Latina/o Literature and Culture Society at ALA Boston May 23-26, 2013. Deadline for proposals Jan 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association (LLCS)
contact email: 
erodri37@lmu.edu

The LLCS seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association’s 24th annual conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 23-26, 2013. We are particularly interested in seeking out proposals in the following areas/topics:

Children’s literature
Comparative Ethnic Studies
Globalization and/or Transnational Approaches

Those interested in submitting a paper should send a one-page abstract with your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at: erodri37@lmu.edu

We will also organize a Roundtable Discussion about Teaching Latina/o Literature, which seeks to bring together a wide range of approaches from: Latina/o literary studies, comparative Ethnic Studies, and American literature, among many other possible areas.
If you are interested in participating in the roundtable, please send a short (less than one page) description of what you’d like to discuss, along with your name, position, affiliation, and contact information to Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at erodri37@lmu.edu

Final Deadline for Proposals: January 7, 2013.

For information about the Latina/o Literature and Culture Society, visit us online at
www.k-state.edu/english/tgonzale/web/Latino_Rolodex.html
or contact Latina/o Literature and Culture Society president Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson at erodri37@lmu.edu

For more information about the ALA and the conference, go to www.americanliterature.org.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
poetry
twentieth_century_and_beyond