CFP: Dominican Studies Association (6/1/07; 5/08)

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Hernández, Vice President,
  Franklin Gutiérrez, Secretary-Treasurer, Ana García
Reyes, Public Relations    
  At Large: Sarah Aponte, Maritelma Costa, Aida
Heredia, Sonia Rivera-Valdés, Silvio Torres-Saillant
  Managing Board
  Sarah Aponte, Sarah Brennan, Daisy Cocco De
Filippis, Ramona Hernández, Franklyn Gutierrez
   
  c/o Office of Academic Affairs, Hostos Community
College, 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY 10451
  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
  2nd International and Interdisciplinary Conference
on Dominican Studies
  Dominicans in the U.S. Prior to 1970 - Recovering an
Earlier Dominican Presence
  Dominicanos en los Estados Unidos antes 1970
  Dedicated to Camila Henríquez-Ureña and Tito Cánepa
  May 2008
   
  Abstract Deadline: June 1, 2007
   
  Description
  Competitive proposals will focus on the status of
one of the following topics prior to 1970.
  (1) Contributions to language, literature, cultural
studies and social sciences, (2) Pioneers of Dominican
Studies in the United States, (3) Emerging voices in
early contributions made to Dominican Studies, (4)
Engendering Dominican Studies, (5) Breaking down
walls: early research on gay, lesbian and transgender
contributions to Dominican Studies, (6) The
fatherland/la madre patria in the imagination of the
early pioneers of Dominican Studies, (7) Diasporic
Studies: An overview, (8) Dominican literature, (9)
Migration patterns from 1800-1970.
   
  Submission Guidelines
  Abstracts are limited to one page.  Each proposal
must include contact information for the individual
submitting the proposal: full name, title,
institution/company, mail and electronic mail
addresses, phone number and a brief biography (no
longer than 15 typed lines).  Proposals must be
postmarked or electronically submitted by Friday, June
1, 2007.  Notification of acceptance will be emailed
by Monday, July 16, 2007.
   
  Accepted abstracts will be required to submit a full
length paper by Monday, September 3, 2007.  Papers
that are presented during the conference will be
considered for inclusion in the publication of
conference proceedings. 
   
  Original proposals should be submitted
electronically to sbrennan_at_hostos.cuny.edu or mailed
to:
  Hostos Community College – CTL (B439)
  Dominican Studies Association Conference
Headquarters
  500 Grand Concourse
  Bronx, NY 10451
   
  This conference is being hosted by Eugenio María de
Hostos Community College of The City University of New
York (CUNY) and is sponsored by the Asociación de
Estudios Dominicanos/Dominican Studies Association,
the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City
College, Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en los
Estados Unidos, the Division of Academic Affairs at
Hostos Community College, the Latino/Latin American
Studies Program at Syracuse University, and the
Serrano Scholars Program at Hostos Community College. 
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