Call For Papers: Memory and Identity in Literature and Film

RMMLA logoPro­pos­als are invit­ed for papers address­ing the theme of Mem­o­ry and Iden­ti­ty in Lit­er­a­ture and Film to be pre­sent­ed in the Asian Com­par­a­tive Lit­er­a­ture and Film Pan­els at the 2015 Rocky Moun­tain Mod­ern Lan­guage Asso­ci­a­tion Annu­al Con­ven­tion. The con­ven­tion will be held Octo­ber 8 – 10, 2015, in San­ta Fe, New Mexico.

Papers deal­ing with both tra­di­tion­al and mod­ern peri­ods are wel­come. Top­ics may include but are not lim­it­ed to: Land­scape, imagery/​imagination, and mem­o­ry; aes­thet­ics of mem­o­ry; objects and mem­o­ry; cin­e­ma of mem­o­ry; pho­tog­ra­phy and mem­o­ry; auto­bi­og­ra­phy, gen­der, and mem­o­ry; nos­tal­gia, affect and mem­o­ry; child­hood mem­o­ry; cul­tur­al mem­o­ry; and trau­ma and memory.

Prospec­tive par­tic­i­pants should sub­mit a paper abstract of approx­i­mate­ly 250 words along with a short biog­ra­phy to Mark Levine (mark.levine@morehouse.edu) by March 1, 2015. Notice of accep­tance or rejec­tion will be giv­en by March 31, 2015.

For more infor­ma­tion about the con­ven­tion, see the RMMLA Web site at http://www.rmmla.org/.