CFP: [Cultural-Historical] Race and Emigration in Contemporary Irish Art

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Crowell
contact email: 
crowelle@slu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

2009 MLA Convention, Philadelphia
Modern Language Association (MLA) / ACIS (American Conference for Irish
Studies)

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host the following panel at
the December 2009 MLA convention in Philadelphia. Please send 200-word
abstracts to Ellen Crowell (crowelle_at_slu.edu) by March 15, 2009. All
panelists must be registered MLA members by April 1st, 2009 to be included
on the Philadelphia conference program; all panelists must also be
registered ACIS members.

NEW IRELAND: RACE AND EMIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY IRISH ART Papers should
address changing representations of race, ancestry, nationality and
immigration/emigration in contemporary Irish writing, film, and/or the
visual arts. Of particular interest will be papers addressing the 2007
Doyle/Adigun production of a revised Playboy of the Western World, Roddy
Doyle’s recent collection The Deportees, and John Carney’s Once (2007).

SEND 200-WORD PROPOSALS BY MARCH 15, 2009. PRESENTATIONS MAY NOT EXCEED 20
MINUTES.

Questions? Please contact Ellen Crowell, ACIS Literature Representative
crowelle_at_slu.edu

Department of English
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO 63108

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches