"Inter-Examinations of Captivity and Slave Narratives"

full name / name of organization: 
Denise MacNeil for PAMLA

Please see the CFP below for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association). The deadline is May 13, and the topic has been broadened since our previous call.

The Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SCSSAWW) is looking for one more paper to complete their panel, "INTER-EXAMINATIONS OF CAPTIVITY AND SLAVE NARRATIVES."

This is a confirmed panel which will be presented at the 2012 PAMLA conference in Seattle on October 19-21. The panel description is as follows:

This panel requests proposals describing current examinations of dynamics, resonances and dissonances between captivity and slave narratives from all temporal periods and geographic locations. We have particular interest in narratives by women, narratives of experiences/events occurring in the American West and Pacific Rim, and/or narratives from racial and/or ethnic groups not commonly associated with these genres. Proposals of 250–300 words should be submitted via the PAMLA website at http://www.pamla.org/2012/session-topics by MAY 13, 2012. This panel is sponsored by the Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers. Please contact Denise MacNeil at
denise_macneil@redlands.edu if you have questions.