Events

2019 PSA Convention Programme released

You can now download the full programme for the next PSA Convention at the University of Manchester by clicking below. Please note that an updated programme will be disseminated in due course nearer the time, with added information about chairs and specific room locations. For more information, please go to: http://www.postcolonialstudiesassociation.co.uk/2019-convention-programme/ 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

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

PSA Book Launch: New Directions in Diaspora Studies

Please join us for the launch of New Directions in Diaspora Studies: Cultural and Literary Approaches. This essay collection brings together contributions emerging from the PSA’s 2015 convention on Diasporas held at Leicester University. When: Thursday, October 25 at 6 PM Where: Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School room 5.03. Wine and nibbles will be on hand and there will be an introductory talk by Professor John McLeod (University of Leeds). Copies of the book will also be available to purchase at a highly discounted price. We ... Read more

CFP out for next PSA Convention in 2019

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Amina YaqinClaire ChambersJCL Journal Publishing Early Career WorkshopStephen MortonJanet Wilson from JPWPostcolonial Disasters PanelAnshuman Mondal with Rosi BraidottiSharae Deckard Keynote

Photos from the 2017 PSA Convention

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CfP: Ecotones 2: Experiences of Migration and Transformations in the Ecotones, 22-24 June, 2017

Ecotones 2: Experiences of Migration and Transformations in the Ecotones University of Poitiers (MIGRINTER), France  22-24 June, 2017 Deadline to submit a proposal: 10 January, 2017 Notification of acceptance: 1 March, 2017 In partnership with EMMA (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3) and Coastal Carolina University (SC) and in collaboration with CRHIA (Université de La Rochelle) and CIELAM (Université d’Aix Marseille) This event is the follow-up of a conference cycle on the notion of ecotones. Initially used in physical geography, an “ecotone” is a transitional area between two or more ... Read more

CfP: ‘Global Morrison’, University of Greenwich, London 27th and 28th June 2017

Call for Conference Papers ‘Global Morrison’ University of Greenwich, London 27th and 28th June 2017 Conference Coordinator: Dr. Justine Baillie, University of Greenwich, London Toni Morrison’s articulations of race, slavery, gender and history have secured her place within the literary canon and garnered extensive comment in contemporary criticism. Less evident are examinations of Morrison’s fiction and essays that emanate from global, transnational and diasporic perspectives and allow for an understanding of her engagement with global movements of peoples, Black Atlantic cultures and emerging postcolonial interest in ... Read more

KNAW Colloquium: ‘Connected Migrants: Encapsulation or Cosmopolitanism’, 15-16 Dec 2016, Amsterdam

KNAW Colloquium: 'Connected Migrants: Encapsulation or Cosmopolitanism' Koen Leurs and Sandra Ponzanesi are organising a colloquium at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science (KNAW) called 'Connected migrants: encapsulation or cosmopolitanism'. The event will take place from 15-16 December 2016 at the seat of KNAW in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Amongst the list of prestigious speakers is Prof. Zygmunt Bauman (Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Leeds) who will close with a public lecture. This colloquium brings experts in the field together ... Read more

Reminder and Update: Network Celebrates the Guyanas – Montpellier, Nov 4-5, 2016

Imagining the Guyanas / Across the Disciplines Conference Dates: November 4-5, 2016 Location: Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 Confirmed Keynotes: William Marshall (University of Stirling) and Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool) Special Guests: Alexis Tiouka (French Guyane), Alissa Trotz (University of Toronto), Didier Vincent (Kandjokan France), Michelle Asantewa Invited Writer: Pauline Melville More details here. Friday Novembre 4 Salle des colloques n°2, St Charles 8.30 Registration 9.15 Opening of the conference 9.30-11.00 Panel 1: Crossing Borders Chair : Thomas Lacroix ·      Clémence Léobal, University Paris Descartes and EHESS [& Ine Apapoe, Anton de Kom University ... Read more
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