CFP: Zadie Smith (4/14/06; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters
contact email: 
walterstracey@hotmail.com

Submissions are invited for a collection of essays analyzing the novels =
and short stories of black British author Zadie Smith. The main focus of =
the collection will be to explore the various ways Smith approaches =
issues of race, identity, and post colonialism.=20

Suggested topics for discussion include:

Black British/British identity in a global community

Exploring Biracial identity in a British context

Interracial relationships

The utopian view of "race mixing"

A comparative view of post colonialism: immigrant vs. British born =
children

Cultural alienation and displacement

It will be important for the collection to include essays on as many of =
Smith's works as possible. Please consider Smith's short stories as well =
as her novels.=20

Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words

Deadline for submissions is April 15th 2006

Please send submissions to:

twalters_at_notes.sunysb.edu<about:blank>

or

walterstracey_at_hotmail.com<about:blank>

Dr. Tracey Walters
SBS 225
Dept of Africana Studies
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York, 11794

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond