Intersections of Memory and Exile (SAMLA 2012)

Songs and stories convey the memories and values of a culture. Through oral texts, indigenous peoples have carried concepts of home, community, and spirituality, passing knowledge from person to person, creating a bridge between past and present. Many contemporary Native writers and poets such as Karenne Wood have built upon indigenous oral literary traditions to preserve and revitalize cultural practices and values.

With the special focus of SAMLA’s upcoming convention ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
SAMLA
Event Name: 
SAMLA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, North Carolina
Abstract due date: 
Friday, June 15, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Lingustics
Popular Culture
Literary Theory
World Literatures
African-American
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