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FW: UPDATE: The Multicultural South (grad) (1/15/01; 3/30/01)

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  • A.J. Wright
    fyi...aj wright // ajwright@uab.edu ... From: GAMS UGA [mailto:gamsuga@yahoo.com] Sent: Friday, December 15, 2000 2:04 PM To: CFP@DEPT.ENGLISH.UPENN.EDU
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      fyi...aj wright // ajwright@...

      -----Original Message-----
      From: GAMS UGA [mailto:gamsuga@...]
      Sent: Friday, December 15, 2000 2:04 PM
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      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:
      -Teaching multiculturalism
      -Technology and multiculturalism
      -Native American studies
      -Latin American Studies
      -African American studies
      -Asian American Studies
      -Legal Studies
      -Gender Studies
      -Gay and Lesbian Studies
      -Popular Culture
      -Comparative Literature

      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
      address: gamsuga@...
      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
      GAMS-2001 Conference
      c/o Valerie Frazier
      English Department
      University of Georgia
      Athens, GA 30602

      From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
      Full Information at
      or write Erika Lin: elin@...
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