Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Talk by Dr. Valérie Loichot (Emory University): Caribbean Writing Within and Without the Colonial Mouth

March 17th, 2011
4 p.m.

Location
Newcomb Hall 316A

Dr. Valérie Loichot of Emory University will present a talk entitled, “Caribbean Writing Within and Without the Colonial Mouth.”
Dr. Loichot is the author of _Orphan Narratives: The Postplantation Literature of Faulkner, Glissant, Morrison, and Saint-John Perse _. A reception will follow.
This event is presented by the department of French and Italian. For more information, please call 865-5115.

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Latin American Graduate Oraganization (LAGO) 2018 Conference: Call for Proposals

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The Latin American Graduate Organization will be hosting its 2018 Latin American Studies Conference titled Thinking of the Future: Expanding the possible in the Americas (Pensando en el porvenir: Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas) February 23 – 25, 2018, at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

This year, the conference topic is meant to challenge academics and activists to move beyond critiques and recommendations of how to address modern days issues, and instead articulate a vision of and for the future.

The LAGO Conference welcomes all disciplines and all approaches, as long as the project attempts to grapple with the idea of building something better. This is a Latin American Studies Conference, but creative writers, journalists, artists, performers, organizers, lawyers and healthcare providers as well as graduate students and other academics are welcome. Proposals are accepted in Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and English.

Deadlines: Abstracts of papers and projects are due November 25, 2017. Abstracts of papers or project descriptions must not exceed 300 words.

Please contact lago.tulane@gmail.com with questions. For more information, visit the official conference website.