CFP: [Cultural-Historical] HISTORY AND THE SOUTH ASIAN NOVEL IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Weickgenannt
contact email: 
nicoleweickgenannt@yahoo.co.uk

Call for Papers:

History and the South Asian Novel written in English

20th European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies (ECMSAS)
The University of Manchester, UK, 8-11 July 2008

This panel proposes to explore the representation of history in the South
Asian novel in English. Papers will study the narrativisation of history in
fiction and historiography from an interdisciplinary perspective and employ
critical and cultural theory in innovative ways.

The ECMSAS is the largest gathering of South Asia oriented researchers in
Europe, covering all fields from the humanities and social sciences to
technology, natural sciences and medicine.

The conference is held biannually under the aegis of the European
Association of South Asian Studies (EASAS), a professional, non-profit
organisation of scholars engaged in research and teaching concerning South
Asia with regard to all periods and fields of study. The objectives of
EASAS are to support and promote South Asian Studies in all countries of
Europe.

For more information about the conference, please visit the ECMSAS website:
http://www.arts.manchester.ac.uk/ecmsas/

Please send 500-word abstracts to Nicole Weickgenannt
(nicoleweickgenannt_at_yahoo.co.uk) by 15 December 2007.

Please include with your abstract:
Name and affiliation, email address, postal address and telephone number.

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cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches