Dickens in 2012: Preparing for Boz's Bicentennial

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

In 2012, Dickensians around the globe will mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens's birth. This panel seeks contributions to a general discussion of how we can join the celebration in our classrooms and communities, including suggestions about exhibits, course modules, service learning projects or readings and/or performances of Dickens's works. One-page abstracts may be sent via regular or electronic mail to Mary Ann Tobin, English Department, Triton College, 2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, IL 60171 or mtobin@triton.edu.

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Please include with your abstract:

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The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 360 sessions, as well as pre-conference workshops, dynamic speakers and cultural events. Details and the complete Call for Papers for the 2011 Convention will be posted in June: www.nemla.org. Other calls for papers are available at http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html.

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable. Do not accept a slot if you may cancel to present on another session.