Sponsored by the MLA Forum Executive Committee for Dutch Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Modern Language Association Convention
5-8 January 2023
San Francisco, CA
Dutch Literature and the Rural Imagination
Papers will discuss the urban-rural divide in historical and modern Dutch literature. Connections with environmental literature, globalization processes, and the history of colonialism are very much appreciated. Please submit a 250-word abstract & brief bio to Nigel Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, 25 March 2022.
Working Conditions, Illness, and Wellness in Contemporary Dutch Literature
Papers will discuss working conditions in contemporary Dutch literature, related to physical and mental discomfort and illness. We are particularly interested in the work of millennial authors regarding performance culture, social safety at work, burn-out, etc.
Please submit a 250-word abstract & brief bio to Nigel Smith (email@example.com) by Friday, 25 March 2022.