Contemporary Literature and the Possibility of a Left: Toward A New Politics--Seminar (NEMLA 2013)

Might contemporary literature help to construct a left politics for our time? Can it help us to revive old political models, or to invent new ones? This seminar solicits readings of contemporary literary texts that grapple (or afford their readers tools with which to grapple) with the possibilities of political engagement in the present. We ask how particular literary genres might be fit or unfit for contemporary political thinking, and how contemporary texts use literary form to engage ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Harvard University
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
French
British
German
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
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