Red River Conference on World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
North Dakota State University
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE FOURTEENTH ANNUAL
RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE

APRIL 8 – 10, 2011
NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA

Constructing Conflict: Adversaries, Antagonists,
Enemies, and Opponents

We invite papers and panel proposals on topics that explore the dynamics of identity and conflict as well as their many manifestations across classes, cultures, kingdoms, sects, societies, families, and nations.

Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:

Relationships of Conflict, Feuds, Rows, Duels, Affairs d’honneur, Creatures, Beasts, Gods and Demons, Monsters, Ogres, Trolls, Fiends, Spooks and Specters, Colonialism, Nationalism and Revolution, Post-colonial identity, Alien Opposition, World Wars and Wars of the Worlds, Heroes and Villains, Quests, Pilgrimages, Odysseys, and Paths of Hardship, ...

While we are particularly interested in proposals that address the conference theme, papers and panels on all aspects of world literature will be considered.

Individual presenters should submit a 250-word abstract, including name, complete mailing address, and e-mail address. Proposals for panels must include an abstract for each presenter, as well as names, addresses and e-mail addresses of each participant. Abstracts submitted as e-mail attachments in Word or Word Perfect are preferred but hard copies will also be accepted.

Submissions must be received by December 6, 2010.

Address all submissions or inquiries to:

Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

Carlos Hawley, Coordinator
Red River Conference on World Literature#2345
PO Box 6050
Department of Modern Languages
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58105-6050

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
postcolonial