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CfP: Refugee Literature Workshop GIS-MOMM Bi-Annual Conference (4-6 July 2017)

Refugee Literature Workshop GIS-MOMM Bi-Annual Conference 4-6 July 2017 Dear colleagues,   I would like to invite you to participate to the workshop I am putting together on refugee literature for the next GIS bi-annual conference, taking place in Paris in July 2017.   Before I explain the objectives of the workshop, let me introduce you first very briefly to the CNRS Scientific Interest Group (Groupement d’Intérêt Scientifique, GIS) on the Middle East and the Muslim World (Moyen-Orient et Mondes musulmans, MOMM).   GIS-MOMM was created in 2013 as ... Read more

CfP: Postcolonial Italy: between Assimilation and Integration Symposium

Postcolonial Italy: between Assimilation and Integration Symposium Adelaide, 23 November 2016 Flinders University and the Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS) will host a one-day symposium, Postcolonial Italy: between Assimilation and Integration, convened by Luciana d’Arcangeli and Laura Lori, in Adelaide on Wednesday, 23 November 2016 at Flinders in the City, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia. The keynote speaker will be Kaha Mohamed Aden. Her documentary, La quarta via, will be screened free and open to the community at 6.30pm. The conveners are ... Read more

Postcolonial Studies Association Funding Schemes 2016-2017

Postcolonial Studies Association Funding Schemes We are delighted to be able to announce this year’s funding schemes. There are three schemes under which applications for funding can be made: 1. Conference / Symposium Organisation Assistance Fund 2016-2017 The Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) welcomes applications for up to £250 to assist with costs towards the staging of an academic conference or symposium in an area of postcolonial studies. For the 2016-2017 funding competition, the event should be held between 1 December 2016 and 30 November ... Read more

CfP: Writing South Africa Now: a Colloquium, 16th-17th June, 2016

    Writing South Africa Now: a Colloquium, 16th-17th June, 2016 Call for Papers: Writing the South African City EXTENDED DEADLINE: 19th March, 2016 Hosted by LSE Cities, London School of Economics, in collaboration with the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge In 2013, it was reported that more than two-thirds of South Africa’s citizens now live in the country’s sprawling urban areas. The Gauteng region alone saw its population swell to some 12 million, an increase of more than 30% in 10 years and more than ... Read more

The Winter 2015-16 issue of the PSA Newsletter is now available

The Winter 2015-16 issue of the PSA Newsletter is now available to download. This issue focuses on the recent PSA Convention on the topic of 'Diasporas', which took place at the University of Leicester in September. Highlights include an interview with keynote speaker John McLeod, paper and panel reports and reviews of recent books that tie in with the convention theme. Preview available here (click on read more).  Log in to your member's account to view the full newsletter (paid members only).   Read more

CfP: “Race” and the Academy since 1800

“Race” and the Academy since 1800   On Wednesday 23rd November 2016, the second Callaloo Graduate and Early Career Researcher workshop will take place at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). The colloquium precedes the annual Callaloo conference that will begin that evening and end on Saturday 26th November. The theme for the workshop is ‘“Race” and the Academy since 1800’. We welcome papers from graduate and early career researchers in any field; topics to be covered may include, but are not ... Read more

CfP: All that glitters is not gold: Critiques of Globalization in New Zealand and the Pacific

All that glitters is not gold: Critiques of Globalization in New Zealand and the Pacific   8-9 July, 2016, London (venue to be confirmed in early March) Extended Deadline for Abstracts, 15 April 2015 With the 2008 Financial Crisis and austerity, protest over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the refugee crisis in Europe and the spotlight on Australia's inhuman treatment of asylum seekers, the rise of ISIS, the concerted turn to nationalism in the EU, scholarship and public discourse around globalization is increasingly turning away from celebration ... Read more

CfP: ‘Postcolonial Education: Teaching, Learning and Schooling in and after Empire’

The Fourth Biannual Northern Postcolonial Network Symposium ‘Postcolonial Education: Teaching, Learning and Schooling in and after Empire’ University of Leeds and Leeds Beckett University, June 17th 2016, in association with the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies and the Centre for Culture and the Arts. Co-organised by Dr Matthew Whittle, Dr Rachel Bower, Dr Jonathan Saha and Dr Emily Zobel Marshall with NPN FREE Attendance Call for Papers: Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Roundtable The Fourth Biannual Northern Postcolonial Network Symposium will concentrate on the topic of ‘Postcolonial ... Read more

CfP: World Literature and Dissent

World Literature and Dissent The University of St Andrews School of English Research Colloquium 17–18 June 2016 We are delighted to announce the fourth annual School of English Colloquium World Literature and Dissent, to take place at the University of St Andrews, 17–18 June 2016. Registration and the call for papers are now open. World Literature and Dissent will reconsider the role that dissent plays in the contemporary aesthetics of globalisation. Moving beyond merely descriptive taxonomies or positivist literary historicisms, we mobilise critical theory to ... Read more

CfP: Irish Caribbean Connections: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Irish Caribbean Connections: An Interdisciplinary Conference University College Cork 22-23 July 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS Irish Caribbean Connections is an interdisciplinary conference that seeks to explore synergies between Ireland and the Caribbean islands.  This event follows the vibrant  Caribbean Irish Connections conference held at the University of the West Indies, Barbados, in 2012. KEYNOTE SPEAKER LORNA GOODISON INTRODUCED BY JAHAN RAMAZANI We welcome proposals for papers across the range of disciplines, including but not confined to the following areas: the performing arts, drama, music, literature, and the visual arts cultural studies, ... Read more
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