CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

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COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

PLEASE NOTE: A CORRECTION HAS BEEN MADE TO THE CALL'S ABSTRACT DEADLINE: PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 12, 2011.

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2012 annual conference.

We look forward to papers that examine the condition of exile through its varied representations in any literature and in other genres. Themes may include, but are not restricted to: the aesthetics of exile, the politics of exile, ethnic and exile literature, nation/homeland and exile, exile and return, exile and trauma, exile and its discontents, exile and transgression, the pleasures of exile, women and exile, exile and the body, exile and the diasporas, exile and transnationalism.

We invite papers that explore exile as depicted in art, literature, film and other media.

Please send 200-250 word proposal as part of a text message and not as an attachment to cea.cc.conference@gmail.com
by 12 December 2011.

If you are submitting a panel proposal, please submit one abstract that includes all presenters' names and contact information. This single proposal may be up to 750 words depending on the number of presenters on the proposed panel.

All accepted presenters are required to become members of the Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association. Conference registration is included in the membership fee.