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>Subject: CFP: The Ecocritical Colonization of 
>Postcolonialism (10/14/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)
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>From: "Hans-Georg Erney" <[log in to unmask]>
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>CFP: The Ecocritical Colonization of Postcolonialism (10/14/05;
>2/24/04-2/25/06)
>
>Proposed Panel for the 15th Annual British Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies
>Conference in Savannah, Georgia, February 24-25, 2006
>
>The Ecocritical Colonization of Postcolonialism
>
>This panel seeks to continue the conversation between postcolonial theory and
>ecocriticism. Both theoretical discussions of postcolonial ecocriticism and
>case studies of ecological imperialism in postcolonial literature are welcome.
>
>The following questions might suggest some possible lines of analysis:
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>-	Beyond nonanthropocentrism: How can the interests of endangered
>	species be reconciled with those of endangered people?
>-	Island ecologies: How are the special 
>geographical conditions of islands
>		reflected in their societies, ecosystems, and literatures?
>-	Imperial ecology: How can ecocriticism provide us with a fresh look at
>	colonial literature?
>-	The war on tourism: What do postcolonial and nature-oriented writers
>	have to say about (eco)tourism?
>-	Bred in captivity: How are zoos, aquaria, botanical gardens etc.
>	represented in postcolonial literature?
>
>The 15th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference will
>take place on Friday and Saturday, February 24 ˝ 25, 2006, at the Coastal
>Georgia Center in Historic Downtown Savannah, Georgia. This yearÝs keynote
>speaker will be Abdulrazak Gurnah, novelist and Professor in English and
>Postcolonial Literatures at the University of Kent.
>
>For more information on the conference visit: [
>http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps.html
>]http://ceps.georgiasouthern.edu/conted/bcps.html
>
>Please e-mail a one-page abstract and a brief CV to Hans-Georg Erney at
>[log in to unmask] by October 14, 2005.
>
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>* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
>Hans-Georg Erney
>10 Ocean Avenue
>Salem, Massachusetts 01970
>E-Mail: [log in to unmask]
>

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