June 23 to 26, 2008
Life Writing and Translations
Call for Papers Deadline November l, 2007
The Center for Biographical Research and the International Auto/Biography Association invites scholars from around the world to attend the sixth IABA conference, which will be held at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.
The theme for this conference is Life Writing and Translations, in the widest sense of the term. We welcome papers dealing with the following kinds of translation, and others as well
- Linguistic-Accounts of language acquisition, and their relation to senses of identity, of relations with others, of community, of separateness.
- Immigrant life writing narratives, Indigenous peoples and life writing, Poly-lingual texts, polyphonic and heteroglossic, texts, the translation of life writing texts from one language to another.
- Generic-Life writing texts from one literary, artistic,disciplinary, technological, or rhetorical form to another.
Papers should be limited to fifteen minutes in length, to insure time in all sessions for questions and full discussion. Panels on a single topic and submitted together are welcome. Abstracts can be submitted by mail or fax to: IABA Conference Call for Papers , c/o The Center for Biographical Research, Department of English, 1733 Donaggho Road, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96822 USA Fax number: 1-808-956-3774 e-mail: email@example.com
Organizer: Professor Craig Howes
Department of English
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
1733 Donaghho Road, Honolulu
Hawai'i 96822, USA
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