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Cultural Brokers and Consecrators: Moving Beyond National Borders (PAMLA) (PAMLA)

Portland, Oregon
Organization: PAMLA
Event: PAMLA
Categories: Postcolonial, Graduate Conference, American, Hispanic & Latino, Comparative, Interdisciplinary, Lingustics, Popular Culture, Literary Theory, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2023-10-26 to 2023-10-29 Abstract Due: 2023-05-31

Inspired by Pascale Casanova's world literary system, this panel seeks to challenge national paradigms by investigating transnational mediators. We welcome papers addressing writers who specialize in international mediation strategies (adaptation, translation, mimesis, extraction), specific moments of cultural brokerage, or literary works that are considered to have global influences and international literary value. Please submit a 250-word abstract directly to the conference website - https://pamla.ballastacademic.com - by May 31.


Brian Shields