Call for Papers: Asian Comparative Literature and Film panel

Here is a call for papers for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association’s Asian Comparative Literature and Film panel! Sounds quite neat, so save the date!

Asian Comparative Literature and Film panel at RMMLA Convention

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, one of six independent regional branches of the Modern Language Association, is a non-profit, professional organization, established in 1947 to promote critical inquiry, teaching, and research in the fields of languages, literatures, and the humanities


Date: October 6-8
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2011

We invite proposals for papers that explore cultural, aesthetic or literary topics in East Asian literature, film and other media from an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural perspective.  Papers that are concerned with the movement of texts and ideas across borders or between East and West, as well as the translation of traditional literary works into popular literary or cinematic expressions, or the impact of globalization upon the dissemination of popular culture are welcome, but submissions need not be limited to them.  New comparative research on any period of East Asian Literature and/or Film welcome.  Please submit a proposal of no more than 250 words by March 1, 2011.

See the RMMLA website for more info.


Geraldine Fiss
University of Southern California
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Taper Hall of the Humanities 372
Los Angeles, CA 90089
(626) 500-6223

Alternate Chair:

Daisy Yan Du
University of Wisconsin, Madison

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