CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth DeLoughrey
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   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. []

  Religion and Postcolonial Literature
  Possible topics: aesthetics and religion, atheism, apostasy, conversion,
fundamentalism, mystery, sacred space, secularism. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by March 15 to Deepika Bahri, with panel title in subject line.


  Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Assoc. Prof.

  Dept of English, Cornell University


  Global Fellow, International Institute

  UCLA, 11230 Bunche Hall

  Box 951487

  Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487

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