CFP: Race and the Americas (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ladd
contact email: 
bladd@emory.edu

Scholars working in Latin American literary studies, North American =
(including U.S. or American) studies, and Island studies or creole =
languages and literatures are invited to submit proposals for 20-minute =
papers on the above topic. Possible approaches include but are not =
limited to the construction of race in Americas writing; slavery, =
abolition, and rights movements across the Americas; slave rebellion, =
nationalism, and revolution; diaspora and transculturation; =
hybridities/"purities"; creolization and Americas/New World writing.=20
This panel is part of a series of linked events at the convention on the =
topic projected to include a featured speaker and a symposium of invited =
scholars, as well as this panel.=20

Please send 300-word abstracts to Barbara Ladd at bladd_at_emory.edu or =
Department of English, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. Tel: =
404/727-7998. Deadline, March 1, 2006. Proposals should include contact =
information and a written request for AV equipment if needed. General =
information on the SAMLA convention is at http://www.samla.org.

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cfp categories: 
american