This conference looks to explore expatriate literatures and their dislocations from the Medieval Period onwards in literatures in English. Possible topics might include but are not limited to:
Expatriate narratives of identity
Home and community in expatriate literature
Exile, the expatriate, and the nation (state)
The pilgrim as religious expatriate
Assimilation and the expatriate
Expatriate literature and form
Immigrant or Émigré?
Expatriate and Post-colonial theory
Proposals for 20 minute papers should be sent as an email attachment in .doc or .pdf format to email@example.com, and must include a double spaced, 250-word abstract plus a cover sheet with your name, university, contact information, and a brief biographical paragraph about your academic interests and achievements.
Dr. Lindsey Moore, presenting her paper entitled, 'Modernity at the Margins: Expatriation and the Postcolonial'
All proposals will be blind-vetted. The deadline for receipt is March 11th 2011. For more details please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/english/events/expat-conf.htm
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