Priya Wadhera started the topic CFP: Surrealism dans tous ses états in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 4 weeks ago
2024 marks the centennial of the Surrealist Manifesto. Roundtable participants will examine the conceptual, verbal, and formal tools and strategies at stake in this preeminent artistic and critical stance in 20th-century French studies. They will explore the evolving ways in which surrealism still manifests in today’s cultural and literary imagina…[Read more]
Elena Machado Sáez started the topic “What the New York Times gets wrong about the “American Dirt” controversy” in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 month ago
An op-ed article I co-wrote with Latinx Studies colleagues David J. Vázquez and Magdalena L. Barrera was just published in Salon. Check it out!
“What the New York Times gets wrong about the “American Dirt” controversy: Who gets to wield the power of representation might be important to columnist Pamela Paul, but it’s a…[Read more]
Caitilin Walsh deposited ATA Joins Forces with the Association of Language Companies to Bridge the Educational Career Gap in the group 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 2 months, 2 weeks ago
The Association of Language Companies (ALC) has been working to increase connections, relationships, and shared learning between the professional and academic sides of the language services supply chain. From these efforts, the ALC
Bridge was born. The American Translators Association is a member of this initiative.
Evan Chaloupka deposited Prosthetic Narration and the Engagement of Disability in Literary Naturalism in the group 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 3 months, 1 week ago
This talk introduces the concept of “prosthetic narration,” a narrative technique that mediates the engagement of disabled cognition such that the reader is invited to reimagine how one thinks and perceives. In his essay, “The Novel,” Émile Zola establishes the “intimate union” between the author and “the reality of the scene” as a premise of fic…[Read more]
Ari Borrell deposited Ko-wu or Kung-an? Practive, Realization and Teaching in the Thought of Chang Chiu-cheng in the group 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 8 months ago
Examines the intersection between Chan Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism during the Southern Song dynasty period (1126-1279) in China.
Jodi Berry deposited Multilingual Identities and Service Learning Experiences in the group 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
What started as a theoretical analysis of multilingual international high school students teaching at a local learning center for refugees in Jakarta became a closer look at how translanguaging appears within and around these community exchanges. More specifically, through first-person accounts, this paper highlights dialogue as a suitable…[Read more]
Lisa Zunshine started the topic Thank you for terrific attendance! in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Thank you to everyone who came to our “Sadness” panel yesterday, featuring papers by Haiyan Lee, Anna Shields, Lisa Zunshine, and Ya Zuo! It was extremely well attended and featured a wonderful discussion. Kudos to our chair Benjamin Ridgway for bringing together “cognitive” and historicist perspective of emotion, drawing on Chinese literature.
Lisa Zunshine started the topic Session # 645, “Life Writing and Cognition” (Sunday) in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Please join us for “Life-Writing and Cognition” (session # 645, Sunday), which will feature papers by Laura Otis, Ralph James Savarese, Ellen Spolsky, and Lisa Zunshine.
Shazia Rahman posted an update in the group 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Join us at MLA 2022 tomorrow at 1:45 pm for Ecofeminist Imaginings https://mla.confex.com/mla/2022/meetingapp.cgi/Session/12655
Rielle Navitski started the topic MS Screen Arts and Culture Virtual Panels and Postponement in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
As the 2022 convention approaches, a quick update on the Screen Arts and Culture Forum sessions.
The following sessions will now be held virtually:
Viral Media – Thursday, January 6, 3:30 – 4:45 pm
Presider: Rielle Navitski
A Very Smart Bug: Viral Intelligence and Contagion Theory Bishnupriya Ghosh, U of California, Santa…[Read more]
Anne Donlon started the topic Sharing convention materials on the Commons in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
If you’re looking for more information about how to share your convention materials, this post has details about how to share work in CORE or in Docs. CORE assigns your work a DOI and gives you the option to share the deposit with groups. Work in CORE is publicly accessible–no log-in necessary to read or download. If you want to…[Read more]
Rosi Song started the topic UPDATE: LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish and Iberian Studies Online Panels in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Due to the surge in coronavirus cases and members changing travel plans, the executive committee of the LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish and Iberian Studies has moved the following panels online.
Please join us by attending the virtual panels listed below. We look forward to listening to our panelists and engaging in a lively discussion…[Read more]
Julie Grossman started the topic MLA Adaptation Forum Sessions in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
The MLA Adaptation Studies Forum is pleased to announce three online panels, the final one co-sponsored with the Translation Studies Forum. We were sorry to have to cancel the Adaptation/Translation Studies Cash Bar but hope to see you this coming week virtually at the events below (links provided for information on…[Read more]
Elena Machado Sáez started the topic Update re: US Latinx Studies @ 2022 MLA Convention in the discussion 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
Due to the surge in coronavirus cases, the executive committee of the LLC Latina/Latino Forum has cancelled the cash bar reception and moved all of our panels online.
We’re still looking forward to vibrant conversations about US Latinx Studies at the 2022 MLA convention, so please join us by attending the virtual panels listed b…[Read more]
MLA Commons created the group 2022 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 1 year, 4 months ago
Elizabeth M. Holt deposited Resistance Literature and Occupied Palestine in Cold War Beirut in the group 2019 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 2 years, 1 month ago
FREE ACCESS: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0377919X.2020.1855933
For the last decade of his life, the Palestinian intellectual, author, and editor Ghassan Kanafani (d. 1972) was deeply immersed in theorizing, lecturing, and publishing on Palestinian resistance literature from Beirut. A refugee of the 1948 war, Kanafani presented…[Read more]
Ryan Calabretta-Sajder started the topic Diasporic Italy: Journal of the Italian American Studies Association in the discussion 2018 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 2 years, 6 months ago
Please see the announcement and call for papers for Diasporic Italy.
Diasporic Italy: Journal of the Italian American Studies AssociationInaugural Volume (2021) – Call for Papers Description:Diasporic Italy is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the interdisciplinary study of Italian American / Diaspora studies, focusing on timely a…[Read more]
Ryan Calabretta-Sajder started the topic What’s the future have in store for the Italian American Studies Association? in the discussion 2018 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 2 years, 10 months ago
What’s the future have in store for the Italian American Studies Association? Join the Italian American Studies Association on May 22, 2020 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time for a Zoom Q&A regarding the Lucca Symposium, Pittsburgh Conference, and the new IASA journal published by the University of Illinois Press. The participants will provide updates and a…[Read more]
Elizabeth M. Holt deposited Al-Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ’s Season of Migration to the North, the CIA, and the Cultural Cold War after Bandung in the group 2019 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 3 years ago
In the fall of 1966, Ḥiwār magazine published al-Ṭayyib Ṣāliḥ’s novel Mawsim al-hijrah ilā al-shamāl [ Season of Migration to the North ]. Arabic literary critics both hailed the novel in the Arabic press and mourned that it had been published by the Paris-based Congress for Cultural Freedom’s Ḥiwār, part of a global covert cultural front of the C…[Read more]
Ryan Calabretta-Sajder started the topic CfP: LLC Italian American – MLA 2021 in the discussion 2018 MLA Convention on MLA Commons 3 years ago
Title: Trauma & Its Consequences in Italian-Americana E-mail Address: email@example.comDescription & Requirements: This session explores trauma and Italian Americans, individually, collectively as a community, and on a larger scale as a culture. Open to representations in literature, cinema, and the arts.Submission Deadline: Friday, 20 March…[Read more]
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