NeMLA Panel: Thunderbolts, Routers, and Ruffians: Early Modern Bullies and Bullying, Boston, MA, USA, March 21-24, 2013
This panel considers early modern depictions of bullies. We will investigate how bullying is depicted and the relationships between bullying, language, and social power and authority in early modern cultural production. Paper topics might include analyses of bullying discourse, examinations of depictions of bullies, studies of the ways bulliesí threats are contained or conquered, or investigations of early modern mythologies of bullies. Submit abstracts of 300 words or fewer to Elizabeth Ketner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the NeMLA 2013 Convention
March 21-March 24, 2012
Location: Hyatt Regency Boston (just off Boston Common)
Host: Tufts University
For its return to Boston, NeMLA is offering over 360 sessions, in all aspects of modern language scholarship and teaching. Complementing the 2013 Keynote speaker are strong selections in Canadian, Caribbean, Postcolonial Anglophone, and Comparative Language Literatures.
The full Call for Papers is now available at http://nemla.org/convention/2013/cfp.html.
Deadline for Abstracts: September 30, 2012.
The 2013 NeMLA convention continues the Association's tradition of sharing innovative scholarship in an engaging and generative location. The 44th annual event will be held in historic Boston, Massachusetts, a city known for its complex blend of historic value and contemporary importance. The cityís extensive museums and libraries, such as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of African American History, the French Library and Cultural Center, and the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum form the perfect environment for this rich and diverse convention. With over fifty institutions of higher education, the city is also a hub for research and pedagogy. Known as the Walking City, Boston is very accessible on foot and features extensive public art highlights and historic walking tours. The city is also a major hub for food lovers because of its diverse demographics and innovative restaurateurs, and a hive of performing arts and cultural events including ballet, street performance, and diverse festivals.
NeMLA 2013ís location is adjacent to Boston Common and the Theatre District, with easy access to the T. Group activities are being planned.
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