Deadline for submission of abstracts: 20 June 2019
Notification of acceptance: 30 June 2019
Submissions are invited for the 38th Annual West Indian Literature Conference, to take place at the Turkeyen Campus of the University of Guyana, 17-20 October 2019.
The conference theme is “HINTERLANDS: Journeys of the Imagination,” which in the words of the organizers “will include the foundations: some special attention to the heritage(s) of Wilson Harris, Derek Walcott, V.S. Naipaul”; a focus on film and technology; and examinations of the Guyanese experience.
Papers on the following themes are also especially welcome:
- the visual arts (the fine arts)
- oral literature
- performance traditions
- dance hall
- spoken word and performance poetry
- creole languages
More information here: WILC 2019 CFP