CFP: Reconsidering Realisms (3/1/07; 11/8/07-11/11/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@uiowa.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association is soliciting individual paper
abstracts on the topic of "Revisiting Realisms" for its annual convention,
to be held in Cleveland from November 8-11, 2007. 250-word abstracts should
be emailed to mmla_at_uiowa.edu by March 1, 2007. Accepted abstracts will be
assembled into panels by the M/MLA president.

Possible paper topics might include:

Virtual Realism
Realism and Trauma
The Pleasures of Realism
Realism, Reality, and the Real
Metafiction and/as Realism
Disappearance of the Real
Gender Realism
Race and Realism
Protorealisms
Realist Ideologies
Empiricism/Skepticism/Utilitarianism
Realism and Naturalism
Realism and Symbolism
Anti-Realism
Bourgeois Realism
Realist Periods
Socialist Realism
Hollywood Realism
Neorealism
Proletarian literature
True Crime
Documentary Photography, Film and/or Fiction
Novels of Manners
Realism and Idealism
Correspondence Theories
Realism and Modernism
Realism and Postmodernism
Realism and Science
Magic Realism

Please direct any questions to:
Carolyn Jacobson
Midwest Modern Language Association
302 EPB
Univ. of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1408
mmla_at_uiowa.edu

More details are available online at http://www.uiowa.edu/~mmla.

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Midwest Modern Language Association
302 English/Philosophy Building
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1408
http://www.uiowa.edu/~mmla/

Tel: 319/335-0331
Fax: 319/335-3123

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches