We are soliciting papers which use the critical and theoretical methods developed for the study of postcolonial communities to study literaty and cultural texts written in English from the colonial and nineteenth-century periods of the United States, 1600-1890. We welcome submissions which employ all manner of method within the parameters of the "postcolonial": Orientalist, "Second World," colonial discourse, subaltern studies, diasporic etc. We particularly encourage submissions which engage Native American, African-American etc in addition to Anglo-American.
Proposed papers may also be considered for inclusion in a collection of essays in book form being assembled by the conveners. Please send a 500 word proposal and two-page cv to
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