The panel is a part of the MLA convention which will take place in Chicago. It will begin on Thursday, 9 January, and end on Sunday, 12 January. The presidential theme for the 2014 convention is 'Vulnerable Times'.
The panel 'Post-war Town: Constructing Urban Identity' is addressed to scholars and students interested in the representations of the post-war experience connected to the problem of urban identity. The panel welcomes contributions from a wide range of human studies' disciplines, including (but not limited to) literary criticism, history etc.
The panel will address issues such as transformations of the national identification influenced by the post-war shifts in epistemology, decentralization of identity in effect of events such as the Holocaust, blurring of the boundaries between notions such as local/global etc.
Please send a 250-word abstract and bio (100 words) to Pawel Wolski (firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com).
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