MLA 2014 AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
MLA AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION SESSIONS
contact email: 
tunjitunji@yahoo.com

PANEL 1
The State in African Literatures
Papers on representations of the state (both the real and the desired) and biopolitics in African literatures. 250-word abstracts by 1 March 2013; Alain Lawo-Sukam (lawosukam@tamu.edu) and Neil Kortenaar (kortenaar@utsc.utoronto.ca).

PANEL 2
Expatriation, Authorship, and Reception in African Literatures:
Consequences, forms and themes of expatriation and location in recent African literatures. Abstracts (300 words) by 15 March 2013; Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi (tunjitunji@yahoo.com) and Joya Uraizee (uraizeej@slu.edu).

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
postcolonial
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond