Queer Conceptions: Modernism and the Possibilities of Pregnancy

In his recent article, "Pregnant Men: Modernism, Disability, and Biofuturity in Djuna Barnes" (2010), Michael Davidson argues, "Modernist cultural representations of the pregnant male foreground the spectacle of reproduction loosed from its putative organic site in the female body and displace it elsewhere—the test tube, the surrogate womb, the male body, and, not insignificantly, the novel." Following the work of Davidson, we are seeking papers for a panel that will explore abnormal ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Modernist Studies Association
Event Name: 
MSA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 to Sunday, October 21, 2012
Event Location: 
Las Vegas
Abstract due date: 
Monday, February 20, 2012
Categories: 
American
Interdisciplinary
British
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
20th & 21st Century
Aesthetics
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