“Panama in the Caribbean: The Caribbean in Panama”—13th International Conference on Caribbean Literature


The 13th International Conference on Caribbean Literature (ICCL)—Panama in the Caribbean: The Caribbean in Panama—will be hosted by the University of Panama, the country’s largest and most renowned institution of higher learning, on November 13-16, 2013. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2013.

Description: For this historic event, ICCL will assemble 150-200 scholars from a host of colleges and universities in Central America, South America, the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The hosts have arranged a unique program to interact with the Panamanian people as you explore important historical and cultural sites in Panama City, while you engage in lectures, discussions, readings, and performances by prominent Panamanian scholars, writers, and artists. Of course, you will be afforded the unforgettable experience of touring one of the world’s technological, commercial, and geographical wonders: the Panama Canal.

Although the organizers are particularly interested in Caribbean literature, presentatios may focus on any aspect of Caribbean culture. Papers and panels may be presented in Spanish, French, and English. Please send one-page abstracts as indicated below:

(French or Spanish presentations)

Dr. Jorge Román-Lagunas
Department of Modern Languages
Purdue University Calumet
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN 46323-2094
Phone: 219-989-2379 Fax: 219-746-9372
Email: roman@purduecal.edu

(English Presentations)

Dr. Melvin B. Rahming
Department of English
Morehouse College
830 Westview Dr., S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314Phone: 404-572-3607
Fax: 404-614-8545
Email: marahming@morehouse.edu

For further conference details, visitwww.icclconference.org

2 thoughts on ““Panama in the Caribbean: The Caribbean in Panama”—13th International Conference on Caribbean Literature

  1. Estimadas Ivette y Lisa,
    quisiera publicar un CfP para una publicación sobre el cine fantástico y de terror en la América hispana y España que estamos preparado entre la Universidad de Heidelberg y la de Siegen en Alemania.Lamentablemente no consigo otra manera de enviarles un e-mail. Por favor, ¿podrían contactarme a la brevedad posible?
    Muchas gracias y saludos,
    Maribel Cedeño

    1. Hola Maribel: Gracias por la información. Y ¿cómo te podemos contactar a ti? No encuentro un enlace a tu dirección de correo electrónico. Ivette

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