In his email conversations with Arabella Kurtz in The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction and Psychotherapy, J.M. Coetzee entertains the notion of settling on fictions of ourselves, which we are able to inhabit more comfortably than what is perceived as our real life. In addition, he implies that in order to form fictions of…[Read more]
Nathan H. Dize started the topic CPF: Ecologies of Enslavement, Ecologies of Abolition, MLA 2025 in the discussion LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American on MLA Commons 2 weeks, 5 days ago
How have enslavement, incarceration, and other colonial confinements shaped more-than-human circum-Caribbean ecologies? How have Black culture-makers confronted these ecologies with abolitionist aesthetics? Send 150-word abstracts to this co-sponsored panel (Caribbean & Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities).Deadline for submissions: Friday,…[Read more]
Fatma Fulya Tepe started the topic New short story: Professor Mali Romantic-Longhair and the Girl in the discussion TC Women’s and Gender Studies on MLA Commons 1 month ago
I and Emeritus Prof. Dr. Per Bauhn from Linnaeus University in Sweden have just published a short story on sexual harassment in a Turkish university context titled as “Professor Mali Romantic-Longhair and the Girl” in the Journal of International Women’s Studies (JIWS.) We present the link and the info to the short story bel…[Read more]
Lennie Amores started the topic Call For Papers MLA 2025 Critical Disability in Contemporary Iberian Studies in the discussion TC Disability Studies on MLA Commons 1 month ago
MLA New Orleans, January 9-12, 2025
CALL FOR PAPERS
LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish and Iberian Section. The members of the Executive Committee invite colleagues to submit proposals:
Critical Disability in Contemporary Iberian Studies
Theoretical contributions, personal or pedagogical practices, and case studies on the relation between d…[Read more]
Crystal Anne Chemris deposited Flyer for The Spanish Baroque and latin American Literary Modernity: writing in Constellation in the group LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American on MLA Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
This contains a table of contents and description for the book, The Spanish Baroque and Latin American Literary Modernity: Writing in Constellation, as a follow up to my paper for the 2024 MLA. Chapter One formed the basis for “Góngora, Inca Garcilaso, and the Meeting of Humanist and Indigenous Modes of Knowledge.”
Anne Garland Mahler started the topic Soliciting Nominations for the Forum Executive Committee in the discussion LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American on MLA Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Hi everyone,I write because we are soliciting nominations and self-nominations for the 20th and 21st Century Latin America Forum Executive Committee. Please reply by Wednesday January 16th with your nominations. Thanks!
This short story, written by Dr. Ramzi Salti, was published as part of his book titled “The Native Informant and Other Stories: Six Tales of Defiance from the Arab World”. It has been turned into a short film titled “The 40th Day’–available on YouTube at https://youtu.be/fspvJSiSQkc. Complete E-Book now available on Google Play and Kindle.
Emeritus Prof. Dr. Per Bauhn from Linnaeus University, Sweden published an article titled “Osman Hamdi Bey – an Ottoman Orientalist or a Humanist Ottoman?” in Nordic Review of Iconography.
I present the abstract of this article below and the article can be downloaded for free from the link b…[Read more]
Dorothy Stringer replied to the topic Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and Literature Panels at the 2024 MLA Convention in the discussion TC Women’s and Gender Studies on MLA Commons 3 months ago
Apologies for missing info; dates and times as follows:
194 – Lacan and the Event: Papers in Honor of Mari Ruti
Friday, 5 January 2024 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Marriott – Franklin 7 (Level 4)
648 – Queer Theory and Psychoanalysis
Sunday, 7 January 2024 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Marriott – Franklin 2 (Level 4)
This is a revised 2023 version of a course was first taught at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in fall 2018. It addresses feminism, gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, and critical race and ethnic studies in conjunction with translation studies.
Tekla Babyak started the topic My virtual talk on bringing in disabled guest speakers in the discussion TC Disability Studies on MLA Commons 7 months ago
My name is Tekla Babyak (PhD, Musicology, Cornell, 2014)—I’m an independent scholar and disability activist with multiple sclerosis. As an MLA Delegate Assembly Member representing Disability in the Profession, I’m committed to fighting against ableism in academia.
To that end, I’m writing to let you know about my upcoming v…[Read more]
Raquel Patricia Chiquillo started the topic CFP: for Journal Humanities – on Twenty-First Century Central American Novel in the discussion LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American on MLA Commons 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Buenas tardes, colegas: quisiera invitarlos a subir sus artículos sobre la novela centroamericana del siglo XXI para consideración de ser publicadas en la revista académica “Humanities.” La fecha de entrega es el 31 de marzo pero se puede extender. Me han dicho que el APC no se va a cobrar. Se aceptan manuscritos en español y en inglés. Por favo…[Read more]
This book explores how young Cuban filmmakers have expanded the range of sexual subjectivities on screen. It analyzes cine joven (films made by young directors) from the late 1980s to the early 2020s, film reviews, articles, and materials from the Cinematheque of Cuba’s archive to illustrate the confluence of sexuality, cinema, and discourses of…[Read more]
Atia Sattar started the topic NWSA CFP: Decolonizing Feminist and Queer Pedagogies in the discussion TC Women’s and Gender Studies on MLA Commons 1 year ago
The CFP below is for a pedagogy workshop to be conducted at the National Women’s Studies Association annual meeting in Baltimore, October 26–29, 2023.
“This workshop highlights pedagogical practices that seek to transform Feminist and Queer Studies classrooms into radical and liberatory spaces for decolonial thought and practice. Even as we emp…[Read more]
Salaria Kea was the only African American woman to serve with the American Medical Unit during the Spanish Civil War. Her experience has been silenced and edited within the archive by traditionally more authoritative voices. Reconsidering the impact of intersectionality on personal experience can lead to a better understanding of Black U.S.…[Read more]
Anne Garland Mahler started the topic Soliciting Nominations for the Forum Executive Committee in the discussion LLC 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American on MLA Commons 1 year, 1 month ago
I write because we are soliciting nominations and self-nominations for the 20th and 21st Century Latin America Forum Executive Committee. Please reply by Wednesday January 25th with your nominations. Thanks!
Emily Celeste Vázquez Enríquez started the topic Call for nominations for the LLC Mexican Forum Executive Committee in the discussion LLC Mexican on MLA Commons 1 year, 1 month ago
The LLC Mexican Forum of the MLA is seeking nominations and self-nominations from colleagues interested in serving in our forum’s executive committee. Please send your nomination, or nominate a colleague! Send nominations by January 25, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.orgMLA forums—formerly divisions and discussion groups—encompass the scholarly and p…[Read more]
Guylian Nemegeer started the topic CFP Conference: USES OF MODERNISM (Ghent, Belgium – 20-22 September 2023) in the discussion TC Women’s and Gender Studies on MLA Commons 1 year, 1 month ago
Members of this group may be interested in the following Call for Papers.
CFP Conference: Uses of Modernism – Ghent, 20-22 September 2023
The conference Uses of Modernism brings together scholars from various disciplines and specialisations to reconsider the Modernist concept in the wake of the post-colonial and global turn i…[Read more]
Maren T. Linett started the topic Members’ suggestions for Forum Executive Committee in the discussion TC Disability Studies on MLA Commons 1 year, 2 months ago
At (and after) the January convention, the TC Disability Studies executive committee will need to appoint a new member to the executive committee. Please let us know if you want to self-nominate or nominate someone else and we will consider all nominations at our meeting. Thank you!
The portrayal of narcotrafficking in the novels of Elmer Mendoza.
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