Transgendered Oceania and Asia (Deadline: 5/4/2010)

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Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
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PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Transgendered Oceania and Asia

PANEL SESSION: Transgendered Oceania and Asia

I am seeking papers dealing with depictions and performances of transgendered identities of Asian or Oceanic descent. Possible paper topics may include investigations of: ancient or modern depictions of transgendered performances in religious, cultural, literary or film and visual media; transvestism in film and theatre, in the sex industry, politics, literature, sports or celebrity culture.

For those of interest in Transgendered Oceania, or on any other related academic study of interest please submit proposals online by MAY 4TH at The website also provides a listing of other panels that have extended their deadlines to 5/4/2010.

Tomoko Inoue Snyder
Department of Applied Linguistics & TESOL
California State University, San Bernardino

[PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.]