UPDATE: Black Diaspora in the South and the Caribbean (2/1/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Hoefer
contact email: 
ahoefe1@lsu.edu

Fourth Annual Conference of the Program in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies at Louisiana State University.
 
“Black Diaspora in the South and the Caribbean.”

Mar 16-17, 2007

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2007

Invited keynote speakers include:

-Jane Landers, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University
-Francis Abiola Irele, Visiting Professor of African and African American Studies and Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
-Ifeoma Nwanko, Associate Professor of English Vanderbilt University

The Program in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies at Louisiana State University invites proposals for individual presentations at its fourth annual conference.

Possible topics include:
-music & performance
-maroon societies
-religion
-storms and disasters
-folklore
-popular and material culture
-the plantation
-slave rebellions

1 page proposal/abstract and a CV of not more than 3 pages should be sent by Feb. 1, 2006, to Dr. Paul E. Hoffman, Acting Director, Program for Louisiana and Caribbean Studies, hyhoff_at_lsu.edu. Proposals for 3-4 person panels welcomed.

---Anthony D. Hoefer, Jr.Coordinator, Program in Louisiana & Caribbean StudiesGraduate Teaching Assistant & Candidate for the PhDDepartment of EnglishLouisiana State University ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List CFP_at_english.upenn.edu Full Information at http://cfp.english.upenn.edu or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu ==========================================================Received on Sun Jan 28 2007 - 15:01:12 EST

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