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>From: Tina Stavropoulos <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Spectral Identities, Landscape & Poetry of Resistance
>(grad) (1/7/05; (dis)junctions, 4/8/05-4/9/05)
>
>(dis)junctions: theory reloaded (april 8-9, 2005)
>Spectral Identities, Landscape & Poetry of Resistance
>
>This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be
>held at (dis)junctions: theory reloaded at the
>University of California Riversideís 12th Annual
>Humanities Conference on April 8-9, 2005.
>
>Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish wrote that ìpoems
>canít establish a state. But they can establish a
>metaphorical homeland in the minds of the people. I
>think my poems have built some houses in this
>landscapeÖ It is an unfinished voyage, and most
>Palestinians carry their land as they carry their
>luggage, because they remain in exile.î What role does
>landscape play in postcolonial literature? How is
>identity constructed and/or experienced within a given
>text/texts?
>
>Contributors are invited to submit papers on any
>aspect of postcolonial literature and theory which
>relates to the function of landscape. Potential areas
>of analysis include (but are not limited to):
>Ecocriticism
>Modes of feminist resistance
>Identity
>Historical Memory
>
>One page abstracts should be e-mailed to
>[log in to unmask] by January 7, 2005 (text
>in the body of the message; please no attachments).
>The submissions should be no longer than 250 words.
>
>For more information on the conference, please visit:
>http://english.ucr.edu/gsea/disjunctions/

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