Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions (PAMLA 2017)

deadline for submissions: 
May 21, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Hankinson / University of Washington
contact email: 

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions

PAMLA 2017

115th Annual Conference - Honolulu, Hawaii
Friday, November 10 - Sunday, November 12, 2017

Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions 

 Presiding Officer: Stephanie Hankinson, University of Washington

This standing session invites proposals concerning any aspect of Caribbean Literature or Film. Topics that creatively engage the conference theme of "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing" as well as topics exploring interdisciplinary and transnational approaches to the study of Caribbean Literature and Film are especially welcome. Paper topics could include, but are not limited to: Caribbean diasporas, representations of race and gender in Caribbean film, narrating the nation, the afterlife of colonization, and new approaches to historicizing the Caribbean.



Proposals Due 21 May 2017