CFP: [Graduate] Panel CFP on Race and Identity in American Literature for UCR (dis)junctions graduate conference

full name / name of organization: 
Alicia Cox
contact email: 
aliciamcox@gmail.com

RACE AND IDENTITY IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

Contributors are invited to submit critical works that examine issues
surrounding race and identity in any period or genre of American
literature, film, media, etc.

Potential topics include:

National identity, nationalism as race

Conjunctions/disjunctions between race, gender, and socioeconomic status

Constructions/constrictions of racial identity

Notions of race, space, form, and the aesthetic

The non-race: constructing, securing, troubling, and problematizing whiteness

The black-white dyad

Miscegenation: Mestizas, Mulattoes, and other Mixed-"breeds"

Multiculturalism

(Conflated) notions of whiteness, citizenship, masculinity, and heterosexuality

The hegemonic forces of racism

Internalized racism: self-hatred, self-destruction

Raced language: black English, red English, Chicanismo, and linguistic
minorities

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to aliciamcox_at_gmail.com by
February 15, 2008 (text in the body of the message; please no attachments).

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