One of the panels is : Australasian and Commonwealth Bildungsromans
The panel welcomes proposals that examine Australian, New Zealand and other Commonweath Bildungsromans What are the differences between bildungsromans published at the beginning of the 20th century and bildungsromans published later? How do aboriginal authors employ the genre? What is the role of post-colonial and postmodern studies on Commonwealth bildungsromans? Though preference is given to Australasian literatures, Canadian and South African are also welcome. E-mail 250-400 word abstracts in body of email to Elizabeth Abele <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Deadline extended to Oct. 10.