CFP: [American] "Richard Wright at 100" International Conference, Portugal, 2008/11/28

full name / name of organization: 
Paula Elyseu Mesquita
contact email: 
pmesquita@ubi.pt

"Richard Wright at 100" International Conference, Portugal
Department of Letters, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
28/29 Novemmber 2008

To commemorate Richard Wright’s Centennial, the Department of Letters at
the University of Beira Interior, Portugal will host an international two-
day conference on (28 and 29 November 2008). The editorial board is asking
all those interested in participating as speakers to send an email to
pmesquita_at_ubi.pt as soon as possible. 250-word abstracts must to be
submitted by 15 July 2008, to the same email address. The invited keynote
speaker is Professor Maria Isabel Caldeira, renowned Afro-American
literature specialist from the University of Coimbra. The program includes
presentations by established Wright scholars from the States and several
European countries. The Department encourages diversified approaches to
Wright’s work (fiction and poetry) and life. Completed papers must be sent
to the same email address by 15 September 2008. The conference proceedings
will be published by the University Press of Beira Interior.

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