Call for Papers – Modern Language Association Convention Boston, 3-6 January 2013

PIRANDELLO SOCIETY CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Pirandello Society of America invites papers for the January 2013 Modern Language Association Convention in Boston,  3-6 January 2013, on the following topics.

Topic 1
Pirandello and International Modernism
We welcome papers exploring the relationships between Pirandello’s works and Modernism in literature, theatre, and the visual arts through a cultural, comparative and interdisciplinary approach.

Topic 2
Pirandello and the Female Subject
We welcome papers that explore the variegated typology of female characters of different social/economic status and examine how Pirandello’s works situate themselves in terms of gender relations.

By March 15, 2012, please email abstracts of 250 words to Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni, jana.okeefebazzoni@baruch.cuny.edu

Call for Papers for the MLA Conference – Seattle, January 2012

Call for Papers for the MLA Conference – Seattle, January 2012

1. Pirandello and Cinema: Adaptations, Reexaminations, and Representations

Papers reexamining Pirandello’s early interest and participation in film

as well as papers on film adaptations and representations of his stories, novels and dramatic works.

2. Facing/Writing/Thinking/Womanhood. Pirandello’s representation of female characters

Papers that explore Pirandello’s variegated typology of female characters of different socio-economic status

and examine how his works situate themselves in terms of gender relations.

Abstracts of 250 words

Please include a short bio and a sample bibliography as well as the abstract and your contact information.

Deadline for submissions: 20 March 2011

Chosen panelists will be listed as MLA members by April 7 at the latest.

Please send your submissions to:

jana.okeefebazzoni@baruch.cuny.edu