[Msa-discuss] CFP for MLA Special Session, "Modernist Transgression" (MLA 2011, deadline 3/15/'10)

Petra Dierkes-Thrun petradt at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 12 14:20:00 EST 2010

Call for papers for a proposed special session at the MLA in Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011:


Papers that discuss sexual, aesthetic, or/and metaphysical transgression and excess in modernist
literature and culture; theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of
transgression and excess in relation to modernity, e.g. in Nietzsche, Bataille,

Deadline for receipt of proposals: 15 Mar. 2010 

Please sendyour 500-word abstract and a 1-page bio to Petra Dierkes-Thrun at pdthrun at stanford.edu.  All submissions will be acknowledged promptly and selected participants notified by the end of March.  The session proposal then goes to the MLA Program Committee, which will make its final decisions in early June.

Petra Dierkes-Thrun
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Comparative Literature
450 Serra Mall, Bldg 260, Room 232
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2031
Phone: 650-725-8646
Fax: 650-725-4090
Email pdthrun at stanford.edu

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