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Socare Junior Conference – Open Call

The next Socare Symposium / Junior Conference will be held as a digital conference from October 28 – 30th, 2021 (Thursday to Saturday). Please note our Call for Participation and apply by July 31st: http://caribbeanresearch.net/en/socare-symposium-2021/

Upcoming XVII. Socare Congress: Schedule online

The schedule for the XVII Socare International Congress is now online: http://caribbeanresearch.net/en/2020-conference/, together with the access links to the conference. Please note that in order to participate, you have to register in advance for each meeting. The main conference theme is education and the politics of education in the Caribbean. As it is a longstanding […]

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 […]