>From: "Sylvie Ndome Ngilla" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Bodies in Motion, Languages in
>Motion: An Interdisciplinary Forum (1/31/07;
>CFP: Bodies in Motion, Languages in Motion: An Interdisciplinary Forum
>Call For Papers
>11th Annual Graduate Symposium in Romance Studies
>Friday, March 30 & Saturday, March 31, 2007
>Bodies in Motion, Languages in Motion:
>An Interdisciplinary Forum
>A graduate symposium co-sponsored by the Department of French & Italian and
>the Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Minnesota-Twin
>This symposium will explore how different fields of study are integrated to
>shed new light upon various aspects and components of bodies and languages
>in motion. This yearís plenary speaker will be acclaimed sociologist John
>OíNeill from York University-Toronto.
>We welcome proposals for 20-minute presentations in English that integrate
>literature, linguistics, cultural studies or any other discipline with the
>following themes and topics:
>ï Modern and Contemporary Bodies: the
>diasporic body, the racialized body,
>the modified body.
>ï Resisting Bodies: the martyred body, the tortured body.
>ï Protean Bodies: the hermaphroditic and other versatile bodies; the
>gendered consequences of mind/body interaction.
>ï Creative Bodies: performance, film, music and other aesthetic
>ï Expressive Bodies: languages in contact,
>language variation and change.
>The list suggests a wide array of topics, however, it is not meant to be
>exhaustive nor limiting in its scope. Submissions from all disciplines and
>time periods are encouraged. Abstracts submitted should be in English and
>of no more than 300 words accompanied by the title of the paper, name,
>academic affiliation, email address and any other relevant contact
>information. Abstracts must be sent via email to:
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>Deadline for submission: January 31st, 2007
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