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New Book: The Caribbean in Translation – Remapping Thresholds of Dislocation

Laëtitia Saint-Loubert, The Caribbean in Translation – Remapping Thresholds of Dislocation (Berlin, Bern, Brussels, New York, Oxford, Vienna : Peter Lang, 2020). https://www.peterlang.com/view/title/69796 This book investigates twentieth- and twenty-first-century Caribbean literatures in translation. Covering three of the largest linguistic areas of the region, the so-called English, French and Spanish-speaking Caribbean, the volume offers a comparative study […]

Socare Conference and General Assembly Postponed (New Date: March 5 & March 12-13, 2021)

Due to the current developments resulting from the coronavirus, we have decided to postpone the SOCARE congress in Erlangen, originally scheduled for March 20-22, 2020, and the general assembly, scheduled for March 21. Considerations on various levels have informed this painful, but in our view necessary decisions. For instance, numerous participants have expressed serious concerns […]

Presentation: Library of Glissant Studies

“​This collaborative open access project aims to collect and make works by and on Martinican author Édouard Glissant (1928-2011) widely  accessible. The Library of Glissant Studies is a unique tool that draws on Alain Baudot’s 1993 Bibliographie annotée d’Édouard Glissant (Annotated Bibliography of Édouard Glissant) which contains more than 1300 references. LoGS is a multilingual database dedicated to making texts […]

CfP – Between mobilities and demarcations of boundaries: Education and the politics of education in the Caribbean

The politics of education can be understood as official and unofficial practices guiding individual and social processes of educational and intellectual formation and as the discourses that legitimate these practices. They are the center of the social, economic, and cultural dynamics of societies and play a key role in the collective construction of identities and […]

CfP: “(Re-)Thinking Home: 21st-Century Caribbean Diaspora Writing and Geopolitical Imaginaries in North America”

July 01-03, 2020, Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF), Bielefeld University International conference of the DFG-funded project, “(Re-) Thinking Home: 21st-Century Caribbean Diaspora Writing and Geopolitical Imaginaries in North America”, in collaboration with the Black Americas Network and the Center for InterAmerican Studies (CIAS) Coordinators: Wilfried Raussert & Miriam Brandel Various migration movements have led to […]

CRI Conference on Cuban & Cuban-American Studies – “Call for Papers” – deadline Oct. 31, 2018

Announcing the CRI’s Twelfth conference on Cuban and Cuban-American Studies on Feb. 14-16, 2019. Please see details below/attached. If interested in participating, submit your proposals for panels or papers by October 31, 2018. For more information visit our website (https://cri.fiu.edu) or write cri.fiu.conference@gmail.com. We hope you can join us!