Deadline for Submissions: December 31, 2018
THE GLOBAL SOUTHS
An Interdisciplinary Conference
April 4-6, 2019// The University of Louisiana-Lafayette
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Whether in the American or global context, Souths are the site of cheap labor, once exploited agriculturally and then industrially for the profit of the colonizing and industrialized and technologically advanced Norths.
—James L. Peacock, Carla Jones, and Catherine Brooks, “Gatokaca Drive,”
The American South in a Global World (2005)
The Global Souths conference is a three-day, interdisciplinary conference that aims to explore the connections between the U.S. South and the Global South. The South is more than place. It is a point of connection, a nexus of ideas transcending both geographical and ideological boundaries. We invite all scholars and graduate students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences to submit 250-350 word critical and creative proposals that explore humanity’s interactions with and responses to all aspects of globalization. Some possible approaches to this conference theme may include but are not limited to the following:
– Space, Place, and Globalization
– War and Revolution
The conference organizers welcome and encourage complete session submissions as well as individual paper abstract submissions. Deadline for individual papers and complete panel submissions: December 31, 2018. Submit all proposals to Programming Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for Graduate Student Travel Grants should be sent to Jeanna Mason at email@example.com.
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