XVII Annual Juan Bruce-Novoa Mexican Conference ● University of California, Irvine

2nd Call for Papers ● Biography & Autobiography

April 28~30, 2011

The UCI Department of Spanish & Portuguese and UC Mexicanistas are pleased to invite submissions for the seventeenth annual Juan Bruce-Novoa Mexican Conference to be held April 28-30, 2011. This year we will focus primarily on biographical and autobiographical discourses. All literary genres, including historical narrative, letters, diaries, chronicles, testimonies, poetry, and theater, as well as film, performance, and other types of representations are welcomed.

We will also consider papers on other topics that are not listed in this year s theme. Papers should be written in either Spanish or English. Presentations are limited to no more than 20 minutes (8 pages double spaced). If you are interested in reading an original paper, please submit a one-page abstract electronically to mexconf@uci.edu by the deadline of February 7, 2011. Proposals should also include the following information: Title of the presentation, name of participant, affiliation, academic status, mailing address, telephone and email. The selection committee will respond to all proposals by February 28, 2011.

Department of Spanish and Portuguese . University of California, Irvine