Minorities literature in southern China–cfp

MLA CFP 2020: Literatures of Chinese Ethnic Minorities in Southern China (Tang to Qing dyansty)

This panel seeks innovative papers on literatures of Chinese ethnic minorities in southern China. There were many ethnic minorities people in southern China including Miao, Yao, Zhuang, Dong, Dai, Muslims, and even Hakka. How did these minority groups compose literature in imperial China? How do these literatures imagine the world, imagine their ancestry, community, Han Chinese, and feature connections to the world? In what circumstances were these literatures written or performed? What role did adaptation and migration play in the writing and performance of these narratives and lyrics?

Please send an abstract of 200 words and a brief bio to Yuanfei Wang at yuanfeiw@uga.edu. The deadline is March 25th. Thanks in advance for your time and consideration.

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