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TopicMLA 2018 CFP: Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics (12 March 2017)

Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics   Drawing from art theorist André Malraux—“The museum invites comparison of each of the expressions of the world it brings together, and forces us to question what it is that brings them together,”­ what indeed brings comics and museums into dialogue and/or dispute over exhibitionary spaces and praxis? If […]

TopicCFP MLA 2018– Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics (12 March 2017)

Connecting the Dots: Museums and Comics   Drawing from art theorist André Malraux—“The museum invites comparison of each of the expressions of the world it brings together, and forces us to question what it is that brings them together,”­ what indeed brings comics and museums into dialogue and/or dispute over exhibitionary spaces and praxis? If […]

MemberJessica Thelen

  PhD student, Teaching Assistant, and Writing Center Tutor in the English Department at the University of Delaware. Race and Ethnicity Research Track, Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies. English Department at Westfield State University 2016-2018. Taught English Composition I, English Composition II: Writing About Current Issues, English Composition II: Writing About Identity and Representation, Introduction to American Literature, World Literature II, and World Literature: Exploring Identity. My research focuses on identity studies, race, ethnicity, memory studies, 20th century and contemporary American and ethnic American literature, Museum Studies, Asian American literature and culture, American history, higher education pedagogy, assimilationism, immigration, and politics.

MemberCarmen Patricia Tovar

Research 20th-21st Century Latin American Narrative, Modern and Contemporary Mexican NovelInterests Mexican modernity; representations of urban space in the Latin American novel; the novel as social mapping; formation and preservation of collective memory after traumatic historical moments (i.e. Tlatelolco in Mexico and Southern Cone dictatorships); cognitive approaches to individual and shared memory; (dys)functions of memorials and museums; narratives on class, gender, and migration; religious syncretism; poetry (as performance).

TopicCFP deadline for "Venice Ghetto at 500" extended–

Deadline for the “The Venice Ghetto and the future of memory in a digital age” conference proposals has been extended: https://liminalspacesandthejewishimagination.wordpress.com Details: The conference will convene in Venice, Italy on June 28th, 2016. Approximately twelve early career scholars will be selected. Participants will be expected to attend activities through July 1st. July 3rd-5th we will give 20 minute […]