World Literature - Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference

Country: USA

City: Worcester

Abstr. due: 01.06.2018

Dates: 19.10.18 — 20.10.18

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Cultural science;

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Organizers: Northeast Popular/American Culture Association


The World Literature area for the 2018 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students. NEPCA’s 2018 annual conference will be held from Friday, October 19-Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Worcester State University in Worcester, MA.

The NEPCA World Literature area welcomes papers that explore both individual works of world literature as well as contemporary issues in the field of World Literature.  Questions under consideration could include how to understand what world literature is, how best to teach works of world literature as well as the exploration of current trends in postcolonial, world and comparative literatures.  Possible topics include but are not limited to:

    Strategies for teaching World Literature
    Publication, reception and audience of World Literature
    World Literature and the American classroom
    Violence in World Literature
    Trends in World Literature
    The Future of World Literature
    World Literature and Genre

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