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>From: "Merideth, Aaron James" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)
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>February 22-24, 2007.  Questioning Colonialism. 
>The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and 
>Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the 
>University of Miami invites abstracts for papers 
>on topics dealing with colonization and its 
>aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, 
>and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous 
>cultures and their reaction to colonization; 
>navigation; cartography; visual and literary 
>representations of the colonized and the 
>colonizing; the transformation of European world 
>views; and the effects of empire in North and 
>South America. We welcome a variety of 
>conceptual and methodological approaches.  Two 
>major keynote speakers have been invited: Rolena 
>Adorno, Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Spanish 
>and Portuguese Literature and Chair of the 
>Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Yale 
>University; and Karen Kupperman, Silver 
>Professor of History, New York University. 
>Please send a one-page abstract and CV to 
>[log in to unmask] no later than Oct!
>  ober 15, 2006.  Co-Organizers: Viviana Daz 
>Balsera, Modern Languages and Literatures; and 
>Richard Godbeer, History.
>
>
>Sincerely,
>Aaron J. Merideth
>Staff Associate
>Foreign Languages and Literatures
>College of Arts and Sciences
>University of Miami
>P.O. Box 248093
>Coral Gables, FL  33124-2074
>TEL-(305) 284-5585
>FAX-(305) 284-2068

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