Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Zeitler / Texas Southern University
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We are soliciting submissions for a collection of critical essays on Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father to be published in 2011. Our purpose is to look at significant aspects of Obama's memoir, examining its place in African-American literary tradition and in relation to the relevant historical and cultural productions that inform it. Proposals / precis should be submitted as word attachments by March 15, 2010, with completed papers due by June 15, 2011, to:
Dr. Michael Zeitler
Associate Professor of English
Texas Southern University
zeitlerma@tsu.edu