2009 International Conference at the Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University, "Mapping the World: Migration and Border-crossing, 17-18 October 2009. The inquiry into aspects of migration is to study the history of human experiences from a variety of perspectives such as ethnicity, race, nation, and society.
Topics of interest for the conference include migration and cityscapes; border and border crossing; the politics of frontiers; cultural assimilation and the politics of language; transformations of languages and dialects; language and nationhood; representations of the (im)migrant in literature and media; (im)migration and diaspora; travel and exploration; maritime culture, literature, and the arts; and nationalism, post-nationalism, and the (im)migrant.
Abstracts of 200 words in English or Chinese with the author's bioprofile are invited by 31 March 2009 to I-Chun Wang at firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences
National Sun Yat-sen University
70 Lien-hai Road
Kaohsiung 80424 Taiwan Email: email@example.com
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