*2015 Call for Papers*

*The 57th Midwest Modern Language Association*

*Annual Convention*

Columbus, Ohio

Hyatt Regency Columbus

November 12-14, 2015

*German Women Writers*

Topic: Open

We are seeking papers which deal with the literary texts and lives of
German-speaking women writers from any period and in any genre. Papers that
address the informal Convention theme of “Arts and Sciences” are especially

Please submit 250-word abstracts as email attachments to both Corrina Peet,
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 Possible sub-themes of the informal Convention theme “Arts and Sciences”

·         Images of the sciences in literature
·         Laboratory tools in the humanities
·         Science fiction
·         Narratives of progress
·         Creativity as science and/or art
·         Literary theory and scientific modeling
·         Disability and technologies of accommodation
·         Digital Humanities
·         Empiricism
·         Mapping and networks
·         The art and science of teaching
·         Methods of inquiry
·         Cognitive approaches to literature
·         Medical humanities
·         STEM and the curriculum
·         Eugenics and Pseudo-sciences
·         Alchemy and magic
·         Computer generated text
·         Humanities laboratories
·         Cyborgs and technoculture
·         Scientific models and language studies
·         Rhetoric of science
·         Writing and technology
·         The Posthuman
·         Literature and genetics
·         Writing popular science
·         Public perceptions of arts and/or sciences
·         Regional arts
·         Video games
·         Artistic/scientific inspiration
·         The future of specific disciplines
·         Coding
·         Science writing
·         Bioethics

Julie L. J. Koehler
KCP Fellow and PhD Candidate of German
Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Wayne State University
906 West Warren
487 Manoogian
Detroit, MI 48202
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