Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance

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Northeast Modern Language Association, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

This panel invites papers on “Life Writing at a Distance,” broadly defining both life writing and “distance” as spatial/geographical or temporal remove: Topobiography; eco-biography; heroic memoirs; missionary and spiritual autobiography; letters and epistolary life narratives; life narrative of/in place; biography, memoir and autobiography in exile; expatriate memoirs; life narratives in travel and tourism; ethnoautobiography; migrant memoir and testimony. Please submit 300-word abstract and brief cv to Mary Goodwin, National Taiwan Normal University, profgood@hotmail.com.

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
general_announcements
international_conferences
postcolonial
travel_writing