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ACLA 2012 : Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future, ACLA, March 29-April 1, 2012

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Link: http://acla.org/acla2012/?page_id=568
 
When Mar 29, 2012 - Apr 1, 2012
Where Providence, RI
Submission Deadline Nov 15, 2011
Categories    literature   art   holocaust   culture
 

Call For Papers

Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future (A Seminar at the 2012 ACLA)

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012. Conference Theme: “Collapse/Catastrophe/Change”

This seminar welcomes papers that consider recent developments in Holocaust representation across a range of disciplines and spaces, broadly conceived. Possible questions to be considered include, but are not limited to: How are authors, filmmakers, artists, historians, curators, teachers, and others representing the Holocaust? What forms, approaches and strategies are used, and who is the intended audience? What claims to authenticity can such representations make? What relationship is there between Holocaust representation and contemporary culture? What distinct moral, ethical and aesthetic risks do artistic representations take, should they be managed, and in what ways? What relationship is there between representations of the Holocaust and representations of other traumas, atrocities, and catastrophes? How will the passage of the survivor generation affect issues of representation? How will future generations comprehend the Holocaust and its representation, and what are the implications for issues such as witnessing? This seminar will attempt to address these and related questions.

Please send any questions about this Seminar Topic to Amy Parziale at: parziale@email.arizona.edu

Please submit abstracts through the ACLA website:
http://acla.org/acla2012/?page_id=45
Be sure to select "Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future" as the Seminar for your individual paper.
250-word paper proposals will be accepted through November 15th, 2011.
Please review your information carefully before you submit.

PLEASE NOTE: As a participant, you agree to:
1. Be current in my ACLA membership by 1 March 2012 and registered for the conference by 15 March.
2. Reply promptly to all requests for information from my seminar organizer and the ACLA Secretariat, including requests for final program copy.
3. Attend all sessions of my seminar.
4. Notify the Secretariat immediately if for some reason I am not able to attend the conference.
5. Communicate all special requests to both my seminar organizer and the Secretariat so as to ensure that they are considered.

With any questions about your submission, please contact: info@acla.org

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