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>Call for papers on "Ethnic Studies in the Age of Globalization"
>Annual graduate student conference
>20 February 2004
>Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
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>The 2004 graduate student conference in Ethnic Studies invites proposals
>for papers related to the general conference theme, "Ethnic Studies in the
>Age of Globalization," and to questions like the following: How have large
>waves of international migration and travel affected the boundaries, or
>formation, of ethnic groups? How have comparative perspectives changed
>concepts of race and identity in a global context? How does our
>understanding of ethnic relations in the United States change when they are
>examined in global contexts?
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>The conference will feature four invited keynote speakers:
>-Sidonie Smith (University of Michigan) on the discourse of human rights;
>-Sara Dorow (University of Alberta) on the racialized political economy of
>transnational adoption;
>-Jocelyne Cesari (University of Aix-en-Provence, France) on the interaction
>of religion and identity in the construction of American Muslim identity;
>-Mayra Santos-Febres (University of Puerto Rico) on race and gender in the
>Spanish Caribbean.
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>The conference will provide an opportunity for scholars from different
>disciplines and interdisciplinary programs to discuss new and ongoing work
>on ethnic and racial difference.
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>Possible topics include (but are not limited to):
>-Globalization and human rights
>-Pluralism, relativism and the United Nations human rights agenda
>-Ethnicity and religion (e.g. the case of Islam)
>-Race and gender: case studies of their interaction
>-Ethnic difference: models of cooperation and conflict
>-Transnational adoption and other transnational/transcultural issues
>-Homeland Security: Immigration to the United States after 9/11
>-Aboriginal and indigenous cultures in the age of globalization
>-Bilingual or multilingual expression
>-Issues in language rights and translation
>-Ethnicity in visual arts and music
>-Performance/performativity and identity
>-Traveling cultures/the culture of travel and borders
>-Ethno-tourism, ideas and sites of tourism
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>Individual papers are preferred but requests for full panels will also be
>considered. Please send an abstract of no more than two pages to the
>Committee on Ethnic Studies at Harvard University <[log in to unmask]>,
>attn. Hua Hsu.
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>DEADLINE: Proposals must be received no later than 17 December 2003.
>Electronic submission of proposals is preferred.
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>Committee on Ethnic Studies <[log in to unmask]>
>Office for Undergraduate Education
>University Hall
>First Floor North
>Harvard University
>Cambridge, MA 02138
>Tel: 617-495-0450
>Fax: 617-496-3299:
>http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~cesh/index.html
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>Stephanie Macaris Alusow
>Office for Undergraduate Education
>University Hall, First Floor North
>Harvard University
>Cambridge, MA  02138
>Tel:  617-495-0450
>Fax: 617-496-3299
>Email: [log in to unmask]
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