The Division on German Literature to 1700 of the Modern Language Association announces the following topics for three sessions at the 2005 MLA convention, to be held 27-30 December 2005 in Washington, D.C.:
THE PRESENCE OF THE PAST: TEXT, CULTURE, FILM
Submissions on modern cultural manifestations arising from encounters with the pre-Enlightenment past: representations, adaptations, etc. Preference given to topics with broader relevance.
Submissions on the manifold literary representations that reflected and constructed the culture of friendship in medieval and early modern Europe, including, but not limited to, German-speaking lands.
All participants in MLA convention sessions must be members of the organization by 7 April 2005. Deadline for 1-page abstracts (email, fax, or surface mail): March 14.
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