MLA 2018: African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2017
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Modern Language Association 2018 (special session)
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African-Asian Imaginaries and New/Old Imperialisms Special Session
Given increasing Chinese investment across Africa in addition to longstanding South Asian-African connections, how does expressive culture from the south track or analyze these exchanges? 300-word abstracts by 15 March 2017; Neelofer Qadir ( and Sean M. Kennedy (