Papers are invited for a panel exploring "Intersections between Orality and Postcolonial Theory" at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Northeast MLA in Boston, MA.
Papers on any aspect of orality as it relates to postcolonial theory: oral history, folklore, mythology, jokes, riddles, poetry slams, literacy studies, performance studies, second-language studies. How does postcolonial theory complicate thinking about orality? And how does orality complicate thinking about postcolonial theory? Please send abstracts of 250-500 words and a brief bio BY SEPTEMBER 15, 2008 to Pamela Haji at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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