Communities Re-imagined in Postmodern Texts (NEMLA 2013)

This panel seeks papers to examine the ways that particular postmodern texts, which initially served to subvert foundational fictions in diverse societies, have become canonical in the ways these communities are now imagined. Why have these texts become canonical and how does that impact our readings of them? How are these texts read within their own communities? How have these re-imaginings altered the master narratives of these communities? Please send 200-300 word abstracts and a brief ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
NeMLA - Northeast Modern Language Association
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Hispanic & Latino
World Literatures
20th & 21st Century
20th & 21st Century
African & African Diasporas
Asian & Asian Diasporas
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