CFP: MLA Lit & Science Division (2011 Mtg)

The Literature & Science Division of the Modern Language Association (MLA) has issued this call for submissions for the 2011 annual meeting:

Reproductions: Eugenics and Genetics

Literary engagements with eugenic and genetic theories and practices. How do literary texts reproduce or rewrite scientific discourses of disability, deafness, immigration and ethnicity, disease, breeding? 250-word abstracts to  by 5 Mar. 2010.

Organizers of this session are particularly keen for proposals concerning disability studies perspectives and would love to hear from geneticists, genetics counselors, etc. who work on literature, particularly narrative. The annual meeting will take place January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles.

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