PAMLA 2014: "The New Italians: Migrant Stories in Literature and Film-- deadline is May 15!

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Dear Colleagues,
The deadline for submitting your paper proposal is approaching!

Please consider and feel free to disseminate the following Call for Papers for the upcoming PAMLA Conference (Riverside, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014). The deadline is May 15. Please go to for instructions on how to submit your proposal online.

Special Session
"The New Italians: Migrant Stories in Literature and Film"
In recent years Italy has acquired a heterogeneous population that has become the centre of political manipulations but also of artistic expressions by Italian authors and migrants alike. This session invites critical reflections on literary and cinematic expressions by or about the new Italians. Comparative approaches are also welcome.

Chair and Organizer: Enrico Vettore, California State Long Beach
Clorinda Donato, Ph.D.
The George L. Graziadio Chair of Italian Studies
California State University, Long Beach

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