Monday, August 18, 2014

CFP: Frontiers and Peripheries: Vietnam Deconstructed and Reconnected

November 5-7, 2014
Eugene, Oregon, USA

We invite participants to think of Vietnam not as a self-contained entity as in the conventional way. Instead, we want to deconstruct Vietnam, both as a frontier or periphery of larger entities and as containing in itself distinct frontiers and peripheries. The larger entities of which Vietnam constitutes a periphery or frontier can be some larger geographical/historical/cultural/economic/political zones, such as wet-rice economy, Chinese civilization, the Indo-Malay world, European imperialism, the Roman Catholic Church, Cold War camps, the K-pop wave, transnational social movements, transnational crimes, global capitalism, and diasporic communities.

Deadline for abstract submission: August 30, 2014. Please address all queries regarding the conference

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