UPDATE: [American] Latina/o Literature and Culture Society: American Literature Association 2009, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

CFP: Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Association, 2009
Westin Copley Placeâ€"Boston, MA

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature
Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature
Association’s 20th annual conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston
on May 21-24, 2009. We are particularly interested in seeking out papers
that address the following topics:

Latina/o Writers and Canon(s). Chair: Roberto Carlos Lopez. rolopez_at_csun.edu
Spoken-Word Poetry. Chair: Elizabeth Jacobs. elj_at_aber.ac.uk
Any aspect of the work of Junot Diaz Chair: Alisa Braithwaite. akb1_at_mit.edu
Latina/o Children’s Literature Chair: Tiffany Lopez. tiffany.lopez_at_ucr.edu
Ambiguous Authors and Transgressive Texts (joint panel with the Circle for
Asian American Literary Studies). Chair:  Jennifer Ho jho_at_email.unc.edu

Those interested in submitting a paper should send a one-page abstract with
your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to the
appropriate panel chair

For proposals on any other aspect of Latina/o Literature and Culture,
please send them along with your name, position, affiliation and contact
information to Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at eliza_rodriguezygibson_at_redlands.edu

Final Deadline for Proposals: January 5, 2009.

For information about the Latina/o Literature and Culture Society, visit us
online at www.latinorolodex.com or contact Latina/o Literature and Culture
Society president Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at

For more information about the ALA and the conference, go to

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