Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction (RMMLA 2012)

This special topics session is a follow up to a successful roundtable at the annual 2010 MELUS conference in Scranton, PA; the 2010 roundtable was inspired by poet-writer Marilyn Chin's Revenge of the Mooncake Vixen. In this novel, or book of tales, Chin's Chinese-American twin female protagonists subvert the dominant expectations of gender and sexuality.

Papers are not limited to Chin's book. I am interested in paper proposals that examine the works of contemporary ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2012 to Sunday, October 14, 2012
Event Location: 
Boulder, CO
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, March 25, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
French
British
Genre & Form
World Literatures
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