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>From: Kelli Lyon Johnson <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Human Rights and/in Literature (4/15/05; MMLA,
>11/10/05-11/13/05)
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>CFP: Human Rights and/in Literature (4/15/05; MMLA, 11/10/05-11/13/05)
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>Abstract Deadline: April 15, 2005
>
>The Peace Literature and Pedagogy section invites proposals for the panel
>"Human Rights and/in Literature" for the MMLA convention in Milwaukee,
>November 11-13, 2005.
>
>Human rights has emerged as a global issue of increasing importance as
>bodies like the U.S. and the U.N. continue to oversee and participate in
>defining and enforcing an international vision of human rights for all
>people. This panel welcomes papers dealing with any aspect of human rights
>in literature and/or the classroom. Paper topics may include but are not
>limited to literature on the following:
>--> the internment of Native Americans on reservations in the nineteenth
>century
>--> the internment of the Japanese in towns and camps during World War II
>in North America
>--> the internment of Cubans in captive towns after the Revolution
>--> civil wars in Central America
>--> dictatorships
>--> the Islamic Revolution
>--> journalism as literature
>
>Please send one-page (300 words) abstract to
>Kelli Lyon Johnson
>Department of English
>Miami University Hamilton
>1601 University Blvd.
>Hamilton, Ohio 45011
>
>Virus-free e-mail submissions are welcome at [log in to unmask]
>
>
>Kelli Lyon Johnson
>Assistant Professor
>Department of English
>Miami University Hamilton
>1601 University Blvd.
>Hamilton, Ohio 45011
>513-785-3036
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>www.users.muohio.edu/johnso58
>
>What we do with our days is, of course, what we do with our lives.
>--Annie Dillard

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