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GAPS Dissertation Award

The GAPS (formerly ASNEL) Dissertation Award is granted once every two years and recognizes an outstanding doctoral thesis that advances and expands in an exceptional manner the analytical and/or theoretical approach to Anglophone literatures around the world, to the study of varieties of the English, or to other postcolonial cultural forms, practices, and media. The award is endowed with € 2,000 and can be split among several doctoral theses. It will be awarded for the fourth time at the annual convention of GAPS in May 2020. In addition to the ... Read more

Call for Streams: London Conference in Critical Thought 2020

London Conference in Critical Thought 202014th & 15th August 2020Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy, Kings College LondonCall for Streamshttp://londoncritical.org/ The Call for Streams is now open for the 9th annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), hosted and supported by the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy, Kings College London. The LCCT is a free, inter-institutional, interdisciplinary conference in critical thought that takes place annually in institutions across London. LCCT follows a non-hierarchical, decentralised model of organisation that undoes conventional ... Read more

Call for Papers: Translational Spaces: Language, Literatures, Disciplines

A postgraduate and early career conference at the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT) Research Centre, University of Oxford, 22 FEBRUARY 2020 World Literature as a discipline has generated much debate, with scholars vying to define and delimit the field (see Damrosch, Apter, Moretti, Casanova, Spivak). This disruption of the definitional confines of World Literature stands alongside a radical questioning of the parameters of Modernism, Postcolonial, and Comparative Literature studies. Our conference aims to explore the demarcation, widening, and recalibration of ... Read more

CFP: Special Issue for Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature on Contemporary Black British Women’s Writing

We are welcoming submissions for a Special Issue of Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature on experimentation and innovation in contemporary Black British Women’s Writing (eds. Elisabeth Bekers, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett and Helen Cousins). This special issue aims to appraise the burgeoning field of Black British Women’s Writing in a collection of essays that considers the literary innovations of British women of African and African-Caribbean descent since the 1990s. The issue will highlight the centrality of aesthetic creativity in writing by black British women in order ... Read more

Conference: “Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists”

University of Münster, 5-6 September 2019  Co-hosted by the University of Lisbon "Misala ya silent" © Mbajani G. Nyangulu The second PIN Network Conference "Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists" will take place in Münster/Germany, co-hosted by the University of Münster and the University of Lisbon. The opening event is scheduled for the evening of Sept. 4, 2019. The conference closes on Sept. 6, 2019. Intellectuals Across Borders explores the dynamic formations of postcolonial intellectual work in the manifold European public spheres. The conference works with the idea ... Read more

CALL FOR PAPERS – US-Mexican Encounters In Contemporary North American Cinema

Hello everyone, Please see below a call papers. IMEX. MÉXICO INTERDISCIPLINARIO / INTERDISCIPLINARY MEXICO CALL FOR PAPERS US-MEXICAN ENCOUNTERS IN CONTEMPORARY NORTH AMERICAN CINEMA Editors of this issue: Guido Rings and Stephen Trinder Contributions to this iMex issue will explore the impact of the Trump era on images of Mexicans and Chicanos in recent US and Mexican cinema. Throughout the 2016 US presidential campaign and Donald Trump’s subsequent election to the presidency, Mexican immigration and Mexican-Americans, or Chicanos, were a central issue. Among a number ... Read more

Call for Contributions: PSA Newsletter #23 – Postcolonialism & Visual Culture

In "Notes on Postcolonial Visual Culture" (2011), Arvind Rajagopal points out that Analysts of visual culture have only recently begun to reckon with the complexity of postcolonial visual culture, acknowledging that it presents discontinuous temporalities and complex aesthetic forms that challenge routine ways of relating the history of media form to conventional historical processes. (11) In this special issue of the PSA newsletter we examine how the relationship between postcolonialism and visual culture has evolved in the last ten years, and we ask ... Read more

CFP out for next PSA Convention in 2019

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Call for papers Literary Networks and Digital Media in Contemporary African Literatures Postcolonial Text, Double Guest Issue 13:3 & 13:4, 2018

Call for papers Literary Networks and Digital Media in Contemporary African Literatures Postcolonial Text, Double Guest Issue 13:3 & 13:4, 2018 The aim of this double guest issue is to examine the notion of network(s) in relation to literary production on the African continent. As a theoretical tool, the notion refers to a complex system of interconnected individuals or institutions, one that often transcends physical borders and that is hard to delineate due to its ever-evolving and shifting nature. If one tends to focus ... Read more

Call for papers: Special Issue on Native American Narratives in a Global Context

Call for Papers: Native American Narratives in a Global Context Special Issue to Appear in Transmotion: An Online Journal of Postmodern Indigenous Studies  Deadline for Abstracts: 1st October 2017 In the contemporary moment, the world has seen an increase in transnational and decolonial activist movements around indigenous rights. Idle No More, Rhodes Must Fall, the BDS movement for a Free Palestine and the Dakota Access Pipeline protests have all garnered international attention and trans-indigenous calls of solidarity. These politics have found their ways to ... Read more
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