Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature - MELUS 2022

deadline for submissions: 
October 24, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Isadora J. Wagner / Fulbright University

CFP – MELUS 2022
New Orleans, March 23-28, 2022
Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature -- MELUS 2022 Panel

In response to the MELUS 2022 conference theme, “Awakenings, Reckonings, and Multiethnic Literature: Woke, What Now?”, this panel invites papers that consider feminist awakenings in 20th to 21st century multiethnic literature and/or the role of multiethnicity in women’s literature about awakenings, feminist or otherwise. Possible topics include Kate Chopin’s novella The Awakening and other works; 20th-21st century women’s awakenings in literature and film; women’s reinterpretations of awakenings in other cultures, ages, and media; speculative awakenings; and other subjects. Scholars at all levels are welcome to join the panel. Please send a 200-word abstract, short biography, and any queries to Isadora J. Wagner at isadora.wagner@fulbright.edu.vn by Sunday, 24 October 2021.