Author as Artist: Creative Contributions in Color / Texture (Creative)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2021
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Color and texture are often perceived as “wallpaper” – a humdrum backdrop against which the action of a literary work unfolds. Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper; Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls…; and Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, among many others, purposely and effectively challenge such perception. This creative session (re)considers the author as artist, (re)casting color and texture as deliberate, meaningful components of literary experience. Open to considering a variety of authors and genres in relation to its theme, this creative session particularly welcomes papers highlighting color and/or texture as relate to either Gilman, or Shange, or Walker.

This creative session (re)considers the author as artist, (re)casting color and texture as deliberate, meaningful components of literary experience. Open to considering a variety of authors and genres in relation to its theme, this creative session particularly welcomes papers highlighting color and/or texture as relate to either Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper; or Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls...; or Alice Walker's The Color Purple

Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to: https://cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/18778 by September 30. 

NeMLA membership is not required to submit abstracts. However, if your abstract is accepted to a session and you agree to present at the convention, you will be required to pay for membership and convention registration. Participants may choose to present in-person or remotely.

 

Northeastern Modern Language Assocation 2021

Philadelphia, March 11-14, 2021

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