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Subject: RE: upcoming conferences
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 11:49:10 -0500


List-members may be interested in two upcoming gatherings sponsored by
the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World program at the College of
Charleston, South Carolina.
 
The first-- "Saints and Pilgrimage around the Atlantic"-- takes place
from Friday, February 20th to Sunday February 22nd at the College of
Charleston, and covers issues of religious syncretism, cultural
migration, and the role of religion in identity formation from North
Africa to the British Isles, North America, the Caribbean, and Brazil.
The keynote speaker is Professor John Corrigan, Edwin Scott Gaustad
Professor of religion and Professor of History at Florida State
University.
 
The second--the annual meeting of the Southern Intellectual History
Circle--will take place from Thursday, February 26th to Saturday,
February 28th and will discuss the American South through postcolonial
lenses by bringing historians together with literary scholars.   The
keynote speaker is Professor John Matthews of Boston University, whose
lecture is entitled "The U.S. South, Modern American empire, and
Post-Colonial Studies."
 
Full current details of these two conferences are available at
http://www.cofc.edu/atlanticworld/conferences.html
 
For further information, please contact Simon Lewis (lewiss-AT-cofc.edu).
 
Happy new year to everyone.
 
 
Simon Lewis
Associate Professor of English
Editor--Illuminations: An International Magazine of Contemporary Writing
(http:www.cofc.edu/illuminations/)
Director--Program in the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World
(http:www.cofc.edu/atlanticworld/)
College of Charleston
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424-0001
 
Phone: 843-953-1920; Fax: 843-953-1924

	



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