Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women’s Literature: NeMLA 2014, Deadline for abstracts September 30

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
nandrie1@binghamton.edu

Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women’s Literature: NeMLA 2014

This panel seeks papers that focus on contemporary female writers working in the tradition of fairy tale. Possible topics include fairy tale and the body; role of the fairy tale in memory and healing; authority and transgression; place of the fantastic in modernity; fairy tale as an alternative account of history; potential of the fantastic to disrupt, redefine, and subvert power structures; restructuring of language by the female storyteller. Please send 250-word abstracts and bios to Natalia Andrievskikh, nandrie1@binghamton.edu

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
popular_culture
twentieth_century_and_beyond