CFP: Ambiguous Adventure of Modernity: Kane's Work and Global Questions of Identity (8/15/06; 10/6/06-10/7/06)

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        A conference on the Senegalese writer Cheikh Hamidou Kane will be held at
Princeton University on October 6 and 7 2006.
        Kane's work provides an exciting opportunity to inquire into the
intersections of identity, difference, and modernity, as they unfold in our
world today. Submissions on all aspects of Kane's work as well as on the
broader questions his writing and cultural engagement stimulate are welcome.
Please send paper titles and abstracts of no more than 250 words to the
email addresses listed below. The deadline for submission of abstracts is
August 15 2006.
        Cheikh Hamidou Kane has generously agreed to be our guest of honour.
Selected contributions to the conference may be published.
        Please send all submissions in the body of an email message to BOTH and

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