CFP: [African-American] âRichard Wright at 100â - International Conference -11/28/08-Portugal

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Paula Mesquita
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To commemorate Richard Wright’s Centennial, the Department of Letters at
the University of Beira Interior, Portugal will host an international
conference on 28 November 2008. The editorial board is asking all those
interested in participating as speakers to send an email to as soon as possible. 250-word abstracts must to be
submitted by 15 July 2008, to the same email address. The invited keynote
speaker is Professor Maria Isabel Caldeira, renowned Afro-American
literature specialist from the University of Coimbra. The Department
encourages diversified approaches to Wright’s work (fiction and poetry)
and life. Completed papers must be sent to the same email address by 15
September 2008. The conference proceedings will be published by the

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