CFP: [20th] CFP: Canadians Writing the U.S.A. (9/15/07; NeMLA 4/10-13/08)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Abele
contact email: 

Call for Papers

Northern Exposure: Canadians Writing the U.S.A.

a panel at:

39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

Canadians and Canadian authors have a unique perspective of the U.S.,
with their relatively free access to U.S. soil, citizens and culture
while maintaining their identity as outside of U.S. culture. While JFK
may have proclaimed, "Those whom nature hath so joined together, let no
man put asunder," the perspectives from this "marriage" are particularly
relevant at this juncture. This panel welcomes papers on Canadian fiction
that features U.S. locales and/or characters. Send brief abstracts in the
body of email to Elizabeth Abele, SUNY Nassau Community College:
Deadline: September 15, 2007

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 media handling fee)


The complete Call for Papers for the 2008 Convention is posted at:

Prospective participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA
session; however panelists can only present one paper. Convention
participants may present at a paper session panel and also present at a
creative session or participate in a roundtable.

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