CFP: Variations on Blackness (12/15/05; 3/30/06-4/1/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Halloran, Vivian
contact email: 
vhallora@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (12/15/2006; 03/2006-04/01/2006)

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Indiana University-Bloomington will host an international,
interdisciplinary conference titled, "Variations on Blackness:
Race-Making in the Americas and the World" from March 30th to April
1st, 2006 in Bloomington, Indiana. We invite proposals for both panels
and individual papers that address any issue related to blackness in a
global or comparative context including, but not limited to:

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*Race-making and blackness

*Blackness in a European context

*Visual depictions of blackness

*International performance of blackness

*Blackness and the museum

*Blackness within the African diaspora

*Legal constructions of blackness

*Blackness and the problem of history

*Afro-Latino/a or Black European consciousness

*Dance and the black body

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For more information on the conference, visit our website at:
www.variations.indiana.edu

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All submissions should consist of a 250 word abstract including the
title of the paper and the institutional contact information of the
participant. Full panel proposals are also acceptable. Submission
Deadline: December 15, 2005

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Please submit all conference proposals to:

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Professors Vivian N. Halloran and Matt Guterl at: vob_at_indiana.edu

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Vivian Nun Halloran

Assistant Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Comparative Literature

Indiana University

Ballantine Hall 904

Bloomington, IN 47405

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cfp categories: 
ethnicity_and_national_identity