international conference on caribbean studies UPDATE
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION EXTENDED TO 12/7/09
2nd. International Conference on Caribbean Studies (ICCS)
"The Many Caribbean's and the Bicentennial of the Continental
Spanish American Independence Movements
University of Cartagena, Cloister of St. Augustine
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
March 15-19, 2010
The main theme emphasizes, but is not thematically limited to the interdisciplinary character of the conference. We suggest additionally the following topics: Theory-critic production from the Caribbean; Regional integration with Latin America; Cultural and literary studies-a transnational experience; Andean/Caribbean socio-cultural dynamics in Colombia; Studies about art, including music and painting. Themes and critical approaches are not limited to these topics.
We will accept only one proposal for paper or panel per each author, in Spanish, English or French. The panels will be composed of a maximum of 4 presentations. Presentations should not exceed twenty minutes; the members of the panels and the session chair will rigorously follow this limit. Please send an abstract of 200 words or less by electronic attachment (Word) to: firstname.lastname@example.org (in English or French) and to email@example.com (in Spanish) by December 7, 2009.
FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO: www.utpa.edu/dept/modlang;