NeMLA 2022 - “Resonating Voices: 17th- and 18th-century French Writers” (Panel)

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Stéphane Natan, Professor of French, Rider University / 53rd Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD - March 10-13, 2022
contact email: 

This panel focuses on uncovering ideas and philosophies proposed by 17th- and 18th-century French writers to criticize, change, or improve their world. We discuss their thoughts, beliefs, and value systems in light of the reality of their time. 17th- and 18th-century authors can include female and male philosophers, moralists, essayists, poets, novelists, and playwrights. Method of analysis is open.

Submit abstracts (300 words maximum) by September 30, 2021, to Session ID # 19144

Abstracts must be submitted through NeMLA's website:

Candidates need to create a username and login to submit an abstract. NeMLA membership is not required to submit abstracts, but is required to present at the convention (

Dr. Stéphane Natan
Professor of French
Rider University

Dr. Stéphane Natan is Professor of the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures and Professor of French. He received a PhD with distinction from the University Jean Moulin of Lyon with a dissertation on Pascal and his rhetoric. He specializes in seventeenth-century French literature. Since its creation in 2012, he is the editor of L’Érudit Franco-Espagnol, an electronic, peer-reviewed academic journal.