CFP for 2016 MLA Guaranteed Session for Division on Victorian and Early-20th-Century English

“Air”

Literature/art/culture and the elements, climate change, weather, air-borne particles and biological contagions, zeppelins, balloons and early aviation, cosmologies and conceptualizations of outer space. Theoretical approaches welcome: material feminist, LGBTQ, phenomenological, ecological, Anthropocene, psychological, linguistic, global.
250 wd. proposals by 20  March to David Kurnick (dkurnick@rci.rutgers.edu) and Cassandra Laity (claity@utk.edu).