Re-visiting the “Nation” in Contemporary Narratives by American Women of Color, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
dmgomaa@uwm.edu

This panel seeks papers that address the political-economic engagement of the U.S. with different parts of the world that has re-nuanced definitions of Americanness/nationhood/ national belongings in narratives by American women of color from the Caribbean Islands, Latin America, South Asia, and the Middle East. The panel encourages comparativist approaches that read together two or more texts to chime on the possibilities of understanding the notion of the nation as a relational concept.

Please send 500 word abstract to dmgomaa@uwm.
Deadline: October 5th, 2012

Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

Check the following website for more information about the convention: http://www.nemla.org/convention/2013/cfp.html

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
ethnicity_and_national_identity