Call for Papers
MLA Convention 2014 in Chicago
9-12 January 2014
Division German Literature before 1750
To publicize these exciting panels sufficiently, we have extended the deadline for submissions of proposal until noon (EST), 4/1. Please circulate widely--and quickly; the MLA can grant no extension of this 4/1 deadline! Submissions from scholars at various career stages welcome. Many thanks.
To submit send a short abstract and c.v. to both panel organizers, Niklaus Largier, [log in to unmask], and Bethany Wiggin, [log in to unmask]
'World Literature' Before 1700?
Seeking papers addressing questions of what moves, what doesn't move, what circulates, and what doesn't circulate among pre-modern literatures of different languages whose paths involve German.
The Lyrical 'I'
Seeking papers exploring the figure and function of the 'I' in German poetry to 1700.
German Literature to 1700 and Mystical Theology
Seeking papers addressing the intersection of literature and mystical theology.
Seeking papers discussing the role of Arthurian motives in literature on the continent, especially the Low Countries, German-speaking lands, and Scandinavia. Co-sponsor: Arthurian Literature Discussion group.
Mara R. Wade
Chair, Society for Emblem Studies
Emblematica Online and the OpenEmblem Portal http://emblematica.grainger.illinois.edu/index.html
Professor of Germanic Languages & Literatures and in the Programs for Comparative and World Literatures, Media Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, International Studies, Jewish Society and Culture, Library Administration, and the European Union Center
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
2090 Foreign Languages Building
707 S. Mathews Avenue
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, Illinois 61801 USA
fax: +217 244-2223
office phone: +217 333-8777
The German Studies Call for Papers List
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Assistant Editor: Olaf Schmidt
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