Literary Rape Culture (MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Brockman / University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
slbrockm@uncc.edu

Lucretia. Philomela. Lavinia. Clarissa. Tess. Jennifer.

Sex and violence have been intertwined throughout literary history. Why is rape such a significant part of so much literature and art? For this MLA Special Session we invite papers that take on questions of rape culture literary texts and popular culture throughout history. Please submit abstracts of 300-word abstracts by 7 March 2014 to Sonya L. Brockman (slbrockm@uncc.edu).

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
eighteenth_century
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
medieval
poetry
popular_culture
renaissance
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian