UPDATE: Transgressing Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Dialogues (1/12/07; 2/16/07-2/17/07)

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The deadline for abstract and panel proposals for the "Transgressing
Boundaries: Interdisciplinary Dialogues" Stony Brook Manhattan
Graduate Conference has been extended to January 12th, 2007.

Our keynote speaker will be Ralph Bauer, a visiting
associate professor at the New York University in the departments of
English and Portuguese and Spanish and an associate professor in the
department of English at the University of Maryland, who will present a
selection from his forthcoming work entitled, "A New World of
Secrets: Occult Philosophy and Local Knowledge in the Colonial

Lyn Di Iorio Sandin, author of Killing Spanish: Literary Essays on
Ambivalent U.S. Latino/a Identity, and an assistant professor of English
atthe CUNY City College of New York, will also read from her forthcoming

The Stony Brook Manhattan Graduate Conference, the longest running
interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes
papers and panels from all disciplines within the Humanities.

Papers might address but are certainly not limited to:

*Narratives of Dominance and Subversion
*Gender Boundaries
*History and Textuality
*Negotiations of Hybridity
*Post and Neocolonialisms
*The State of Theory
*Knowledge Production
*Politics of Translation
*The Transgendered Body
*The Image and the Word: National Narratives and Political Cartoons
*Popular Culture
*Drama and Performance Theory
*Trauma Studies
*Representations of Africa
*Hispanic Literatures
*Film Studies
*Activism and Philosophy

Those interested in participating should submit their abstracts to
Kathleen Hankinson and Rachel Walsh at englconf_at_ic.sunysb.edu. In the
body of the email, please include your University affiliation,
and whether or not you will require any visual aid equipment for your
presentation. If you wish to propose a panel, please include within
body of the email or as a word document attachment the abstracts of
those presenters who wish to participate in the panel. Abstracts must
be submitted by January 12th, 2007. Applicants will be notified of
acceptance shortly after the January deadline.

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