Redefining the American West
Las Vegas, NM, September 2001
REDEFINING THE AMERICAN WEST A SYMPOSIUM AT NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS UNIVERSITY Las Vegas, New Mexico September 14-15, 2001 We invite submissions for individual papers and panel presentations that examine the rich variety of western American literature including film, music, narrative traditions, and folklore. In discussion of these media, we would like to explore the American West as a cultural phenomenon. Possible categories include, but are by no means limited to: Native American Traditions and Tales Chicano Traditions Women of the West Literature and the Environment The Cultures of the American West Immigrant and Emigrant Experiences The Urban West Original and Creative Pieces Submissions from graduate students are welcome. Send abstracts of approximately 250 words to: Dr. Maria Jerinic New Mexico Highlands University 901 University Avenue Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701 USA firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submissions is April 1, 2001.