CFP: Mixing Cultures and American Ethnicities (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)
The MELUS Panel at SAMLA seeks papers on "Mixing Cultures and American
In America, ethnic communities do not exist in a vacuum that precludes
interethnic relationships and influence. In fact, the United States'
ethnic variety has led to the creation and development of unique American
cultural ways within established ethnic communities because of this
crossing of cultural boundaries. This panel will focus on American
literature that considers the relationship between ethnicities and the
consequences of this interaction and of the shifting of ethnic boundaries.
A full range of approaches to and perspectives on the topic is encouraged.
Please send 200-250 word proposals for 15-20 minute papers to
hebertli_at_wilkes.edu by March 1, 2006
In order for proposals to be considered, please include the following
1.Your name and institution, as this information should appear in
2.Your address: street, city, state, zip
3.Your email address
4.AV Equipemnt Request
5.Panelist proposal, Session Title
Presenters must be current members of SAMLA by 1 May 2006. The SAMLA
meeting will be Nov. 10-12, 2006, in Charlotte, NC. For more details,
please visit http://www.samla.org/convention.shtml.
Maria Hebert-Leiter, MELUS Session Chair
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