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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
Send comments and questions to H-Net
Webstaff. H-Net reproduces announcements that have been submitted to us as a
free service to the academic community. If you are interested in an announcement
listed here, please contact the organizers or patrons directly. Though we strive
to provide accurate information, H-Net cannot accept responsibility for the text of
announcements appearing in this service. (Administration)