CALL FOR PAPERS
The First Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas
Topic: Women in the Construction of American Nations
Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pennsylvania
March 10-11, 2006
We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics related to women and nation-building and/or the construction/ revision/ promotion/ preservation/ transgression of national identity/ies in the Americas (including South, Central and North America, as well as the Caribbean). The word "nation" is understood as referring to any cultural, ethnic, and racial group that defines itself as a nation as well as to nation-states.