CFP: Plantation America (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lessig
contact email: 
LessigM@cortland.edu

Call for Papers
Panel Title: Plantation America

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, MD

This panel invites papers concerned with any aspect of plantation and post-plantation literatures from the Caribbean to South America to the American South. Papers that address the legacy and significance of the plantation (as a mode of production, model of labor or racial relations, apparatus of colonial domination, site of creolization, scene of historical trauma, etc.) or that explore Plantation America as a model for transnational or hemispheric studies are especially welcome.

Send abstracts in body of email by September 15, 2006 to lessigm_at_cortland.edu

Matt Lessig
Assistant Professor of English
SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045

For further information on NEMLA and the convention, please see the
NEMLA website: www.nemla.org.

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