Inhabiting the voids of History
A conference on Caryl Phillips
May 23-24 2017
University of Caen, Normandy (ERIBIA)
Call for Papers
This two-day conference on the work of Caryl Phillips will be held in the presence of the author.
Often labelled a neo-slave narrative, Crossing the River is emblematic of an interest in slave history and slave narratives which has manifested itself in recent decades. As such it invites a reflexion on the nature and workings of collective memory, and in particular the socio-historical workings of memory ...
Refugee Literature Workshop
GIS-MOMM Bi-Annual Conference
4-6 July 2017
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
“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 ...
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 ...
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
Call for Papers: Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Roundtable
The Fourth Biannual Northern Postcolonial Network Symposium will concentrate on the topic of ‘Postcolonial ...
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 ...