Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

Call For Papers: 38th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies,
University of Glasgow, 2-4 July 2014
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 13 January 2014
The Society for Caribbean Studies invites submissions of abstracts of no more than 250 words for research papers on the Hispanic, Francophone, Dutch and Anglophone Caribbean and their diasporas for this annual international conference.
Papers are welcomed from all disciplines and can address the themes outlined below.
We also welcome abstracts for papers that fall outside this list of topics, and we particularly welcome proposals for complete panels, which shouldconsist of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 presenters.
Those selected for the conference will be invited to give a 20 minute presentation. Abstracts should be submitted along with a short bio of no more than 150 words by 13th January 2014. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered.
See below for Provisional Themes, Abstract Submission, and Bursaries.
PROVISIONAL THEMES
Caribbean Labour
Music, Dance, Song, Performance
Public Transport
The Caribbean and the Great War
Garvey and Garveyism
Caribbean Women’s Writing
Indigeno
us Caribbean
Utopian/Dystopian Visions
Gender and Economic Development
Caribbean Languages
Sport
The Migrated (FCO) Archives
In keeping with the location of the conference, we will also have a plenary
session exploring the relations between Glasgow and the Caribbean.
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
To submit an abstract online, go to
The link for abstract submission is on the home page.
BURSARIES
The Society will provide a limited number of bursaries for (a) postgraduate
students, and (b) postgraduates or scholars based in the Caribbean, to assist with registration costs. Please indicate when submitting the abstract whether you wish to be considered for a bursary. Please note that travel costs cannot be funded.
For further queries, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Lorna
Burns, on societyforcaribbeanstudies@gmail.com
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