UPDATE: Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ladd
contact email: 

UPDATE: Deadline extended to April 1, 2006.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 10-12, 2006; Charlotte, N.C.

Men, Masculinities, and Disabilities=20
Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers on the above subject. All =
approaches, topics, and methodologies welcome. We are especially =
interested in questions of authorship, authority, and the masculine =
corporeal imaginary in American writing; disabilities as masculine =
stigma and stigmata; disabilities and/as poetics; normativity, men, and =
the authority of difference; men, disability, and "deviance"/the =
cultural meaning, and potential, of disability as deviance; =
masculinities/disabilities-sexualities/textualities; the disabled =
worker, athlete, veteran, friend, lover, husband, father in American =
Queries welcome. Please send 300-word proposals by April 1, 2006 to =
Barbara Ladd, Associate Professor, Department of English, Emory =
University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 or to bladd_at_emory.edu. Any requests =
for audiovisual equipment should accompany the proposal. Presenters must =
be members of SAMLA by May 1, 2006. See http://www.samla.org for general =

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