CFP: 3 Postcolonial Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth DeLoughrey
contact email: 
emd23@cornell.edu

   CFP for 3 Panels coordinated by the new MLA Postcolonial Studies
Division:

  Postcolonial Studies: Reflective Assessments
  Inaugurating the MLA's new Postcolonial Studies Division, a panel to
review postcolonialism's transformation of literary studies since 1983.
500-word proposals and 2-page CVs by 15 March to David Chioni Moore.
[mooredc_at_macalester.edu]

  Postcolonial Environments
  How do postcolonial literatures and cultures inscribe nonhuman alterity?
Topics might include ecology, sustainability, human and nonhuman relations,
ecocriticism, ethics, biopolitics, planetarity. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by 15 March to Elizabeth DeLoughrey. [emd23_at_cornell.edu]

  Religion and Postcolonial Literature
  Possible topics: aesthetics and religion, atheism, apostasy, conversion,
fundamentalism, mystery, sacred space, secularism. 500-word proposals and
2-page CVs by March 15 to Deepika Bahri, with panel title in subject line.
[dpetrag_at_emory.edu]

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  Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Assoc. Prof.

  Dept of English, Cornell University

  2006-2007:

  Global Fellow, International Institute

  UCLA, 11230 Bunche Hall

  Box 951487

  Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond