or

Zarena Aslami

Assistant Professor

Department of English

Michigan State University

aslami_at_msu.edu

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cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches