UPDATE: American Indian Workshop (UK) (2/28/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Porter
contact email: 
joy.porter@reynoldston.com

Please forward details of this event to interested colleagues.

Many thanks.

 

I am delighted to announce that the American Indian Workshop Conference on
Place and Indian History, Literature and Culture to be held at the
University of Wales, Swansea 29th-31st March 2006
http://www.swansea.ac.uk/schools/humanities/conferences/american_indian.html

will now also include the renowned Acoma poet Simon Ortiz and the acclaimed
young Indian novelist David Treuer from Minnesota.

 

To learn more about Simon's work, please consult
http://www.utoronto.ca/english/faculty/bios/ortiz.htm;
http://www.uta.edu/english/tim/poetry/so/ortizmain.htm. To learn more about
David's work, please consult
http://english.cla.umn.edu/Faculty/treuer/treuer.htm and
http://www.granta.com/authors/78. It will be a delight to welcome two such
significant figures as well as to recognize the welcome number of Indian
scholars who have already signed up to make the journey overseas.

 

Happily, I am now also able to extend the conference abstract and
registration deadline to 28th February 2006.

 

I look forward to welcoming you all to Wales, (Please use this site to learn
more about Swansea and South Wales: http://www.welshwales.co.uk
<http://www.welshwales.co.uk/> - *There is a bus trip to local Neolithic
sites, Gower peninsular and beaches planned post-conference, 2.15pm 31st
March 2006)

 

Best wishes,

 

Joy

 

Dr Joy Porter

Department of American Studies

University of Wales

Swansea

SA2 8PP

j.porter_at_swansea.ac.uk

 
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