CFP: Representation of Loss and Mourning in Anglophone Caribbean Women's Literature (9/15/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Joyce Harte
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Title of Panel:
              Representation of Loss and Mourning in
Anglophone Caribbean Women's Literature. Sponsored by
NEMLA Women's Caucua.

Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
Philadelphia, PA
3/2/06 - 3/5/06

Panel Description:
            While there has been much written about
loss and mourning in the literary and non-literary
works of women writers of Western cultures, there has
been relatively little study of this trope in the
works of women writers of non-western cultures. We
seek papers that examine loss and mourning, not only
as it applies to the death of loved ones or tragic
events in the public sphere, but also as symbolic
expressions of the loss of culture and/or identity, as
illustrated in the poetry, fiction and
autobiographical works of women writers of the
Anglophone Caribbean.

Send one page abstracts by September 15, 2005 to:
Dr. Joyce Harte
Assoc Prof.
English Dept.
199 Chambers St
New York, NY 1007

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