CFP: Masks and Passing in African American Literature (grad) (3/22/06; 4/22/06)
Masks and Passing in African American Literature
Panel Chair: Valerie B. McKee
Call for Papers on Masks and Passing in African American Literature
for the seventh annual graduate English conference entitled
"Encountering the Text: Reading, Teaching, Theorizing, and Writing" at
Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT on Saturday,
April 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to, interpretations of
literary texts regarding themes of "passing," and the character type of the "tragic mulatto."
Panels will be one and a half hours long. Presentations will be 15 –
20 minutes long (papers should be 6 – 8 pages in length). A proposal