Extended Deadline: CHANGE OF TONGUE: LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY IN CONTEMPROARY AFRICAN AND SOUTH-ASIAN ANGLOPHONE LITERATURE
Language has always been a debatable issue in the postcolonial world. Starting from the debate between Achebe and Ngugi to today's multilingual scenario, language has been the heart of the conversation in postcolonial literary studies. Writers and theoreticians from the African continent and South-Asia have addressed the issue and role of language in constructing postcolonial identity in their works. Given the multilingual context of today's postcolonial world, discussion on language and identity is extremely important. This panel, thus, invites paper proposals on the questions of language and identity in contemporary postcolonial literature.
1. Language and Identity
2. Multilingualism in contemporary postcolonial literature
3. Translation and transformation in South Asian Literature.
4. Language and gender identity
5. Language and subaltern identity
By July 15th, please submit an abstract of 250 words and a brief bio to Namrata Dey Roy (Georgia State University) at firstname.lastname@example.org