CFP: Post-1900 American Literature (3/10/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Jean Griffith
contact email: 
jeangriffith@cox.net

Post-1900 American literature: Rounding Up the Marginalized
South Central Modern Language Convention, Fort Worth, TX, October 26-28,
2006.

The 2006 session on Post-1900 American literature will interpret the
theme of the South Central Modern Language Convention, "Cultural
Roundup," in the law-enforcement sense. Submissions are invited for
15-minute papers that examine twentieth-century American literature's
engagements with mass arrests, forced removals, investigations, and
incarcerations of groups such as Native Americans, Civil Rights
activists, Japanese Americans, immigrants, those protesting (or accused
of agitating against) particular economic, social, or political
conditions, etc. 200-word abstract should be submitted electronically
(as a Word attachment) to jeangriffith_at_cox.net by 10 March 2006.
Jean Griffith
Department of English
Oklahoma State University

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond