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CFP: Empire, Borderlands, & Border Cultures (11/1/05; 3/16/06-3/18/06)
full name / name of organization:
Arnold A. Schmidt
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CALL FOR PAPERS:
"EMPIRE, BORDERLANDS, & BORDER CULTURES"
In an effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary
Yen Le Espiritu. Department of Ethnic Studies, University of California,
Selected Publications: Home Bound: Filipino American Lives across Cultures,
Philippa Levine. Department of History, University of Southern California
Selected Publications: Gender and Empire (ed., Oxford University Press,
We hope that participants will address the issues of empire from
-- Diaspora, Immigration, "Crossing Over," & "Passing."
-- Ecocide & the Political Ecology of Empire.
-- Reverse Colonization: the Latinization of North America.
-- Imperial Borders & Language: Dominance, Discrimination, &
-- The Empire in Popular Culture.
-- Teaching Imperial Ideology: Empire, Education, & Children's
-- Borders and "Borders" -- Theorizing Cultural Connection &
-- From Hollywood to Bollywood & Beyond: the Empire on Film.
-- Home, Refugees, the Dispossessed: Migration, Place, & Identity.
-- The Border as Metaphor.
-- Constructing/Constricting National, Religious, & Ethnic
-- Imperialism & Visual Culture.
-- Theories of Empire: the Political, Historical, Erotic, &
-- The Imperial In-Between in Drama, Fiction, Film, & Poetry.
-- Transnational Feminism(s).
-- Dialectism & Resistance: Black English, Chicanismo, &
-- Technological Border-Crossings: Empire, Film, TV, and the Web.
-- Gender & Empire.
-- Cosmopolitanism: World Culture vs. Local Identity.
-- Imperialism, Philanthropy, & Aid.
Submission deadline: 1 November 2005. You may send hardcopies to
Arnold A. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Empire Conference Committee
Department of English
California State University, Stanislaus
801 W. Monte Vista Ave.
Turlock, CA 95382
One page vitas and proposals for 20-minute papers can be emailed
Located in the Central Valley, CSU/Stanislaus lies about two hours