CFP: [Theatre] Postcolonial Drama and Theatre (9/15/07; NEMLA, 04/10/08-04/13/08)

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Kyounghye Kwon
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Call for Papers
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

Postcolonial Drama and Theatre

This panel welcomes abstracts on any aspect of postcolonial drama, theatre, and performance.
Despite the much-discussed theories (such as Frantz Fanon’s and Homi Bhabha’s) about performing
colonial and postcolonial identities, drama/theatre has been underrepresented in Postcolonial
Studies. This panel seeks to create dialogue among those interested in both postcolonialism and
drama/theatre. Papers could be related to any ethnic, racial, or national fields, and could deal with
such issues and methodologies as: politics, identity, genre, transnational/international,
performance theories, history, historiography, race, class, gender, nationalism, etc. Please send
300-word abstracts or proposals by email attachment to Kyounghye Kwon at by
September 15, 2007.

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