[UPDATE] RMMLA Literature and Religion session (DEADLINE 3/1/12)

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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites the submission of proposals for individual papers to its Literature and Religion session. Papers may engage a wide range of religious and literary traditions, historical periods, and theoretical approaches. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the intersection between literature, religion, and the following issues:

- Gender/sexuality/race
- Nation
- The family
- Modernity
- Secularization
- Fundamentalism
- Revolution
- Representations of the messianic or the apocalyptic

Presentations should be 15 to 20 minutes long (approximately 8 doubled-spaced pages).

The deadline for paper proposals is MARCH 1, 2012.

The 2012 RMMLA Convention will be held from October 11-13 in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. For more information, please visit

Please submit a proposal of approximately 350 words and an abstract of approximately 50 words to Trisha Tucker at ttucker@usc.edu (include RMMLA 2012 in the subject line). Please submit your proposal and abstract together as a .doc or .pdf attachment.

Be sure to include your name, phone number, mailing address, and
institutional affiliation.

All applicants will be contacted about the status of their applications by MARCH 15, 2012.

Non-RMMLA members may propose a paper but membership in RMMLA is required of all presenters by April 1, 2012.