Race, Biopolitics and Violence in Francophone Postcolonial Studies

Locations
Ashley building, Room 422, University of Birmingham
Category
Research, Social Sciences
Date(s)
Wednesday 26th June 2013 (10:00-17:00)
Contact

If you would like to attend, please contact Alessandro Corio, a.corio@bham.ac.uk.

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Description

This one-day interdisciplinary colloquium aims to explore the interlocking and myriad intersections between race, biopolitics and violence in Francophone postcolonial culture, politics and thought, considering Caribbean, African and American contexts. The day will include a number of papers intended to spark in-depth discussion.  The colloquium will conclude with a round-table and summing-up.

This project is organised in the framework of the European Commission/FP7 Marie Curie Research Project ‘Caribbean Biopolitics of Literature’ by Principal Investigator Dr Louise Hardwick and Marie Curie Research Fellow Dr Alessandro Corio.

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More information

If you would like more information about this one-day seminar, or you would like to book your place, please contact Alessandro Corio, a.corio@bham.ac.uk.