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Deniz Gokturk <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 6 Mar 2000 11:46:40 GMT
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Announcement and Call for Papers for an international,
multidisciplinary conference:

                         WRITING DIASPORAS :
Axial Writers, Plural Literacies, Transnational Imagination

                         University of Wales Swansea
                         September 20-23, 2000

... on the role of travelling and translating writers, filmmakers, artists and
intellectuals in the cultural politics of diasporas and nations.

Main sponsors: the "Transnational Communities Research
Programme" (Economic and Social Research Council UK),
with "Re-inventing Britain" (The British Council & Arts Council
of England).

Details at:

CALL FOR PAPERS in six strands (deadline: 06.06.00):

"Axial Writers" - Convenor: John McLeod
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"Online Diasporas" - Convenor: Marie Gillespie
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"Marketing Ethnicity" - Convenor: Sujala Singh
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"Transnational Cinema" - Convenor: Deniz Gokturk
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"Performance, Poetry and Song" - Convenor: John Goodby
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"Plural Literacies and Policy" - Convenor: Tom Cheesman
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*Multilingual Community Publishing in the UK
*The Politics of Literary Translation
*Re-inventing Wales? Nation, Migration, Imagination

PLUS workshops for practitioners in cultural policy and
in multilingual community writing and translation,
exhibitions, readings by local and visiting writers,
literally diverse literary/social events...

General enquiries: <[log in to unmask]> or
Fax UK+1792 295710

Dr Deniz Gokturk
University of Southampton
School of Modern Languages
Southampton SO17 1BJ
Great Britain
Tel: +44 1703 / 593407
Fax: + 44 1703 / 593288
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
'Axial Writing' Research Project
on diaspora literary/media cultures
(Transnational Communities Programme,
ESRC/Oxford University)

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