Childhood and Hybridity in the Literature and Film of Indian Diaspora (Deadline 15/04/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2013 (November 1-3 at Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego)
contact email: 
11sg28@queensu.ca

This panel will explore issues of childhood and hybridity in the fiction and film of Indian diaspora, looking at how childhood is represented and/or constructed at the moment of cross-cultural encounter. How are childhood and identity represented in texts or films whose child characters straddle geographical and cultural worlds?

The special theme for the 2013 PAMLA conference is “Stages of Life: Age, Identity, and Culture.”

Email questions or queries to: 11sg28@queensu.ca

Please submit a 250-word abstract and 50-word bio via PAMLA’s online submission form at: http://www.pamla.org/2013/

Deadline: April 15, 2013

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childrens_literature
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
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interdisciplinary
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modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
rhetoric_and_composition
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twentieth_century_and_beyond