Women’s & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ | cfp.english.upenn.edu
by Jessica C. Murphy
Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10
CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS
Convenient by train to Newark Airport and New York City, Rutgers University is welcoming NeMLA to this beautiful university town. NeMLA’s annual convention features more than 350 sessions, representing all subject areas of the modern languages and literatures, covering a broad spectrum of scholarship and advancing innovative approaches to teaching.
NeMLA and Rutgers University are working together to bring top scholars as speakers and to create special events for the 2011 Convention, drawing on the rich resources of the area. The Convention will be kicked off with a reading by New Jersey poets at the Zimmerli Art Museum on Thursday evening.
NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:
Feminist Literary Theory
Gender in Literature or Film
Women’s Studies & Authors
Additionally, next year we will offer a themed series of sessions on: Transnational Women’s Writing (please identify on proposal)
Please help NeMLA extend the conversation in these areas. To propose and chair a Women’s & Gender Studies’ session, submit a panel proposal online at by April 22 at: http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/proposal_form.htm
2010 membership is required to propose a session; proposers will be notified of Board approval of sessions in early May.
The full Call for Papers will be available online in June. The abstract deadline for most sessions will be September 30, 2010. The convention will be held at the Hyatt New Brunswick.