CFP: Plantation America (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Matthew Lessig
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Call for Papers
Panel Title: Plantation America

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, MD

This panel invites papers concerned with any aspect of plantation and post-plantation literatures from the Caribbean to South America to the American South. Papers that address the legacy and significance of the plantation (as a mode of production, model of labor or racial relations, apparatus of colonial domination, site of creolization, scene of historical trauma, etc.) or that explore Plantation America as a model for transnational or hemispheric studies are especially welcome.

Send abstracts in body of email by September 15, 2006 to

Matt Lessig
Assistant Professor of English
SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045

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