MLA 2015 Performing the aging memory (3/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Age Studies Discussion Group, Valerie Lipscomb
contact email: 
lipscomb@sar.usf.edu

In light of the 2015 MLA theme, Negotiating Sites of Memory, the Age Studies Discussion Group will propose a special session that considers the intersection of age, performance, and memory. How is remembering-or not remembering–performed or performative? How is the aging self defined by the ability to remember? How is the aging body performed as a site of memory? Consideration of any genre is welcome: memory plays, memoir, film, etc. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15 to Valerie Lipscomb, lipscomb@sar.usf.edu Panelists must be MLA members by April 1.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
film_and_television
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
theatre
theory