CFP: SAMLA 2021--Social Networks and Social Diseases in French, German, and Spanish Contexts post-1900

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Call for Papers
July 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Chicana/o History / Studies, French History / Studies, German History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

Social Networks and Social Diseases in French, German, and Spanish Contexts post-1900

CFP for SAMLA 2021--SAMLA 93, taking place on November 4-6, 2021, in Atlanta, GA (

Social Networks, Social Diseases : This panel invites contributions that explore literary texts, cultural objects, films and other forms of material culture originally written or produced in Spanish, German, or French since 1900.  Comparative contributions are also encouraged.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

Language, gender and/or performance in the virtual world.

Representations of virtual and in-person friendships/relationships.

Digital consumer culture and its effects on the traditional marketplace and on society more generally.

Writing and artistic practices while social distancing.

Literary and artistic networks and their function as catalysts for intellectual production.

Networks (social, media, information) and their ability to engage with, shape or transform the development of 20th and 21st century literature and culture.

Papers presented as a part of this panel will receive special consideration for publication in the online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature (STTCL-- Please send proposals of 300 words to Dr. Marylaura Papalas ( by July 1st, 2021.

Announcement posted by Dr.Kathleen Antonioli, Editor, STTCL--  For inquiries about general submissions to the journal, or book reviews, please contact her at

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Dr. Marylaura Papalas

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