I am seeking papers for the panel “Japan and America: Cultural and Literary Dimensions” to be held as a part of an international conference to be held in Beijing, China, May 27-29, 2006. The Conference in which this panel is involved is entitled “International Conference on Asian American Literature in the 21st Century.”
Topics will cover but are not limited to the following areas:
Japanese/American cross-cultural connections
Asian America and Japan
Japanese-US relations and Japanese American literature
Bilingualism and Japanese American Writings
Japanese Immigration and Immigrant literature
Colonialism/Postcolonialism and Japan/America
The Conference will be held at Beijing University of Foreign Studies, Beijing, China; Co-directors being Professor Wu Bing, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China; and Professor Guiyou Huang, St. Thomas University, FL, USA. This conference is the first major international conference on Asian American literature to be held in an Asian country, is planned for three days that include some sightseeing and entertainment. Registration fee is USD200 ($150 for non-speakers) that includes meals for the three days of the conference, transportation to tour sites, and entertainment.
Please send your abstract of 300 (maximum) words and a brief cv to Professor Tatsushi Narita, Nagoya City University, Japan at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 29, 2005.
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