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CFP: Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society in Bordeaux, France (Deadline 6.22.16)

CALL FOR PAPERS – Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

SSAWW Conference, Universite Bordeaux Montaigne, France, July 5-8, 2017

The first international SSAWW conference has the following focus:

“Border Crossings: Translation, Migration and Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic and the Transpacific.”

The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society wants to submit a complete panel for this conference. Abstracts and cv are due by June 22, 2016 to Lisa West at lisa.west@drake.edu

We accept all proposals for papers addressing

“Border Crossings in Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s Writings”

Suggestions include:

ways in which Sedgwick’s short writing crosses genre boundaries

travel writing

Clarence’s vision of an international space

crossings of water and landscape in Hope Leslie

cultural crossings in various texts

cross-dressing

religious crossings

narrative borders, innovative narrative techniques

allusions, crossings between and across different texts

marriage or other relationships as interpersonal border crossings

juxtapositions of urban and rural space, or intersections of the New York and Boston worlds

letters in A New England Tale, Hope Leslie or other texts

crossings between the imagination and reality or between this world and an alternative world (in religious or political sense)

escapes the boundaries of domestic space

 

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