UPDATE: A Post-Colonial Nation (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)
(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6th and 7th 2007
Call for Papers: general topic, humanities and social
sciences University of California Riversideâ€™s
Fourteenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference
Abstract deadline: 2/16/07
Keeping with the theme of this year's conference, this call is for papers that address the topic of a Post-Colonial Nation. There have been multiple publications addressing reappropriation of the nation; however, the topic of this panel is how nations can be malappropriated, or, how can a nation's government be "recovered" and then used against its own people. Presentations that deal with films, music, novels, poetry, along with other types of media are welcome.
Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
â€œPlrand25_at_hotmail.comâ€ by February 16, 2007. Please put the text in the body of the message, not as an attachment.
We are pleased to announce that this yearâ€™s keynote speakers are Bonnie Zimmerman and Karen Tongson. Bonnie Zimmerman comes to us from San Diego State University where she is associate vice President for Faculty Affairs. She is well-known for her published work in Feminist and Lesbian studies, along with extensive articles and lectures on topics such as and author George Elliot. Karen Tongson is Assistant Professor of English and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. She has published essays on topics ranging from Thomas Moore's Irish Melodies, to dyke film-maker and provocateur Lynne Chan's JJ Chinois projects. Her current work focuss on emergent queer of color suburban imaginaries.
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