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New CFP – The Aesthetics of Debt in Doris Lessing’s Fiction

The Midwest Modern Languages Association (M/MLA) is now accepting submissions for its 54th Annual Convention, taking place in Cincinnati, Ohio from November 8-11, 2012. The M/MLA is a non-profit organization of teachers and scholars of literature, language and culture.

Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza Hotel

This historic Hilton hotel will be the site for the upcoming MMLA convention.

The Aesthetics of Debt in Doris Lessing’s Fiction

This panel seeks papers examining Doris Lessing’s critiques of Marxism and capitalism, characters’ anxieties about making ends meet, the relationship between debt and colonialism, and/or Lessing’s concerns about the relationship between aesthetics and economics.

Chair: Tonya Krouse, Northern Kentucky University
To submit, please send 250-word abstracts to Tonya Krouse at krouset@nku.edu.

DEADLINE: July 2nd

To see other current Calls for Papers, check the CFPs page.