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Feminist Awakenings in Multiethnic Literature -- MELUS 2022 Panel (MELUS 2022 )

New Orleans
Organization: M.E.L.U.S.
Event: MELUS 2022
Categories: Hispanic & Latino, Gender & Sexuality, Women's Studies, African-American, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas
Event Date: 2022-03-22 to 2022-03-28 Abstract Due: 2021-10-24

In response to the MELUS 2022 conference theme, “Awakenings, Reckonings, and Multiethnic Literature: Woke, What Now?”, this panel invites papers that consider feminist awakenings in 20th to 21st century multiethnic literature and/or the role of multiethnicity in women’s literature about awakenings, feminist or otherwise. Possible topics include Kate Chopin’s novella The Awakening and other works; 20th-21st century women’s awakenings in literature and film; women’s reinterpretations of awakenings in other cultures, ages, and media; speculative awakenings; and other subjects. Scholars at all levels are welcome to join this panel. Please send a 200-word abstract, short biography, and any queries to Isadora J. Wagner at isadora.wagner@fulbright.edu.vn by Sunday, 24 October 2021. 



Isadora J. Wagner