Home: Domesticity and Nationalism in the Literature of the Caribbean Diaspora (NEMLA 2013)

This panel examines the ways in which home is conceptualized in terms of the imagery and rhetoric of domesticity and nationalism in the literature of the Caribbean diaspora.

Diasporas can be seen in contrast to “home” nations, but diasporas can also function as homes themselves for those who immigrate in that diasporic subjects may become at home with, and in, communities of movement and relocation, and define their identities by their shifting subject positions. In the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
British
World Literatures
20th & 21st Century
20th & 21st Century
African & African Diasporas
Asian & Asian Diasporas
Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas
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