Call for Papers

The Nibelungenlied in the 21st Century

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution:  Tufts University

The Nibelungenlied received renewed popular interest in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. 2002 saw the opening of the Nibelungenfestspiele in Worms which attracted more than 200,000 people in the last 9 years and the material found its way into several TV movie productions. How far are these new productions attempts to give new meaning to the medieval story with regard to a new millennium and a post-modern audience?
Please send 250-300 word abstracts to Bernhard Martin, [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Deadline:  September 30, 2012
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The 2013 NeMLA convention continues the Association's tradition of sharing innovative scholarship in an engaging and generative location. The 44th annual event will be held in historic Boston, Massachusetts, a city known for its national and maritime history, academic facilities and collections, vibrant art, theatre, and food scenes, and blend of architecture. The Convention, located centrally near Boston Commons and the Theatre District at the Hyatt Regency, will include keynote and guest speakers, literary readings, film screenings, tours and workshops.
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.

Bernhard R. Martin
Associate Professor of German
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of German, Russian, and Asian
Languages and Literatures
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

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Editor: Stefani Engelstein
Assistant Editor:  Olaf Schmidt
Sponsored by the University of Missouri
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