CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Merideth, Aaron James

February 22-24, 2007. Questioning Colonialism. The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Miami invites abstracts for papers on topics dealing with colonization and its aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous cultures and their reaction to colonization; navigation; cartography; visual and literary representations of the colonized and the colonizing; the transformation of European world views; and the effects of empire in North and South America. We welcome a variety of conceptual and methodological approaches. Two major keynote speakers have been invited: Rolena Adorno, Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Literature and Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Yale University; and Karen Kupperman, Silver Professor of History, New York University. Please send a one-page abstract and CV to no later than Oct!
 ober 15, 2006. Co-Organizers: Viviana Díaz Balsera, Modern Languages and Literatures; and Richard Godbeer, History.

Aaron J. Merideth
Staff Associate
Foreign Languages and Literatures
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248093
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2074
TEL-(305) 284-5585
FAX-(305) 284-2068

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