UPDATE: Women's and Gender Studies Caucus NeMLA (30.9.14; 30.4-3.5.15

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Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

NeMLA's Women's and Gender Studies Caucus seeks abstracts for the approved panels below – panel descriptions, submission guidelines and the full cfp are available at:

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Activist, Professor, or Scholar? Best Practices in Gender Scholarship - Chair: Lisa Day

Alice Munro and the Body - Chair: Alison Arant

Beyond 'Green Gables': L. M. Montgomery's Darker Side - Chair: Laura Robinson

Beyond 'the Wounded Surgeon': Nurses' Construction and Recovery of the Wound - Chairs: Emma Burris-Janssen, Elizabeth Sheckler

Coming-of-Age Novels by Contemporary Latina Authors – Chair: Maria Esther Quintana Millamoto
Contemporary Representations of Mother-Daughter Relationships - Chair: Lisa Bernstein
Feminist Pedagogies - Chairs: Elizabeth Foley O'Connor, Amanda Blair Runyan

Flying Home: Contemporary Women Writers, Migration, and Identity - Chair: Jane Wood

'Geographies of Home' in Ethnic American Women's Literature - Chair: Jami Carlacio

Latin American and Caribbean Women Playwrights: From Crisis to Harmony – Chair: Margarita Vargas

Locating the Androgyne: The Status of In-Betweenness in Gender Studies - Chair: Geoffrey Bender

'Mail and Female': New Approaches to Women's Letters - Chair: Elizabeth Foley O'Connor

Maternal Hauntings in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture - Chair: Jina Lee

Queer Theory After Mad for Foucault - Chair: Meridith Kruse

Queer/Geek: Theorizing the Convergence of Fandom, Camp, and Other Deviances - Chairs: Balaka Basu, Alec Magnet

Sex Outdoors - Chairs: Laura Fisher, Travis Foster

Teaching 19th-Century American Women's Literature: New Texts, New Approaches – Chair: Paula Kot

The Various Utilizations of Life Writing - Chair: Sarah MacDonald

The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon - Chair: Elisa Modolo

Women Poets Writing the City - Chair: Michelle Tokarczyk

Women Writing the Holocaust - Chair: Ravenel Richardson

Women's Narrative as Social Construction: Writing Memory, Self, Identity, Power - Chair: Nilgun Okur

Women's War Images: Through the Female Gaze - Chair: Andrea McKenzie

Wonder Tales in A. S. Byatt's Fiction - Chair: Alexandra Cheira

Submit an Abstract

This year, NeMLA has implemented a user-based system to accept and track abstract submissions. In order to submit an abstract using the button for a CFP entry, you must sign up with NeMLA and log in. Using this new system, you can manage your personal information and review and update your abstract following submission. Signing up is free, and you only have to do it once.
If you have questions about signing up, or if you encounter difficulties using the site, email websupport@nemla.org for assistance.