Proposed Special Session on Bernard Shaw, MMLA Conference in Cincinnati, November 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
International Shaw Society
contact email: 
cmwixson@eiu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Bernard Shaw and Debt Sealings"

A Proposed Session on Bernard Shaw at the 2012 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention November 8-11, 2012. Cincinnati, Ohio.

The proposed session seeks papers on Shaw's writings that dovetail with the conference theme of "Debt." Possible topics could include:

*representations of borrowers and lenders, borrowing and lending, in Shaw's plays

*debts Shaw and/or his plays owe to other thinkers, writers, and/or political figures

*Shavian debts accrued by contemporary plays, playwrights, and/or theorists

Please send 300-500 word abstracts via electronic attachment to Christopher Wixson at cmwixson@eiu.edu by March 1st, 2012.

Selected presenters will be informed by May 1st, 2012 and must register for the conference by July 1, 2012.

More information on the MMLA and the 2012 conference can be found at: www.luc.edu/mmla

cfp categories: 
modernist studies
theatre
twentieth_century_and_beyond