PAMLA 2010: Nation and the Mother Tongue(s); abstracts 5 April 2010

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PAMLA Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U., Honolulu, HI)
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The shape of nationalist fervor is drawn against a background of coherent visuals. But what if the mother tongue speaks in pluralities at the very origin of the nation? This panel seeks to examine the role of accents, dialects, creoles, and multilingualism upon the national project, especially in (but not limited to) the context of francophone and sinophone texts.

This panel welcomes papers from a wide variety of disciplines, geographical areas, and scholarly perspectives. Please use the PAMLA submissions form to submit a proposal:

Abstract Deadline: April 5th, 2010.