Conference: ‘Reading the World: Challenging Canon Formations’

Thursday 3 December 2015, Senate House

Co-hosts: Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Studies and the Centre For Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies, School for Oriental and African Studies

marina warner 2aMan Booker International Prize jury chair, Marina Warner, will be keynote speaker.

Conference panelists will explore the issue of finding ways to give marginalized writers visibility to a globally enlarged readership. Challenging the role of  gatekeepers both in and out of the academy; examining specific examples of silenced voices and arguing for new pathways to inclusion will highlight the day’s events.
Further information and registration:  http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/ReadingWorld

 

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