Seeking Papers for Panel on Egan and Contemporary Fiction: NeMLA Convention: 3/15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Brauer/Northeast Modern Language Association conference
contact email: 
sbrauer@sjfc.edu

Jennifer Egan, Contemporary Fiction, and the Digital Age

This panel looks to examine the work of NeMLA 2012 Keynote Speaker Jennifer Egan, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and other accolades for "A Visit from the Goon Squad," in relation to that of other contemporary writers. Of special interest will be papers that explore the work of Egan and others in the context of the Digital Age, the role of experimentation in contemporary fiction, and the interplay of technology and the self in contemporary fiction. Please send 250-500 word abstracts to Stephen Brauer at sbrauer@sjfc.edu by 9/20/11.

The NeMLA Convention will be held from March 15-18, 2012 in Rochester, NY. For more information on the convention go to http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
general_announcements
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
popular_culture
science_and_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond