Narrativizing Insecurity in South Asian Comics-- MLA 2018 Special Session Panel

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association Convention 2018
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This MLA special session panel invites papers that examine how contemporary South Asian comics respond to political crises or structural inequity. How do South Asian comics represent gender, caste, class and religious violence/oppression? Possible topics include but are not limited to the representation of marginalized groups' struggle for justice, vigilante heroes, the nation-state's propaganda machinery, etc.  Please send 300 word abstracts and brief bio by 15 March, 2017 to Anuja Madan (