CFP: Masks and Passing in African American Literature (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)
Masks and Passing in African American Literature
Panel Chair: Valerie B. McKee
Call for Papers on Masks and Passing in African American Literature
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
"Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing" at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to, interpretations of
literary texts regarding themes of "passing," and the character type of the "tragic mulatto."
Panels will be one and a half hours long. Presentations will be 15 –
20 minutes long (papers should be 6 – 8 pages in length). A proposal
for a paper should consist of a 250 – 350 word abstract. Paper
proposals must also include the paper title, and the name, day and
evening phone numbers, fax number, e-mail address, surface mail
address, and institutional affiliation of the presenter.
Please send submissions by March 22, 2006 via e-mail to:
mckeev1_at_southernct.edu as an e-mail attachment (in Word DOC).
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Received on Wed Mar 15 2006 - 08:29:09 EST