Afroeuropeans III: Cultures and Identities - Europe: Out of Many, One People CADIZ, 28-30 SEPT 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeuropes
contact email: 
congreso.afroeuropa3@uca.es

Afroeurope@s/Afroeurope@ns is an international research and development group funded by the Spanish MINSTERIO DE CIENCIA E INNOVACIÓN, FFI2009-08948. The group is holding its third international conference in Cádiz, Spain from 28-30 September 2011. The venue will be La Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Universidad de Cádiz. This third conference will be a focus for the many strands of this dynamic field of study, and aims to include presentations on both established and emerging research areas of a trans- and multidisciplinary nature. We recognise that this field cannot be confined to traditional textual representations and forms of expression and so we encourage submissions from a wide range of disciplines. These may cover not only literature, history or sociology, but also music, the visual arts, popular culture(s), sports, religion, film etc. We welcome submissions dealing with topics that are cross-genre in nature and use different expressive media, which may tackle the following:

• The myth of ‘white’ Europe and perceptions of difference
• What is ‘lost and found’ in translation?
• Afro-Arabic Europe
• Economic crisis/ a crisis in the community?

Submissions that do not directly deal with the aforementioned topics will also be considered.
Presentations, which are not restricted to written academic texts, should be planned to last for no more than twenty minutes. The language of the conference for presentations will be English, French, or Spanish. We require an abstract of 400 words, and these abstracts must be written in the language of the presentation.
Abstracts for the III Congreso Internacional Afoeurope@s can be sent to the following email address: congreso.afroeuropa3@uca.es
Abstracts should be submitted by no later than the 15 March 2011.
The scientific committee will reply to all abstracts no later than 15 April 2011.
A full programme, including plenary speakers and all other participants, will be published by 1 June 2011 in our web page: www.afroeuropa.eu
A selection of papers and other presentations will be published after the conference.

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
rhetoric_and_composition
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond