Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference.
CFP: Kunsttexte – Renaissance 2016
Publishing in the Renaissance – minor and academic publishers
This roundtable focuses on teaching and learning beyond the Anglo-American canon in non-Anglophone countries. English departments beyond the Anglophone center tend to restrict their curricula to what those in the center of the discipline might consider an archaic preoccupation with canonical writers and texts. This roundtable will explore the reasons behind the canonical focus, what’s at stake in broadening course offerings, and the effects of a globalized Anglo-American canon on disciplinary self-definition.
We invite papers for the Women in German-sponsored session at the 2017 MLA, January 5-8 in Philadelphia, PA on the topic of "Feminism and the Emotional Turn in German Studies."
Call for Papers