CFP: [American] RMMLA '09: Contemporary American Women Writers Representing Masculinities (3/1/09; 10/8/09-10/10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie O'Donnell Arosteguy
contact email: 

Seeking papers that address ways in which contemporary American women writers are
constructing and/or critiquing masculinities in their work. Papers should look at how women
writers are representing masculinities and how this may be influencing contemporary American
women's writing, new visions of femininity, understandings of nationalism, etc.

Subtopics may include:
 Masculinity and nation; 

Distinct American masculinities; 

White masculinity; 

Ethnic masculinities; 

Gay masculinities; 

Feminist theory/ masculinity studies; Pop Culture; 

Post-feminist theories; 

 Consumerism and fashioning femininity; 

Men as consumable objects/ accessories; 

 Send 250-word abstracts of papers to Katie Arosteguy at along with a
brief bio and contact information by 3/1/09. RMMLA '09 will be held in Snowbird, UT Oct. 8-10.

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