Please consider submitting an abstract for one of two sessions proposed by the Dante Society of America for the next Modern Language Association Convention, to be held in Chicago on Jan. 3-6, 2019.
The calls for papers are below. Abstracts and short bios are requested by March 15, 2018. Please
note that all presenters giving papers on a DSA-sponsored panel must be members of both the Modern Language Association and the Dante Society of America at the time of presentation.
Dante Outside of Italy
In keeping with the 2019 MLA Presidential Theme \”Textual Transactions,\” this session invites presentations on the textual/cultural transactions between Dante\’s works and their adaptations or translations outside of Italy. How do such transactions resist and/or critique the authority of the original?
Please send title, 300-word abstract, and short bio to Elizabeth Coggeshall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
by March 15, 2018.
The Women of Dante Studies
This session will discuss the contributions of women to the history of readership and scholarship of
Dante\’s Commedia. Please send title, 300-word abstract, and short bio to Elizabeth Coggeshall (email@example.com) by March 15, 2018.