NeMLA Convention Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp (30/9/2014; 30-3/4-5/2015)

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NeMLA Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp
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wgsnemla@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

NeMLA’s Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus welcomes abstracts for the approved panels below – panel descriptions, submission guidelines and the full cfp are available at: www.nemla.org/convention/2015.html
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Activist, Professor, or Scholar? Best Practices in Gender Scholarship - Chair: Lisa Day
Alice Munro and the Body - Chair: Alison Arant
Beyond ‘Green Gables’: L. M. Montgomery’s Darker Side - Chair: Laura Robinson
Beyond ‘the Wounded Surgeon’: Nurses’ Construction and Recovery of the Wound - Chairs: Emma Burris-Janssen, Elizabeth Sheckler
Coming-of-Age Novels by Contemporary Latina Authors – Chair: Maria Esther Quintana Millamoto
Contemporary Representations of Mother-Daughter Relationships - Chair: Lisa Bernstein
Feminist Pedagogies - Chairs: Elizabeth Foley O’Connor, Amanda Blair Runyan
Flying Home: Contemporary Women Writers, Migration, and Identity - Chair: Jane Wood
‘Geographies of Home’ in Ethnic American Women’s Literature - Chair: Jami Carlacio
Latin American and Caribbean Women Playwrights: From Crisis to Harmony – Chair: Margarita Vargas
Locating the Androgyne: The Status of In-Betweenness in Gender Studies - Chair: Geoffrey Bender
‘Mail and Female’: New Approaches to Women’s Letters - Chair: Elizabeth Foley O’Connor
Maternal Hauntings in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture - Chair: Jina Lee
Queer Theory After Mad for Foucault - Chair: Meridith Kruse
Queer/Geek: Theorizing the Convergence of Fandom, Camp, and Other Deviances - Chairs: Balaka Basu, Alec Magnet
Sex Outdoors - Chairs: Laura Fisher, Travis Foster
Teaching 19th-Century American Women’s Literature: New Texts, New Approaches – Chair: Paula Kot
The Various Utilizations of Life Writing - Chair: Sarah MacDonald
The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon - Chair: Elisa Modolo
Women Poets Writing the City - Chair: Michelle Tokarczyk
Women Writing the Holocaust - Chair: Ravenel Richardson
Women’s Narrative as Social Construction: Writing Memory, Self, Identity, Power - Chair: Nilgun Okur
Women’s War Images: Through the Female Gaze - Chair: Andrea McKenzie
Wonder Tales in A. S. Byatt’s Fiction - Chair: Alexandra Cheira

Submit an Abstract
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cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
professional_topics