The deadline for submitting paper/panel proposals for the 2012 SCS conference is Friday 6 January. Details below. Please circulate.
CALL FOR PAPERS
36TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY FOR CARIBBEAN STUDIES
Wednesday 4th to Friday 6th July 2012
Rewley House and Kellogg College
University of Oxford
The Society for Caribbean Studies invites submissions of short 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 welcome abstracts for papers that fall outside this list of topics, and we particularly welcome proposals for complete panels, which should consist of three papers. Those selected for the conference will be invited to give a 20-minute presentation.
Abstracts should be submitted along with a short CV by 6th January, 2012. Proposals received after the deadline may not be considered.
Sport and athletics
Cuba in the Caribbean
Knowledge production and circulation
Life-writing, memoir, and biography
Caribbean economics, past, present and future
Citizenship, borders, and intraregional migration
Oxford and the Caribbean
To submit an abstract online: http://www.caribbeanstudies.org.uk/
The Society will provide a limited number of postgraduate bursaries for presenters to assist with registration and accommodation costs. Postgraduate researchers should indicate that they are seeking a bursary when submitting their abstract, but please note that travel costs cannot be funded.
Arts researchers or practitioners living and working in the Caribbean are eligible to apply for the Bridget Jones Award, the deadline for which is also 6th January, 2012. For more information on the Bridget Jones Award, contact Kate Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website.
For further queries please contact the Conference Coordinator, Lorna Burns, at email@example.com
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