MLA Convention, Chicago 2014: Doris Lessing Society CFPs

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MLA Convention, Chicago

9 – 12 January, 2014

Call for Papers: Emigres, Expats, and Exiles in Postwar London

This is a call for papers for the Doris Lessing Society guaranteed panel at the 2014 Convention in Chicago from 9 – 12 January, 2014.

When Doris Lessing returned to Britain in 1950 she joined an influx of immigrants to London. Comparative studies welcomed. 250 word abstracts and brief bios by 14 March 2013; Alice Rachel Ridout (alice.ridout@algomau.ca or DorisLessingSociety@gmail.com)

Call for Papers: Doris Lessing and D. H. Lawrence

This is a call for papers for a joint allied association panel at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago from 9 – 12 January, 2014.

Lessing’s reading of “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” as an anti-war novel suggests important intertextual relations between these authors. 250-word abstracts and bio by 10 March 2013. Alice Rachel Ridout (dorislessingsociety@gmail.com) and Holly Laird (holly-laird@utulsa.edu).

Call for Participation: Learned Society Journals: Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty-First Century

This is a call for participation in a roundtable the Doris Lessing Society is proposing for the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago from 9 – 12 January, 2014.

What challenges and opportunities do learned society journals face in the twenty-first century? Bios and 250-word abstracts for roundtable talks by 11 March 2013; Alice Rachel Ridout (alice.ridout@algomau.ca or DorisLessingSociety@gmail.com)

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