CFP: Of Mice and Men: Animals in Human Perception (Puerto Rico) (1/20/07; CEA-CC, 3/29/07-3/30/07)

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College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
Spring 2007 Conference: 29-30 March 2007
"Of Mice and Men: Animals in Human Perception"
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

The CEA-CC Spring Conference will address the general topic of non-human =
animals in human perception. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers on =
cultural, historic, political and symbolic views and representations of =
animals in literature, film, beast fables, bestiaries, fairy tales, =
myth, folklore, religion, and societies.
The specific topics be addressed by the conference will include but not =
be limited to Cultural views of Animals; The role of animals in the =
Nature/Culture debate; Animals and Liminality; Animal Rights and =
Speciesism; Animals and Food; Animals and Gender; Animals and Race; =
Animals and the Discourse of Science; Fantastic Animals
Please send 200-250 word proposal to Vartan Messier and Nandita Batra at = by 20 January 2007. Proposals may =
be sent by
email as part of a text message but not as attachments. Presenters must =
be registered members of the CEA-CC at the time of the conference.

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