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January 2001, Week 4


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Donald Larsson <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 24 Jan 2001 14:21:24 -0600
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The following CFP has extended the deadline for submissions.

Call for Papers
"El periódo de transición"
Time of Transition: The Boom and Beyond throughout the Americas
A Regional Literary Conference for Students and Faculty
Friday, April 6, 2000

You are invited to submit presentation proposals for a conference
sponsored by the English Department graduate students at
Minnesota State University, Mankato, celebrating the Latin
American writing movement (focusing on the years
1960-present).  We welcome proposals representing a variety
of responses to the literature and the culture it
represents.  Paper and panel topics may include (we welcome
any other suggestions):
        •       The Influence of the Boom Period on Post-Boom Literature
        •       Gender Issues in Contemporary Latin American Literature
        •       Gabriel García Márquez: Journalism and Fiction in Latin American Literature
        •       The Boom Period and Pop Culture
        •       Latin American Literature and Film
        •       Literature as a Political Vehicle
        •       The Boom, the Indigenista, and Folklore
        •       The Boom: Surrealism as Form and Technique

Individual presentations should be no more than fifteen
minutes long.  Panels will consist of no more than
three-four presenters, with time for discussion.  Please
include the following in your proposal: a title; an
abstract not to exceed 300 words per individual; and a
brief one-paragraph statement about the presenter(s),
including academic affiliation and email address.  Please
include audio/visual requirements for your presentation.
All abstracts should be received no later than THURSDAY,
FEBRUARY 15, 2001.  Notification of acceptance will be sent
WITHIN A WEEK OF RECEIPT of the abstract.

Submit abstracts to: Spring 2001 Latin American Conference,
English Department, Minnesota State University, Mankato,
230 Armstrong Hall, Mankato, MN 56001 Fax: (507)389-5362.
Or email: [log in to unmask]

Donald F. Larsson
English Department, AH 230
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN  56001

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