The Broken Body and the West in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Boulder, CO, Oct. 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention
contact email: 
erin.kingsley@colorado.edu

This panel considers limited or “broken” bodies (non-normative, maimed, amputated, tattooed, pregnant, female, aging, etc) and their interaction with the West, its expansion and freedom (often packaged in the notion of the able, strong body).

cfp categories: 
american
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
modernist studies
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian