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News Update

Dear members and friends,

The next AACS conference will take place in Melbourne from 14-16th February 2013 and will be hosted by Professor Sue Thomas at La Trobe University. 

The conference theme will be Reconstructing Caribbean Lives. 


The organisers welcome papers focusing on, but not limited to, these areas:

·         rebuilding societies and communities in the wake of natural disasters, economic slumps, and geopolitical realignments 

·         community-building under plantation slavery and colonial rule

·         national and regional resilience

·         diasporic communities

·         education for community- and nation-building

·         representing lives in fiction, drama, poetry, and creative non-fiction

·         life writing (biographies and autobiographies) 

Please send your proposals to Sue Thomas (s.thomas@latrobe.edu.au) by 31 October 2012.