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