CFP: Women's Autobiography (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

full name / name of organization: 
marilyn.rye_at_att.net
contact email: 
marilyn.rye@att.net

"Women's Autobiography: Private Memories, Public Voices." Panel for Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA), Philadelphia, March 2-5, 2006.

This panel will examine critical questions about women’s autobiographical writing, a topic which has generated wide interest over the past three decades. Looking at women’s writing in this genre from historical and theoretical perspectives complicates the issues raised in discussions of autobiographical writing and identifies the use of strategies such as imitation, masquerade, subversion, and disruption of conventions. Papers may focus on different types of autobiographical writing by women in different historical time periods and cultures.

Send papers or 250 word proposals by Sept 15, 2005 to: Marilyn Rye
                M-MS1-01
                Fairleigh Dickinson Univ.
                285 Madison Ave.
                Madison, NJ 07940
                or send by email (preferred)
                to <mrye_at_fdu.edu)
                Phone: 973-443-8343
                Fax: 973-443-8087

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches