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The Dislocation of Culture: Postcolonial Literature and Cultural Theory
Long Beach, CA, March 2001


Call for Papers

"THE DISLOCATION OF CULTURE:
POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE AND CULTURAL THEORY"

36th ANNUAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE CONFERENCE
MARCH 15-16, 2001

Department of Comparative Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach


GUEST SPEAKER: DR. TRINH MINH HA, UC BERKELEY

ACADEMIC PAPERS ARE INVITED ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

Negritude, Negrismo, Indigenism, and Post-Colonial Discourse
Women Writers and Post-colonial Discourse
Language and Duality in American Literature
Autobiographical Fiction and Diaspora
Caribbean and Latin American Spaces
The Creole: Define, Debated, and Developed
Creolization and Resistance in New World and Third World Literature
Transnationalism
Cultural Colonialism
The Post-colonial Canon
New World Orders
Nationalism and Neo-Colonialism
Frontiers and Borders
Hybridity and Identity
Globalization and Its Discontents
Subaltern Literature
Homeland and Exile
Cultural Geography
Postmodernism vs. Post-colonialism
Cultural Theory Applied: Literature and the Other Arts
Post-colonial Discourse Before the Twentieth Century

PAPERS SHOULD NOT EXCEED TWENTY MINUTES IN LENGTH. PLEASE SEND A ONE PAGE
ABSTRACT TO CHARLES JERNIGAN, CHAIR, DEPT. OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND
CLASSICS, POSTMARKED BY DEC. 15, 2000.

Department of Comparative Literature and Classics
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840
USA

Any e-mails regarding the conference can be addressed to Lisa Behrendt at
behrendl@csulb.edu