CFP: Representations of Feminities and Masculinities in Translation

Call for Papers: Representations of Femininities and Masculinities in

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution:  St. John Fisher College
Keynote speaker:  Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner, A Visit
from the Goon Squad

Representations of Femininities and Masculinities in Translation
This panel offers the premise that gender issues are abundant in
literary texts and merit detailed examination when performing the
transformation of a text from one language to another that is known as
translation. Issues may include the translation of representations
of masculinity or femininity, power struggles between men and women,
sexism, femininity, masculinity, heterosexuality, homosexuality,
homoeroticism or feminist translation.

Please send all abstracts to Marko Miletich, Hunter College, <>

Chair: Marko Miletich <>
Areas: Women’s and Gender Studies; Transnational Literatures
Deadline:  September 30, 2011
Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)


About Erica Mena

Erica Mena is a Puerto Rican poet, translator, and book artist. Pronouns: they/them.
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