Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Session title: Images of Eastern Europe in Recent German Literature and Film

This panel seeks papers on the representation of Eastern Europe in
recent German literature and film. How have Eastern Europe and the
East-West relationship been reevaluated as a result of unification,
expansion of the European Union, globalization, and the events of 9/11?
How has the new generation of writers and filmmakers overcome
stereotypes and misrepresentations associated with Poland, Russia, and
other Eastern European countries? Please send 250-word abstracts to
Petra Fachinger, Queen’s University, [log in to unmask]

Deadline:  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 pre-conference workshops, 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.

Petra Fachinger, Ph.D.
Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Department of German
Language and Literature (Cross-appointed to Gender Studies
and affiliated with Cultural Studies)
Queen's University
Kingston, ON
K7L 3N6

The German Studies Call for Papers List
Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Olaf Schmidt
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
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