ANZASA Biennial Conference

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Australia and New Zealand American Studies Association
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The Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association will be hosted by the University of Queensland's Cultural History Project, in Brisbane, Australia, from 3-7 July, 2012. ANZASA will again bring together scholars from Australia and New Zealand with colleagues from around the world who specialise in American Studies.

Keynote Speakers:
• Emeritus Professor Michael Fellman, Simon Fraser University
• Professor Paul Giles, Challis Chair of English, University of Sydney
• Professor Karla F. C. Holloway, James B. Duke Professor of English and Professor of Law, Duke University

Proposals for 20-minute presentations should include a title and an abstract of no more than 200 words. Panel proposals by two or more people sharing a common theme are welcomed. There is no over-arching theme to the conference, and the convenors look forward to receiving proposals that range across literary, historical, political, cinematic, cultural, and theoretical topics pertaining to American Studies. Proposals from graduate students are warmly welcomed.
All proposals should be submitted by 30 November, 2011, to
Proposals should include your name, institution, e-mail address, and phone number.

Conference Convenors:
Associate Professor Chris Dixon and Dr. Hilary Emmett