Surplus in African and African Diasporic Literature

deadline for submissions: 
September 30, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
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This panel seeks papers that investigate the theme of surplus as it relates to African and African Diasporic literature, particularly in terms of representations of multivocality in oral and written traditions, multicultural and intersectional identities, economic excess and competition, and multimodality and hybridity. All genres of literature are of interest.

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Submissions deadline is September 30, 2023.