42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 
April 7-10, 2011 
New Brunswick, NJ
Hyatt, New Brunswick
Hosted by Rutgers University

Call for Papers:

“Rafik Schami - The Poet and Storyteller”

Rafik Schami is the most well known, mostly read and studied of all writers and storytellers with a migration background living in Germany. His literary and non-literary works have been seen as a bridge between the “Morgenland” and the “Abendland,” as a contribution to „cross-cultural exchange and multicultural dialogue.“ Invited are papers that deal with any aspect of Schami’s literary works, especially his most recent novels. 

Please send a one-page abstract to: Mohamed Esa, McDaniel College, [log in to unmask] by September 30, 2010

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 360 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events.  
Details and the complete Call for Papers for the 2011 Convention will be posted in June:

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar).  Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.  Do not accept a slot if you may cancel to present on another session.

The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Acting Assistant Editor:  Olaf Schmidt
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