The Departments of Foreign Languages, English, and The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York invite participants for the 1st Annual Conference on Caribbean Women Writers, “Transforming Silence: Memory, Remembrance, and Resistance in the Narratives of Caribbean Women Writers” to be held on Thursday, March 31, 2011. The conference will take place at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York.
All proposals must be sent online to: Meccaribbeanconf2011@gmail.com
The deadline for abstracts is January 15, 2011. Papers may be presented in English, French, and Spanish. Abstracts should be no longer than one page and must include paper title, affiliation, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Abstracts in Spanish, French, Creole, or English are welcome.
We are seeking scholarly papers about individuals spanning the Caribbean Region whose work focuses upon the Caribbean and its Diasporas. We also welcome graduate student submissions.
Maria-Luisa Ruiz, Chair
Marie Lily Cerat and Margaret Cox, Co-Chairs
Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
1650 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11225
Phone: 1.718.270.6247 Fax: 1.718.270.4828
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