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CFP: "Global Asynchronies: National Time and Transnational Dissent" MLA Panel (Philadelphia, 5-8 January 2017)

CFP: "Global Asynchronies: National Time and Transnational Dissent"

MLA Special Session (Philadelphia, 5-8 January 2017)


This non-guaranteed, MLA special seeks papers that examine how literary and audiovisual works articulate dissent by operating at different national tempos, challenging the global synchronicity that dominates the contemporary occasion.

Potential participants may consider, among others, the following topics and issues:

The Iconography of Lumumba and the Work of Raoul Peck

Antwerp University - February 18-19, 2016

A two-days bilingual international conference with speakers Raoul Peck, Piet Defraeye, Johannes Fabian and many others.


This interdisciplinary colloquium revolves around the work of filmmaker Raoul Peck and the iconography of Patrice Lumumba in Peck’s films as well as in all other forms of art.