CFP: Region, Nation, Frontiers (2/14/06; 7/28/06-7/31/06)

full name / name of organization: 
dlpotts_at_ksu.edu
contact email: 
dlpotts@ksu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
REGION, NATION, FRONTIERS
The Eleventh International Conference on the
Literature of Region and Nation
28-31 July 2006
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Because this is the first time our conference has been held in the
United States, and we are meeting in Kansas, the heart of America¡¦s
farming frontier, we invite papers on topics relating to frontiers.

ƒu Regional and National Boundaries
ƒu Sexual Orientation and Identity ¡V¡V the ¡§last frontier¡¨ in the
human rights discourse
ƒu the Electronic Frontier
ƒu Redefining nationalism
ƒu Globalization, region and nation
ƒu Diasporic identities
ƒu Migration and shifting borders
ƒu Life writing and a sense of place
ƒu Cultural, ethnic, and religious frontiers

        Abstracts of 500 words (maximum) should be submitted by 14th February
2006 to
        Donna Potts
        Department of English
        Kansas State University
        Manhattan KS 66506
        dlpotts_at_ksu.edu (emails welcome)

Full conference fee (includes tours, evening reception, and weekend
lunches and dinners, but not accommodation): $200
Conference program only: $50

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches