The Divisions of East Asian Literatures (pre-1900 and post-1900) are sponsoring a collaborative panel at next year’s Modern Languages Association Convention in Vancouver, British Columbia (January 2015). While it is not a guaranteed panel, chances are good that it will be accepted.
Writing the Future: Children’s Literature in East Asia
We are seeking papers that explore literature for (or by) children, particularly with reference to transitions to modernity in East Asia during the 19th and 20th centuries. 250 word abstracts to Charlotte Eubanks (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Melek Ortabasi (email@example.com) by March 10.