The 65th RMMLA Convention, Scottsdale, Arizona, October 6-8, 2011

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Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
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The 65th Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention will be held from October 6-8, 2011, at the Chaparral Suites Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona. The RMMLA is a regional subsidiary of the Modern Language Association (MLA).

Call for papers
Deadline: March 15, 2011

The session "Francophone Literature of Africa and the Caribbean" at the 65th Annual Convention of the RMMLA is devoted to Francophone Literatures, Cultures, and Film of Africa and the Caribbean.

Chair: Dr. Benjamin Ngong
Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA 17013-2896
Tel.: 717-245-1738

Topics include but are not limited to:

Sub-Saharan Africa Literature, Culture, and Film
Colonial and Post-colonial Studies
African Diaspora
Maghreb Literature, Culture, and Film
Creolité, Antillanité
"Littérature monde"
Feminist Theory and Women Writers
Migrant Literature
National/Transnational Theory
Oral tradition

Please, submit your abstract for a 15- 20-minute presentation (in English or French) with title and contact information to Benjamin Ngong,, by March 15, 2011. Final selection of abstracts will be made by March 25, 2010.