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>From: "Taryn L. Okuma" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Postmemory and Literature (4/15/05; MMLA, 11/10/05-11/13/05)
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>"Postmemory and Literature"
>Comparative Literature Session at the Midwest Modern Language
>Association Convention Milwaukee, Wisconsin, November 10-13, 2005
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>This panel investigates the extent to which literature can be seen as a
>"working through" of postmemory. What is postmemory? How does it work?
>What is its relation to the object of memory? How does its "post"
>function? Panelists will investigate these questions on literary ground,
>and consider how the generic conventions of literary form are troubled
>by the postmemorial.
>
>Please send abstracts of no more than 200 words, along with a 50 word
>description to Taryn L. Okuma ([log in to unmask]). Email submissions
>preferred.
>
>Presenters must be members of MMLA by June 1, 2005.
>See also the MMLA website: http://www.uiowa.edu/~mmla/
>
>
>Taryn L. Okuma
>English Department
>University of Wisconsin-Madison
>600 N. Park Street
>Madison, WI 53706

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