This panel seeks papers that address the political-economic engagement of the U.S. with different parts of the world that has re-nuanced definitions of Americanness/nationhood/ national belongings in narratives by American women of color from the Caribbean Islands, Latin America, South Asia, and the Middle East. The panel encourages comparativist approaches that read together two or more texts to chime on the possibilities of understanding the notion of the nation as a relational concept.
Please send 500 word abstract to dmgomaa@uwm.
Deadline: September 30, 2011
Please include with your abstract:
Name and Affiliation
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee with registration)