UPDATE: Culture, Aesthetics, and the State (3/15/07; MLA '07)

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

Proposed Special Session 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 15, 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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