Aesthetics and Violence- NeMLA 2014 (abstracts due Sept. 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gina.beltran@utoronto.ca

Calls for proposal for a literature panel on "Aesthetics and Violence" at NeMLA (Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6, 2014)

This panel seeks to explore the relationship between formal violence and socio-political conflict. It is open to all genres –poetry, narrative, theatre– and focuses on Latin American literature. The following topics may be taken as guides to the debate: formal innovation and revolution, language and subjectivity, the politics and poetics of crisis, modernization and aesthetic appropriation, genre development, and the representation of socio-political conflict. Please submit 250-word abstracts in English or Spanish to gina.beltran@utoronto.ca.

http://nemla.org/convention/2014/cfp.html

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
theatre
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond