Oceans Apart: In Search of New Wor(l)ds
America. America. AmeRICA. The Americas. A mythologized New World, oceans apart from the Old, yet not a day younger. America: a projection that first obliterated and then replaced the reality of the dual continent before its existence, rhetorically undone, could be acknowledged. Re-textualized anew before they could be explored and exploited, contemporary Americas have since become a complex palimpsest: the oldest text barely visible from under the plethora others, inscribed upon the erasure ...
Sponsoring Organization(s) :
International American Studies Association: IASA 6th World Congress
Saturday, August 3, 2013 to Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Abstract due date:
Friday, March 1, 2013
Hispanic & Latino