Labor and Migration in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas,
April 16-17, 2010

The Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas is seeking papers, presentations and panels from any discipline on topics discussing the peoples of the Americas and how they perceive/relate to issues of work and labor.

Possible topics include but are by no means limited to:

* Literature and/or Cinema And The Working Life
* Globalization And International Division Of Labor
* Legacies Of The New Deal
* Women, Minorities And Civil Rights Labor Issues
* Wage Earners, Unemployment And The Living Wage
* The Great Migration

Please submit an abstract of 300 words with a cover letter including your name, academic affiliation and the proposal's title. To encourage participation from all who attend, we are asking that all communications be delivered in English. The program will allow for papers of 20 minutes, followed by a period of questions. Submission Deadline: January 15, 2010.

The keynote speaker will present on the evening of Friday, April 16, 2010. Colloquium participants will deliver their papers on Saturday, April 17, 2010.

Christina Riley Brown
Department of English
Mercyhurst College
501 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16546-0001
Email: crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu
Visit the website at http://plato.mercyhurst.edu/colloquium/

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
general_announcements
poetry
popular_culture
religion
travel_writing