CFP: [American] The Louisville Conference on Literature Since 1900 2/21 - 2/23 2008

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Marianne Cotugno
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Animals and Twentieth Century Literature

This deliberately broad panel title hopes to attract a range of innovative
papers that explore the role animals play (and the uses to which they are
put) in twentieth century literature. All theoretical approaches are

The work of scholars in ecofeminism and posthumanism (as well as other
areas) continue to demonstrate how animal representations serve a range of
purposes as well as “masters” with all that the term entails and help to
raise both epistemological and ontological questions, including the nature
of subjectivity, agency, the construction of race, gender, and culture

Please send abstracts of 250 â€" 300 words (the limit suggested by the
conference; longer abstracts are welcome, but please provide a 300 word
“summary” as well) by September 10, 2007 to:

Dr. Marianne Cotugno
Miami University

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