8 June 2007

CFP - Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature (NeMLA, 10-13 April 2008; Buffalo, NY, USA) DEADLINE: 15 Sept 2007

Call for Papers: Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

Proposals are invited for papers examining postcolonial issues within Australian literature, such as hybridity, first contact, resistance, indigeneity, colonialism, imperialism, immigration/ invasion, national identity, marginalisation, expatriation and diaspora.

Papers that emphasize the postcoloniality of Australian literature are particularly welcome.

Please send 250-word abstracts, institutional affiliation and contact information via email to Nathanael O'Reilly at: nathanael.oreilly@wmich.edu

Deadline: September 15, 2007

Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
Email address
Postal address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any)

The complete Call for Papers for the 2008 Convention will be posted in June, 2007: www.nemla.org

Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA panel; however panelists can only present one paper. Convention participants may present at a paper session panel and also present at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.