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CFP: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2022

Birmingham, AL
Organization: College English Association
Categories: Postcolonial, Hispanic & Latino, Gender & Sexuality, Literary Theory, Women's Studies, World Literatures, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2022-03-31 to 2022-04-02 Abstract Due: 2021-11-01

Call for Papers, Caribbean Literature at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203


The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Caribbean Literature for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

We welcome individual and panel presentation proposals that address Caribbean literatures in general, including—but not limited to—the following possible themes:

§  resistance: protesting injustice

§  equality: shifting perceptions of race, class, cultures, regions, genders, sexualities

§  discourse: employing rhetoric and argument

§  reclamation: spotlighting forgotten or unknown texts, authors, and cultures

§  physicality: placing the body/publishing the text in contested spaces

§  movements: challenging the status quo through ideas, genre, or form; migration, exile, transnationalism, and/or globalization

§  legitimacy: considering literature and the law

§  education: teaching empathy and dialog

§  individuality: combining the personal and political

§  nationalism and citizenship

§  hybridity, transculturation, creolite, and mestizaje

Submission: August 15-November 1, 2021

For more information on how to submit, please see the full CFP at www.cea-web.org

 

Membership: All presenters at the CEA 2022 conference must become members of CEA by January 1, 2022. To join CEA, please go to www.cea-web.org

Other questions? Please email me at Lxbarrio@ualr.edu.

 

Sincerely,

Laura Barrio-Vilar, Ph.D.

https://www.cea-web.org

lxbarrio@ualr.edu

Laura Barrio-Vilar