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>Subject: CFP: Modern Literature Section: Mothers, Maidens, 
>Murderesses in Modern Literature (4/1/05; MMLA, 11/10/05-11/13/05)
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>From: "Hoeness-Krupsaw, Susanna" <[log in to unmask]>
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>I invite proposals for this year's M/MLA convention to be held at The
>Historic Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, November 10-13.
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>M/MLA Section: Modern Literature
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>Panel Title:  "Mothers, Maidens, Murderesses: the Changed/ing Roles of
>Women in Modern Literature"
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>In response to this panel title, Virginia Woolf may well have said, "The
>title women and modern literature might mean, and you may have meant it
>to mean, women and what they are like; or it might mean women and the
>modern literature that they write; or it might mean women and the modern
>literature that is written about them; or it might mean that somehow all
>three are inextricably mixed together" (adapted from A Room of One's
>Own).
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>How have our perceptions of women changed in the last thirty years and
>how do male and female authors respond to such changes? Do we see more
>realistic renderings of women in modern literature?
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>Please send 200-word abstract and a short bio, by 1 April 2005, to
>Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw, English Department, University of Southern
>Indiana, 8600 University Boulevard, Evansville, IN 47712 or to
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