MONSTERS AND PROBLEMATIC IDENTITIES
The Medieval and Renaissance Student Association (MaRSA) of California State University, Long Beach is seeking individual papers as well as panel submissions for their graduate student conference.
The conference will be held at the Karl Anatol Center on the campus of CSULB on March I2th, 2020. Medieval and Renaissance monstrosity and identities. As an interdisciplinary conference, we welcome submissions from a wide array of disciplines focusing on the art, literature, and history of the period. Paper and panel topics might address issues (but are not limited to) the following:
Monsters es the other (theories of otherness)
Eco-critIcism and Monsters
Nationalism and Monsters
- Religious identity
Psychoanalysis (historical actors)
Medievalism Fantasy Monsters
- Werewolves (shapeshifters)
Cultural/Social Isolation (outlaw)/ Marginalization
Travel Literature, and Monsters
Colonialism/ Imperialism Trans-AtiaMic
PRESENTATIONS SHOULD RUN FOR APPROXIMATELY 15 MINUTES. PLEASE SUBMIT ABSTRACTS OF NO MORE THAN 300 WORDS ALONG WITH A CURRENT 1 PAGE CV BY EMAIL TO MEDREN.CSULB@GMAIL.COM BY FEBRUARY 6TH, 2020.