CFP: Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)
Final call for submissions for the following panel of the annual Northeast Modern Language Association conference:
Cultural Exchange in Native and European American Literatures
How have Native and European American writers negotiated the contact zone? Papers from all periods and genres in American literature are invited. Possible topics might include transculturation, assimilation, hybridity and cultural difference; accounts of captivity, colonization and sovereignty; examples of performing identity and "playing Indian;" sites of translation and cultural (mis)representation; issues of redaction, voice, authority and textual mediation.
Please send abstracts of no more than 500 words as a Word attachment to John Kucich at jkucich_at_bridgew.edu.
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