“The moments of the past do not remain still; they retain in our memory the motion which drew them towards the future, towards a future which has itself become the past, and draw us on in their train.” (Marcel Proust).
Department of English
Presidency University, Kolkata
A Two-Day Online International Conference
7th and 8th June 2022 (Google Meet)
Convenor: Dr Mahitosh Mandal, Head, Department of English
In the context of the social sciences and humanities, research on islands from a variety of disciplines is primarily characterised by spatiality as a fundamental determinant of island cultures. The frequent emphasis on spatiality has resulted in representations of islands as constrained both in everyday life and geographically and marked by a historicised present and a belated modernity. In doing so, the transformative and dynamic character of culture has often been neglected, as well as the heterogeneity of the lived experience of island communities.
Call for Workshop Participants: Translating Women's Writing from Turkish into English
A one-day, face-to face workshop, 19 June 2022
Organized as part of the Muslim Women’s Popular Fiction Network
Özyeğin University, Altunizade Campus
With support from the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK