Call for Papers: What a Life: Stage Dramas Negotiate Disability, Illness, and Facing Death
44th Annual Convention Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 21-24, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts
The 44th Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2012
What a Life: Stage Dramas Negotiate Disability, Illness, and Facing Death
Since Brian Clark’s ‘Whose Life is it Anyway?’ how have stage dramas around the world negotiated a relationship to disability, chronic illness, or terminal disease using live performance to make those negotiations meaningful to audiences? Send 250-500 word abstracts (MSWord or PDF attachment) with brief bio and ‘drama’ in the subject heading to Lynda Goldstein at firstname.lastname@example.org