CFP: Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions (grad) (12/1/05; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

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Geoffrey B Hill
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Border Crossings and Boundary Definitions
Postgraduate Conference, University of New Hampshire
Sponsored by the English Graduate Organization
March 31-April 1, 2006

Featured Speakers:
Donald E. Pease Jr., Professor of English, and Avalon Chair of the Humanities at
Dartmouth College
J. Hillis Miller, Distinguished Professor, English & Comparative Literature at
the University of California, Irvine
Janet Aikins Yount, Professor and Chair of the Department of English, University
of New Hampshire

A two-day graduate conference at the University of New Hampshire aims to explore
the theoretical and practical implications of border crossings and boundary
definitions. We invite considerations of, and variations on, this theme from
multi- and interdisciplinary backgrounds, from all fields and disciplines.
Proposals for papers or panels that deal with any aspect of the topic of border
crossings and boundary definitions are welcome. We especially encourage panels
organized around a theme that cuts across disciplinary perspectives.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

- Racial Performance
- Landscape
- City/Country
- National Borders
- Critical Theory
- Gender
- Transnational texts
- Postcolonial Narratives
- Memory
- Domestic space
- Border pedagogy

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Abstracts (max 250 words) for 20 min papers (or panels of three 20 min papers)
should be sent to:

The deadline for receipt of proposals is December 1, 2005.

Decisions sent by February 1, 2006.

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