PAMLA 2022 Asian Lit & Culture Session--cfp

deadline for submissions: 
May 15, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association/ David Hazard

The 119th annual PAMLA Conference will be held in Los Angeles, California at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel between Friday, November 11 and Sunday, November 13, 2022.

The Asian Literature and Culture session welcomes proposals on topics pertaining to Asian literature and culture. Proposals that engage with the conference theme of "Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian” are encouraged, but all proposals are welcome and will be carefully considered. Paper topics can include, but are not limited to, the following themes in relation to Asian culture and literature: fantastic spaces in literature and film, urban/rural space and quotidian life, architecture, cartography, travel/journeys, cyberspace and the metaverse, utopia/dystopia/heterotopia, ecocriticism, and studies focusing on the fantastic or quotidian in oceans or waterways.

Submissions may be made at the following URL by May 15th:

For more information about the conference, please visit:

If you have any questions, please contact the session officer David Hazard at