FW: UPDATE: The Multicultural South (grad) (1/15/01; 3/30/01)
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From: GAMS UGA [mailto:gamsuga@...]
Sent: Friday, December 15, 2000 2:04 PM
Subject: UPDATE: The Multicultural South (grad) (1/15/01; 3/30/01)
*************Please note: 1) deadline extended until
Jan. 15, 2001 and 2) new featured
Please pass this along to interested graduate students
in your department
The Graduate Association of Multicultural Studies at
the University of Georgia invites submissions for an
upcoming one day conference entitled, "The
Multicultural South: A Graduate Student Conference" to
be held March 30, 2001. Graduate students from a
variety of disciplines, including Literary Theory and
Linguistics, History, and Education, are encouraged to
submit papers that explore multiculturalism in the
South from diverse perspectives.
Although the primary focus of the conference will be
multicultural studies in the South, papers examining
all areas of multicultural study are welcome. We are
especially interested in submissions that demonstrate
an interdisciplinary approach. Presenters might
consider the following areas of interest:
-Technology and multiculturalism
-Native American studies
-Latin American Studies
-African American studies
-Asian American Studies
-Gay and Lesbian Studies
Our featured speaker will be Professor Ella Habiba
Shohat, a writer, curator, and activist who has
published and lectured nationally and internationally.
She is the author of Israeli Cinema: East/West and the
Politics of Representation (University of Texas Press,
1989) and the co-author (with Robert Stam) of
Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the
Media (Routledge, 1994) winner of the Katherine Kovacs
Singer best film book award (1994).
She has co-edited Dangerous Liaisons: Gender, Nation
and Postcolonial Reflections (University of Minnesota
Press, 1997) and is the editor of Talking Visions:
Multicultural Feminism in a Transnational Age
(forthcoming from MIT Press and the New Museum).
Deadline for submission of 300-400 word abstracts:
***extended until January 15, 2001***
Abstracts can be submitted via e-mail to the following
You can either send an attachment or send your
in the body of an e-mail message.
Or, you can submit your abstract in hard copy, along
with a copy on disk (PC please) to the following
c/o Valerie Frazier
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
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