The University of Bahamas Critical Caribbean Symposium Series on “African Diasporic Masculinities”

deadline for submissions: 
October 18, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
The University of The Bahamas
contact email: 

The University of Bahamas Critical Caribbean Symposium Series on “African Diasporic Masculinities”

Deadline for Submission:

October 18, 2019

Full Name/Name of the Organization:

The University of Bahamas

Contact email:

“African Diasporic Masculinities” sponsored by The University of Bahamas Critical Caribbean Symposium Series

November 21-23, 2019 -Nassau, Bahamas. This year’s theme seeks to explore the past and contemporary position of masculinity throughout the African Diaspora, to examine the way society is shaping and is shaped by African Diasporic masculinity and to explore African Diasporic masculinity in the full scope of human affairs.  The committee is seeking essays on topics related, but not limited to:


-masculinity and literature

-masculinist theory

-masculinity and sexuality

-men’s health

-masculinity and violence

-gender equality


-masculinity in education

-masculinity in religion

-masculinity in music, dance, and drama

-digital diasporic masculinity

The symposium focuses on academics, researchers, professionals, and graduate student panels with a particular interest related to the symposium topic.  We invite proposals from various disciplines including literature, sociology, music, cultural studies, political science, history, theatre, and anthropology. This will be the fifth annual interdiscipinary symposium held by The University of The Bahamas' English Studies Department, and it has become one of the most celebrated academic events in the region. The beautiful tropical paradise of Nassau, Bahamas, will serve as the host city and the backdrop for the symposium.

Proposal Submission

Proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical sketch should be sent by October 18, 2019 to:  Ceron L. Bryant, Ph.D.:

The committee will repond to proposals within two weeks.


Standard Registration Fee: 100USD      Student Registration Fee: 60USD

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Conference Venue

The University of The Bahamas


Oakes Field Campus
University Drive
P. O. Box N-4912
Nassau, The Bahamas


Short Bio:  Ceron L. Bryant is an Assistant Professor of English at The University of The Bahamas. His speciality is cultural studies, African American Literature, and Rhetoric and Composition.  This is his second year serving on the committee for the Critical Caribbean Symposium Series