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20th Annual Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference

Call for papers

New venue: Curaçao, new dates: 22-24 March 2018

20th Annual Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference  (“Islands in between”) on the languages, literatures and cultures of the Eastern Caribbean

Foto © Aart G. Broek

Co-organized by the University of Curaçao, the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, the Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center, UVI, and the University of the West Indies

Suggeste topics:
• Reflections on Twenty Years of Eastern Caribbean Scholarship
• The Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the ABC Islands and the rest of the Dutch Caribbean
• Eastern Caribbean Drama, Poetry, Fiction, Cinema, Essays, Biographies, etc.
• Language and Culture, Identity, and/or Gender in the Eastern Caribbean
• Creole Linguistics and the Creolization of Languages in the Eastern Caribbean
• Art, Music, Dance, Cuisine, and Popular Culture of the Eastern Caribbean
• Eastern Caribbean Carnival, Religions, Other Performance Traditions
• The Environment, Tourism, and Development in the Eastern Caribbean
• Culture, Politics, Society, History, Law, and Economics in the Eastern Caribbean

Papers may be in English, Papiamentu/o, Dutch, Spanish, French, or any other Caribbean language and should conform to the allotted fifteen minutes of presentation time and five minutes of question time. Please submit your proposal within the text of an email and NOT as an attachment. Proposals should include: a short abstract of 250 words or less, author’s name and e-mail address, home institution (if applicable), and a brief biography of 50 words or less.

Proposels sent to: islandsconference@gmail.com

Deadline: 15 february 2018

Note: if your abstract was approved for presentation at the cancelled conference which was to be held at the University of Puerto Rico in November 2017, that same abstract is automatically approved for Curaçao in March 2018.

The UPR Committee: Profs. D. Kuwabong, N. Faraclas, M. González, R. Dupey, and R. Sander
The Curaçao Committee: Dean E. Echteld and Prof. R. Severing

on 24.12.2017 at 11:55
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