Caribbean Without Borders Conference (CWB 2008)

Venue: University of Puerto Rico

Location: Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Other

Event Date/Time: Mar 31, 2008 End Date/Time: Apr 02, 2008
Registration Date: Jan 30, 2008
Early Registration Date: Jan 30, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 30, 2007
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“The Caribbean Without Borders Conference”

March 31, 2008-April 2, 2008 at the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras Campus

Graduate Student Conference on Caribbean Literature, Linguistics, and Culture

Keynote Speaker: Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming

Organized by the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras, Graduate Students of the Department of English, College of Humanities

Possible topics include:

Caribbean Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
Creole Linguistics and Writing in Creole
Caribbean Music
Asian Caribbean Experience
Canadian Caribbean Experience
Caribbean Migrations
Gender and Representation
Sex/Sexuality in Caribbean Literature
Caribbean Religion in Caribbean Literature
Culture and Identity in the Caribbean
Caribbean Cinema

Submission Format:
Paper/Presentation Title
Abstract: 250-300 Words
Biography: 50 Words
University Affiliation
Mailing Address
E-mail Address
Telephone Number

Deadline for abstracts: November 30, 2007.

Send submissions or inquiries to: Graduate Student Organizing Committee at

Abstracts should be sent within the text of the e-mail and not as an attachment.

We welcome papers in English, Spanish, and French.