From Margins to Mainstream: U.S. Literature in Academic & Commercial Contexts (NEMLA 2013)

This panel invites papers considering the place of multiethnic U.S. literature within “mainstream” academic and cultural contexts. Often considered a “subfield” of American literature whose works are thematically, formally, and even linguistically distinct from mainstream U.S. literature, multiethnic American writing nevertheless continues to move from the “margins,” playing an increasingly central role in defining the U.S. canon. Works such as ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, Massachusetts
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
American
Hispanic & Latino
Interdisciplinary
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
World Literatures
African-American
20th & 21st Century
Cultural Studies
Film
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