CFP: Exile in Arabic Literature/NeMLA 2016 (Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2016)

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Call for Papers
March 17, 2016 to March 20, 2016
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies
Exile is a common theme in classic and contemporary Arabic literature. It has spiritual dimensions (as in the case of Sufi poetry), political relevance to old and new refugee crises, and literary theory applications to the link between poetics and politics in Arabic literature. Topics may include nostalgia, travel, homelessness, migration, and literature of the Arab diaspora.
Submit abstracts by September 30, 2015 at
In spring 2016, the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) will meet in Hartford, Connecticut, for its 47th Annual Convention. Every year, this event affords NeMLA’s principal opportunity to carry on a tradition of lively research and pedagogical exchange in language and literature. Please join us for this convention, which will feature approximately 400 sessions, dynamic speakers, and cultural events. Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants may present a paper at a panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable. Full information regarding the 2016 Call for Papers may be found on NeMLA's website: 
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Sally Gomaa, PhD

Salve Regina University

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