South Asians in Africa [MLA]

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association National Convention
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

The South Asian Literary Association and the African Literature Division of the Modern Language Association invite papers on the following topic for MLA 2015 in Vancouver--

South Asians in Africa: the literary, historical, and cinematic representation of the experience of the South Asian diaspora in Africa. Abstracts (300 words) by 15 March 2014; Madhurima Chakraborty (mchakraborty_at_colum.edu) and Joya Uraizee (uraizeej_at_slu.edu).

cfp categories: 
childrens_literature
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
postcolonial
twentieth_century_and_beyond