MLA 2014 Special Session: Why Rancière is important? (Abstract deadline March 15, 2013)

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Haythem Guesmi
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This special session seeks submissions that discuss themes of vulnerability, resistance and social change in Jacques Rancière's work. Approaches from various disciplines across the humanities and social sciences are welcomed.
Please submit a 300-word abstract for a 20-minute presentation along with a 1-2 page C.V. to Haythem Guesmi ( by March 15, 2013.
Please note that this CFP is for a proposed, not a guaranteed, special session for the 2014 annual MLA convention. It is contingent on approval by the MLA Program Committee (which will make its decisions after April 1). All prospective presenters must be current MLA members by no later than 7 April 2012.