CFP NEMLA 2013 (March 21-24) - The Western Fascination with Cannibalism

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Daniele, Brown University
contact email: 
elena_daniele@brown.edu

CFP

THE WESTERN FASCINATION WITH CANNIBALISM

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

This panel invites papers on the theme of cannibalism – whether a trope within travel literatures of wonders, an ethnographic report, an account of survival, a fiction of horror, an anthropology of the aberrant, a metaphor, or anything between and beyond these categories. Please send 300-500 word abstracts and brief biographical statements to Elena Daniele: elena_daniele@brown.edu

Deadline: September 30, 2012

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
interdisciplinary
medieval
popular_culture
postcolonial
renaissance
science_and_culture
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond