Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2013

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Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
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Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard, Savannah, Georgia 31401.
Phone (912) 233-7722; Fax (912) 233-3765.

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 44th annual conference. Submit your proposal at

We welcome individual and panel presentation proposals that address Caribbean literatures in general, including—but not limited to—the following possible themes:

* Racial, ethnic, gender, sexual, class, and national identities
* Colonization and empire
* Nationalism and citizenship
* Hybridity, transculturation, creolite, and mestizaje
* Resistance and resilience
* Migration, exile, transnationalism, and/or globalization
* Travel and tourism
* Orality and the spoken word
* Intertextuality
* Diasporic theory and Caribbean literatures
* Postcolonial studies and Caribbean literatures
* Comparative literary, historical, political, or cultural analyses of Caribbean literatures

Submission Dates: August 31-November 1, 2012
For more information on how to submit, please see the full CFP at

Membership: All presenters at the 2013 CEA conference must become members of CEA by
January 1, 2013. To join CEA, please go to

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