Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2017
Full name / name of organization: 19th-century American forum
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MLA 2018 (4-7 Jan, NYC) The 19th-century American forum is seeking abstracts for a panel proposal on Debilitating Spaces. This panel will interrogate geographies of physical or psycho-social debilitation across the long nineteenth century. How did spatial configurations of race, class, gender, sexuality, able-bodiedness, and environment distribute and/or inflect experiences of debilitation? Please send an abstract, contact info, and a brief bio to Hsuan L. Hsu ( by March 15.