PAMLA 2017: The 115th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association will host a special session on “Caribbean Literature and Film: Global Visions.” PAMLA 2017 conference will take place November 10-12, 2017, in Honolulu, Hawaii. The deadline for submissions is May 21, 2017.
Description: This special session invites proposals concerning any aspect of Caribbean Literature or Film. Topics that creatively engage the PAMLA 2017 conference theme of ‘The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing’ as well as topics exploring interdisciplinary and transnational approaches to the study of Caribbean Literature and Film are especially welcome. Paper topics could include, but are not limited to: Caribbean diasporas, representations of race and gender in Caribbean film, narrating the nation, the afterlife of colonization, and new approaches to historicizing the Caribbean.
Session presiding officer: Stephanie Hankinson, Department of English, University of Washington.
For more information, see https://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/cfp/2017/04/21/caribbean-literature-and-film-global-visions-pamla-2017 and http://pamla.org/2017/topics/caribbean-literature-and-film-global-visions