Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, 9-12 January 2014
contact email: 
azeenat@uark.edu and ummeal-wazedi@augustana.edu

This roundtable invites paper proposals that will explore the re-emergence of the veil and its literary and cultural representations. We seek 6/7 diverse participants who could present on literary and cultural representations of the veil in recent times. Please send 250-word abstracts and vitae by 15 March 2013 to azeenat@uark.edu and ummeal-wazedi@augustana.edu

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
twentieth_century_and_beyond