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Female Voices of Dissent in Italian Transnational Literature (NeMLA)

Organization: NEMLA
Event: NeMLA
Categories: Women's Studies, Mediterranean
Event Date: 2020-03-05 to 2020-03-08 Abstract Due: 2019-09-28

This roundtable will explore voices of female dissent in the literature produced by transnational writers. How do women writers, narrators or protagonists assert themselves when they are relegated to the confined spaces of their country of origin or that of arrival? What do their stories tell us about the nuanced nature of dissent? What challenges do women face when they denounce the unjust systems they belong to? How does their dissent revolutionize their communities?


This roundtable welcomes works that investigate the question of dissent as it relates to women writers, narrators or protagonists in a transnational context.




Lidia Radi