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Literary Geographies of Care: Intimate Spaces and Reproductive Labor across the Americas (NeMLA)

Baltimore, MD
Organization: Northeast Modern Language Association
Event: NeMLA
Categories: Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Literary Theory, 20th & 21st Century, Cultural Studies, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas
Event Date: 2022-03-10 to 2022-03-13 Abstract Due: 2021-10-15

This panel theorizes the relation between care, reproductive labor, and the global intimate from a hemispheric standpoint. Focusing on the literary geographies of care that transpire through the literatures of the Americas, this panel explores the valences of literary form for thinking care topologically. Panelists explore the relation between capital accumulation, social reproduction, and spatial justice while analyzing the intimate as a literary domain that brings to light the economic, ecological, and political intersections comprising the ongoing crisis of the neoliberal social order.

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19415

paveler@sas.upenn.edu

Pavel Andrade