Call for Papers by the MLA Age Studies Forum

Following are CFPs for two non-guaranteed sessions:

 

1. Title of session: Social Insecurities

 

Submission requirements: 300-word proposals and one-page CV

 

Deadline for submissions: 7 March 2017

 

Description: Age and precarity link variously across the life course. We invite intersectional analyses of age dynamics; open to all age groups and literary forms.  

 

Contact person information: Elizabeth Gregory (egregory@uh.edu) and Nancy C. Backes (backesnc@gmail.com)

 

 

2. Title of session: Approaches to Teaching Age in Literature

 

Submission requirements: 300-word abstract, brief CV

Deadline for submissions: 10 March 2017

Description: How and why do/should faculty incorporate age and/or aging into literature courses? How does the current academic climate present challenges or opportunities?

Contact: Valerie Lipscomb (vklipscomb@gmail.com) and Roberta Rosenberg (rrosenb@cnu.edu)  (Collaborative session proposed with forum on The Teaching of Literature)