Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids (PAMLA 2013)

Come and join us in sunny San Diego to discuss affect and embodiment. From the bloody birth in Hemingway's "Indian Camp" and Rosasharn Joad's breast milk to Douglass' "cold sweat of death" and Albee's incontinent, old woman A, bodily fluids are liminal markers of transitions in life. This panel invites papers on the affective dimension of bodily fluids in literature and popular culture. Possible topics may include but are not limited to:

- Liminal fluids and transgression
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Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Event Name: 
PAMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013 to Sunday, November 3, 2013
Event Location: 
Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego
Abstract due date: 
Monday, April 15, 2013
Categories: 
American
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
British
20th & 21st Century
Early Modern & Renaissance
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