This year the MMLA's 57th Convention will be held on November 12-14th at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus Ohio!
We are now accepting abstracts for the permanent section 'German Women Writers.'
We are seeking papers which deal with the literary texts and lives of German-speaking women writers from any period and in any genre. Papers that address the informal Convention theme of “Arts and Sciences” are especially welcome.
Please submit 250-word abstracts as email attachments to both Corrina Peet, [log in to unmask] and Julie Koehler [log in to unmask] by March 29th, 2015.
Possible sub-themes of the informal Convention theme “Arts and Sciences” include:
Images of the sciences in literature
Laboratory tools in the humanities
Narratives of progress
Creativity as science and/or art
Literary theory and scientific modeling
Disability and technologies of accommodation
Mapping and networks
The art and science of teaching
Methods of inquiry
Cognitive approaches to literature
STEM and the curriculum
Eugenics and Pseudo-sciences
Alchemy and magic
Computer generated text
Cyborgs and technoculture
Scientific models and language studies
Rhetoric of science
Writing and technology
Literature and genetics
Writing popular science
Public perceptions of arts and/or sciences
The future of specific disciplines
For additional information about the conference, please visit the MMLA website:
The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor: Olaf Schmidt
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
Info available at: http://grs.missouri.edu/resources/gerlistserv.html