NeMLA 2022 - “Encounters and Dis-encounters: Love and Eroticism in Latin American Poetry and Narrative” (Panel)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes, Associate Professor of Spanish, DeSales University / 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD - March 10-13, 2022

This panel explores concepts and stereotypes lying behind the vision of love and eroticism expressed by Latin American authors. This panel creates a dialogue about writers’ depictions of love, affections, and womanhood and how those ideas reflect, renew, or challenge Latin American societies. Comparative or feminist approaches in Spanish/English/Portuguese are suitable; other approaches also considered.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2021, to Session ID # 19143

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA’s website:

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Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes
Associate Professor of Spanish
DeSales University


Dr. María Cristina Campos Fuentes is an associate professor at DeSales University in Pennsylvania. She earned her Ph.D. from The University of Tennessee—Knoxville. Her research interests include interdisciplinary studies on the 20th-century literatures in Spanish. Since its creation in 2012, she is the co-editor of L’Érudit Franco-Espagnol, an electronic, peer-reviewed academic journal.