Call for Papers - Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (MLA 2013, Boston)

16 March 2012

Call for Papers - Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (MLA 2013, Boston)
Deadline: 15 May 2012

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Increasingly important to the world economy as an engine of growth, the dynamic region of East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Korea) has for decades figured prominently in world media for its critical geopolitical position. But how has East Asia’s emergence onto the world stage been reflected in English-language literature? This panel invites papers on recent (20th-century) Anglophone fiction set in East Asia; please send abstract of 1-2 pp along with a current c.v. to Mary Goodwin (profgood@hotmail.com) by 15 March 2012.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For inquiries: profgood@hotmail.com

For submissions: profgood@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.mla.org/convention
Full Details:
Deadline: 15 May 2012

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

Increasingly important to the world economy as an engine of growth, the dynamic region of East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Korea) has for decades figured prominently in world media for its critical geopolitical position. But how has East Asia’s emergence onto the world stage been reflected in English-language literature? This panel invites papers on recent (20th-century) Anglophone fiction set in East Asia; please send abstract of 1-2 pp along with a current c.v. to Mary Goodwin (profgood@hotmail.com) by 15 March 2012.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For inquiries: profgood@hotmail.com

For submissions: profgood@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.mla.org/convention
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