Labor and Migration in the Americas [UPDATE]

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 invites submissions of 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.

The event begins on the evening of Friday, April 16 with a reading by Mexican-American Chicana novelist, poet, short story writer, and essayist Ana Castillo.

Papers will be delivered on Saturday, April 17 in a colloquium style (only one panel at a time to allow for greater participation by attendees).

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: February 1, 2010.

Christina Riley Brown, PhD
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/

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