Call: GAPS Dissertation Award (Dec 01, 2019 / Jan 05, 2020)
GAPS invites eligible dissertations in the field of Anglophone postcolonial studies that were completed in the years 2018 and 2019 (this refers to the date of the last doctoral examination). The full call can be accessed here. The entry deadline for nominations is December 1, 2019. Dissertation projects completed between December 1 and December 31, 2019 can be nominated until January 5, 2020.
Call: GAPS Graduate Award (Jan 15, 2020)
Eligible for proposals for the Graduate Award to be conferred for 2020 are works submitted in connection with examination procedures that were completed between January 1, 2019, and January 1, 2020. The full call can be accessed here. The deadline for submission is January 15, 2020.
CFP: GAPS 2020 Annual Conference (Nov 1 / Dec 31)
The 31st annual conference of our association, "English in a World of Strangers: Rethinking World Anglophone Studies," will take place at the University of Frankfurt/Main from May 21-24, 2020. The call for papers has now been published and can be accessed here. Deadline for panel proposals Nov 1, for individual paper proposals Dec 31.
Announcement: Postcolonial Narrations (Oct 3-5)
This year’s postgraduate forum will take place at the University of Münster, October 3-5, 2019. The topic is "Postcolonial Punctuation/s: Demarcations | Interventions | Transgressions." Further information can be found on the forum’s website.
Announcement: First GAPS Teaching Day (Nov 7)
The first GAPS Teaching Day will take place at Chemnitz Technical University on Nov 7, 2019. Further information is available here.
CFP: Populism in the Postcolony (Jan 15)
The journal Kairos invites proposals for a special issue on Populism in the Postcolony. The complete call is available here.
Publication: ACOLIT 75
The most recent issue of the GAPS newsletter is available and can be downloaded here. For further information about ACOLIT or to browse the ACOLIT archive for back issues please visit the ACOLIT section.
Publication: ASNEL/GAPS Papers 22
Volume 22 of our yearbook series, titled Postcolonial Justice, edited by Anke Bartels, Lars Eckstein, Nicole Waller and Dirk Wiemann, has been published. See the table of contents. For an overview of ASNEL/GAPS Papers visit our yearbooks page.