UPDATE: [20th] Extended submission date for proposals 3rd International Anthony Burgess Symposium in Malaysia

full name / name of organization: 
Nuria Belastegui
contact email: 

Extended submission date for abstracts: May 15th 2009

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation invites proposals for papers
for its 3rd Symposium which will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from
27th-30th July, 2009. The theme of the conference is "Conflict, Dialogue
and Resolution," a theme which can be explored in any aspect of Burgess’s
work in Literature, Music, Drama, Film and Theory or Journalism. The
proposals should be for papers between 20-30 minutes when they are
delivered. The papers may focus upon the postcolonial aspects of Burgess’s
work, but this is not a requirement. Papers are welcomed on any aspect of
Burgess’s work which is relevant to the theme.

Prospective participants should submit a proposal of 250-500 words to:

The new deadline for submissions is May 15th 2009.

 The Foundation is working with appropriate bodies in Malaysia to obtain
affordable conference venues and accommodation for participants. It is also
organizing a visit to the college at Kuala Kangsar where Burgess taught. A
limited number of scholarships for graduate students working on any aspect
of Burgess’s work will be made available by the Foundation.

For further information please contact the Foundation at the above email


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