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>Subject: CFP: Literature, Torture, and Human Rights (4/15/06; MMLA, 
>11/9/06-11/12/06)
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>From: "Song, Chaepyong" <[log in to unmask]>
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>M/MLA Conference
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>Chicago, IL
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>November 9-12, 2006
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>Peace Literature and Pedagogy Section
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>Topic: Literature, Torture, and Human Rights
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>Mindful of human rights violations and torture in CIA secret prisons in =
>Europe, Guant=E1namo, and Abu Ghraib, as well as in Sudan, Guatemala, =
>and North Korea, we invite papers that re-examine literary works =
>negotiating the moral and ethical issues surrounding human rights and =
>torture. Both theoretical and pedagogical explorations of human =
>rights/torture as re-presented in literature are welcome. We are =
>particularly interested in papers that complicate, with the help of =
>literature, our understanding of human rights as an international =
>language of ethics. We will also consider papers that examine the =
>relationship between human rights reports and their narrativity.=20
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>Please submit 1-2 page abstracts (email attachments) to =
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>by April 15.=20
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>Chae-Pyong Song, Ph.D.
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>Department of English
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>Marygrove College
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>Detroit, MI 48221=20
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>(313) 927-1435
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