UPDATE: American Indian Workshop (UK) (2/28/06; 3/29/06-3/31/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Porter

Please forward details of this event to interested colleagues.

Many thanks.


I am delighted to announce that the American Indian Workshop Conference on
Place and Indian History, Literature and Culture to be held at the
University of Wales, Swansea 29th-31st March 2006

will now also include the renowned Acoma poet Simon Ortiz and the acclaimed
young Indian novelist David Treuer from Minnesota.


To learn more about Simon's work, please consult
http://www.uta.edu/english/tim/poetry/so/ortizmain.htm. To learn more about
David's work, please consult
http://english.cla.umn.edu/Faculty/treuer/treuer.htm and
http://www.granta.com/authors/78. It will be a delight to welcome two such
significant figures as well as to recognize the welcome number of Indian
scholars who have already signed up to make the journey overseas.


Happily, I am now also able to extend the conference abstract and
registration deadline to 28th February 2006.


I look forward to welcoming you all to Wales, (Please use this site to learn
more about Swansea and South Wales: http://www.welshwales.co.uk
<http://www.welshwales.co.uk/> - *There is a bus trip to local Neolithic
sites, Gower peninsular and beaches planned post-conference, 2.15pm 31st
March 2006)


Best wishes,




Dr Joy Porter

Department of American Studies

University of Wales




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