CFP: ACLA Seminar: Impassivity and Political Forms beyond the Active/Passive Divide

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Call for Papers
September 21, 2017
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Intellectual History, Jewish History / Studies, Literature, Arabic History / Studies

We are now accepting abstracts for papers on the topic of impassivity and its cultural and political forms, for a seminar at the annual ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) meeting (Los Angeles, 3/29-4/1). We would like to invite interested researchers to join us in considering the significances, pitfalls, or potentials of emotional absence. The deadline for submissions is Sept 21.

The full call for papers can be found here:

Abstracts of up to 300 words should be submitted via the ACLA portal by September 21. For any questions or details, pease contact us, Shir Alon ( or Eyal Bassan (

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