SAMLA Panel: The Holocaust in Literature and Film

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Call for Papers
November 2, 2018 to November 4, 2018
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Humanities, Jewish History / Studies, Literature

This SAMLA panel invites papers on representations of the Holocaust in 20th and 21st-century texts or films. Topics might include but are not limited to examination of second and third generation Holocaust writers, use of the Holocaust as metaphor, children's and YA lit about the Holocaust, portrayal of survivors in Holocaust films, and resistance movements within camps or ghettos. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 90 theme, “Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and Their Allies,” are especially welcome. By May 25, please submit an abstract of 200-300 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requirements to session co-chairs Luke Wilson, Florida Atlantic University, and Courtney Ferriter, Georgia Southern University,