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Call for Papers: Exiles, Migrations, and Movements
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Exiles, Migrations, and Movements Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12, 13 and 14, 2012 University of Nebraska-Lincoln The Conference’s Organizing Committee seeks proposals for individual presentations and panels on aspects of Hispanic literatures and cultures related to the conference theme: Exiles, Migrations, and Movements.

4/20/2012
When: 4/20/2012
Where: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska 
United States
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Call for Papers

Exiles, Migrations, and Movements

Mid-America Conference on Hispanic Literature, October 12, 13 and 14, 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Conference’s Organizing Committee seeks proposals for individual presentations and panels on aspects of Hispanic literatures and cultures related to the conference theme: Exiles, Migrations, and Movements.

Abstracts of no more than 250 words may be written in Spanish or English and should include author’s name, affiliation, and contact information. Please submit your abstract as an attachment to machlunl2012@gmail.com.

We also encourage pre-arranged panel proposals around a specific topic that include 3 or 4 presentations. The organizer of the panel must e-mail machlunl2012@gmail.com the title of the panel, the abstracts of the presentations, and the names, affiliations and contact information of the presenters.Each presenter in a pre-arranged panelmust also e-mail individually his/her abstractand must include at the bottom of the abstract the title of the panel. We will be accepting abstracts from January 20, 2012 until April 20, 2012.

Potential conference participants will be notified by June 1, 2012. Please indicate whether you will need projector & screen for your laptop. For more details, please visit the conference web site: http://www.unl.edu/modlang/content/machl.shtml .

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Narratives of history

National identities and movements

Sexualities in exile

Literature as political resistance

Communities in flight

Comparative literature

Cultural movements

Social class and migration

Traveling

Concepts of exile

Teaching exile and migration

Autobiography and letters

Transnational identities and connections

Movements in space and time

Gender and/or race

Patriotism and the politics of culture

Aging in literature

Politics of migration

Evolution of characters

Metaculture: culture against politics

Globalization

Minority groups

New technologies and communication

Nomadism


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