MLA 2014: Asian American Literature Panels

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MLA Asian American Literature Division
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The Asian American Literature Division is organizing the following panels for MLA 2014 in Chicago. Send proposals to the emails indicated for each panel.

Asian Americans and the Undead
Considerations of the undead (including but not limited to zombies, vampires, ghosts) in relation to Asian American cultural production or subject formation. 250 word abstract 2 page CV by 8 March 2013; Julia Lee (

Aiiieeeee! and Asian American Literature, 40 Years Later
Debating the legacy of Aiiieeeee!, the first major anthology of Asian American literature, forty years after its publication in 1974. 1-page abstract, c.v. by 15 March 2013; Timothy Yu (

Asian American Literary Criticism Today
Open call for papers on Asian American literature. 1 pg abstract, 2 pg CV by 8 March 2013; Paul Lai (

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