Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010)

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“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”

This session will explore and historicize the discursive tensions of 19th and early 20th century European and American representations of Polynesian and Melanesian culture and society in a variety of different narratives and genres.

• You do not have to be a member of PAMLA to propose a paper for this session; however, you must become a member by May 1 to be listed in the program.

• In order to propose a paper, please provide online a paper title, an approximately 500-word proposal, and an approximately 40-word abstract at: http://www.pamla.org/2010/proposals by April 5, 2010

For further information please contact Dr. Kevin Swafford, Bradley University at swafford@bradley.edu

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
postcolonial
travel_writing
victorian