[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (May 15 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
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A number of approved sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University) have extended their deadlines for paper proposals. You now have until May 15 to submit to these sessions. Please use the online submissions system to propose a paper: http://www.pamla.org/2012/

Open sessions include:

African Migration to Spain
Beatles as Literature
Beowulf and Related Topics
Building Communities through Food: From Culinary Impact of Immigrant Communities to Social Media
Chaucer and Related Topics
Critical Theory
French/Francophone Gastronomy & Culture--Gastronomie et culture française/francophone
Haiti: From Pre-Columbian to Independence
Hybrid Genres: Asia
Inter-examinations of Captivity and Slave Narratives (Sponsored by the Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers)
Marriage à la mode: Marriage in the 20th Century
Medieval Migrations
Migrants on a Mission
Migration, Immigration, and Movement in the Pacific Northwest
Modern Austrian Literature
Moving Children
Oceanic Literatures and Cultures
Re-Examining Modernism in East Asia
Revisiting Latin American modernismo: Poetry and Philosophy
Rhetorical Approaches to Literature
Scandinavian Literature
Shakespeare's Roman and Classical Plays
Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights
Teaching Form and Meter: Prosody and Fixed Forms in the Classroom
Television Studies: Of Taboo and Trauma
Visual Culture in Contemporary China
Wide Open Spaces
Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay