Literature and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
cbradshaw@utm.edu

SCMLA Panel--Literature and Politics--Oct. 27-29, 2011. Hot Springs Arkansas. Abstracts due by March 28th, 2011.

What is the relationship between text and policy, aesthetics and governance, political rhetoric and poetry or prose? Can we make distinctions between the political and the literary? To what extent does literary analysis help us understand the complexity of a politics located in its time and place? Asking for 15-20 min. papers on any topic related to literature and politics. Please send 250-word abstract and/or questions to Charles Bradshaw at cbradshaw@utm.edu.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
poetry
postcolonial
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian