New MLA Permanent Forum in SE Asian and SE Asian Diasporic Literature & Culture

The Modern Language Association (MLA) has approved our proposal for a permanent Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies (CSLC) forum in Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian Diasporic literature and culture. All MLA members are invited to the first business meeting of this newly established forum at the 2018 MLA Convention on 4 January 2018, 8:45-10:00 p.m., room Clinton, in the New York Hilton Midtown.

CfP - MLA 2018 - NYC - Jan. 4-7, 2018 - Screen Arts and Culture - abstracts due March 15, 2017

Lois Weber's Shoes (1916) and American Naturalism
Forum: MS Screen Arts and Culture
This session will examine Weber's newly restored film in relation to American naturalism, early-twentieth-century consumer culture, the working girl, and sexual mores. 200-word abstracts, CVs by 15 March 2017; Rob King (

Son of Saul: A Conversation with Géza Röhrig

CFPs for 2018 MLA Convention_Korean Literature


Dear Colleagues,


Please find below THREE CFPs for the sessions that Korean Forum organizes for the upcoming 2018 MLA (Modern Language Association) Convention to be held in New York City, January 4-7, 2018.  The deadline for the submission is March 15, 2017.


Thank you,

Heekyoung Cho
Assistant Professor
Department of Asian Languages & Literature
University of Washington



Community in the Wake of the Social: Literary Insecurities in Modern and Contemporary Korea



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