MMLA 2019 - Permanent Section - Latin American Literatures and Cultures

deadline for submissions: 
April 5, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association

MMLA 2019 - Call for Papers - Permanent Section: Spanish III - Latin American Literature

“Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”

November 14-17, 2019

Chicago at the Hilton Chicago


We welcome individual and panel proposals that explore Latin American Literature and Culture

and create space for a dialogue across disciplines and genres in the context of this year’s

conference theme “Duality, Doubles and Doppelgängers”. Proposals exploring issues related

to duality, identity, transcultural identity, and transnationality in Latin American literature from

any time period will be given special consideration. Papers on any aspect of the conference topic

are welcome, including but not limited to the following themes:

• Doubles, doppelgängers, and duality in Latin American Literature

• Postcolonial studies and duality

• Race, gender and subalternity

• Religious discourses and duality

• Latin American nationalisms

• Transatlantic Studies: Latin America/ Europe/Africa

• Duality, doubles and travel writing

• Minority cultures in Latin America

• Transcultural identities in Latin America

• Duality in Latin American art, music and painting

• Queer identities in Latin America

• Latin American feminisms and transfeminisms

• Latin American cultural studies

• Indigenous cultures in Latin America


Please send proposals of 250 words by April 5, 2019 to Michelle Medeiros, Participants are welcome to propose papers either in Spanish,

Portuguese, or in English.