28th and 29th of January, 2016
POSTGRADUATE AND RESEARCH DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISHMAR THOMA COLLEGEKUTTAPUZHA P. O.TIRUVALLA, KERALA, INDIA- 689103.
Call for Papers – National Seminar
We are happy to inform you that a two-day National seminar (UGC Sponsored)is being organized by the Department of English, Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla, Kerala on “Negotiating Marginalities: Gender, Caste, Class and Race in Women’s Writing”on 28th and 29th of January, 2016. We invite original and hitherto unpublished papers pertaining to the topics taken up in the seminar, for presentation and publication.
This seminar endeavours to address the issues of marginalization of women, their lack of agency, of voice and their subjectivity,along with other social, cultural categories that are operational together and in consonance with gender, as reflected in women’s writing in different parts of the world. This enables it to bring into its purview black women’s writing, lesbian feminist writing, Dalit women’s literature, etc.
The last date for the reception of abstracts (in not more than 250 words) is20th December, 2015and that of completed papers (as per MLA format) is 30th December 2015. Kindly mail your abstracts and complete papers to: firstname.lastname@example.org 0r email@example.com
Dr.LeenaB.Cheriyan (Head of the Department) Ms.SusanThomas(Convenor)
Phone: 9496325859 Phone: 9447907027
(Note: Second Class Sleeper rail fare (only) will be given to outstation paper presenters.)