Literature and Reductionism

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Gang / Rutgers University
contact email: 
jsgang AT gmail.com

MLA 2013 (Boston), January 3-6

Special session: Literature and Reductionism

What is reductive thinking—and is it always a bad thing? This panel invites papers that reconsider reductionism as a formal, theoretical, disciplinary, or historical problem.

200-word abstract and brief bio by 10 March 2012 to jsgang@gmail.com.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
renaissance
science_and_culture
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian