Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean (2012 RMMLA Convention) Call for Papers- Submission Deadline: March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Chantale Mofin
contact email: 

The session "Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean" at the 66th Annual Convention of the RMMLA is devoted to Francophone Literatures, Cultures, and Film of Africa and the Caribbean.

Topics include but are not limited to:

Sub-Saharan Africa Literature, Culture, and Film
Colonial and Post-colonial Studies
Environmental questions in African /Caribbean Literature and film
African Diaspora
Maghreb Literature, Culture, and Film
Creolité, Antillanité
"Littérature monde"
Feminist Theory and Women Writers
Migrant Literature
National/Transnational Theory
Oral tradition, etc.

Please, submit your abstract for a 15-20-minute presentation (in English or French) with title and contact information to Marie Chantale Mofin,, by March 1, 2012. Final selection of abstracts will be made by March 15, 2012.

The 66th Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention will be held from October 11- 13, 2012 at the Millenium Harvest Hotel in Boulder, Colorado. The RMMLA is a regional subsidiary of the Modern Language Association (MLA).