Sunday, May 20, 2012

Call for Papers: Re-visiting the “Nation” in Contemporary Narratives by American Women of Color (NeMLA Convention, Massachusets)

Post date: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Deadline: 30 September 2012

This panel seeks papers that address the political-economic engagement of the U.S. with different parts of the world that has re-nuanced definitions of Americanness/nationhood/ national belongings in narratives by American women of color from the Caribbean Islands, Latin America, South Asia, and the Middle East. The panel encourages comparativist approaches that read together two or more texts to chime on the possibilities of understanding the notion of the nation as a relational concept.

Please send 500 word abstract to dmgomaa@uwm.

Please include with your abstract:
  • Name and Affiliation
  • Email address
  • Postal address
  • Telephone number
  • A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For enquiries/ submissions: dmgomaa@uwm

Website: http://www.nemla.org/
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