"Literary Depictions of the Indian Mutiny and Rebellion (1857)" (NeMLA, Boston, March 21-24, 2013)

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Title of Panel:"Literary Depictions of the Indian Mutiny and Rebellion (1857)"

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

The panel examines works that depict the Indian Rebellion and Mutiny written in Anglophone, South Asian languages and European languages. What were the images and motifs used to describe the rebellion? How did South Asians writing in their mother tongues describe the mutiny, and how did their depictions differ from those written in English? How have Irish and Scottish authors depicted the events of 1857? How have Australian, Canadian and South African authors depicted the mutiny? 300-350 word proposals to: kudsieh@gmail.com

Areas: British and Anglophone; Transnational Literatures

Deadline: September 30, 2012

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The 2013 NeMLA convention continues the Association's tradition of sharing innovative scholarship in an engaging and generative location. The 44th annual event will be held in historic Boston, Massachusetts, a city known for its national and maritime history, academic facilities and collections, vibrant art, theatre, and food scenes, and blend of architecture. The Convention, located centrally near Boston Commons and the Theatre District at the Hyatt Regency, will include keynote and guest speakers, literary readings, film screenings, tours and workshops.

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable. http://www.nemla.org/convention/2013/cfp.html