CFP-The Worlds of V.S. Naipaul Panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

The Worlds of V.S. Naipaul Panel invites you to submit an abstract. This panel is a part of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

This panel seeks papers on V.S. Naipaul’s travel writing and/or criticism that extends the examination of Naipaul’s literary relationship to writers Charles Kingsley, James Anthony Froude, Anthony Trollope, and Joseph Conrad. Panelists might explore Naipaul and the imperial gaze; new perspectives on his views of colonialism and post-colonialism, migration, diaspora, slavery, and exile. Please send a 1-2 page abstract and a brief biographical statement to Dorsía Smith Silva at djsmithsilva@yahoo.com with NeMLA in the subject line by September 30, 2010. Please also indicate any requested av equipment ($10 charge if needed) and see www.nemla.org for more information.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
general_announcements
graduate_conferences
interdisciplinary
postcolonial
theory
travel_writing