Portuguese American Journal

Conference: Portuguese American Experience for the Classroom – Call for Papers

The Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies at Modern Languages Department, Rhode Island College, has issued a call for papers under the topic, A Portuguese American Experience for the Classroom?

The papers will be presented at a panel, at the 44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), scheduled for March 21-24, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, hosted by  Tufts University.

The panel addresses the identity of the Portuguese American experience from an interdisciplinary perspective. Does the Portuguese American experience, from literary typifications of the pioneer to re-signifying contemporary ethnicity in American culture, challenge or enhance the canon of high school and college curricula? What place does Portuguese American Literature have in the field of Ethnic American Literature?

Deadline for submission is September 30,2012. Send inquiries or 300-500 word abstract and short bio in body of email to Sílvia Oliveira, soliveira@ric.edu.   Abstract must include name and affiliation, email address, postal address and telephone number. Read more >>

Via Institute for Portuguese and Lusophone World Studies

 

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