Tuesday, June 26, 2018

CFP: Funded National Level ‘YOUNG RESEARCH’ Workshop 2018 On New Directions in New Humanities Research: Theories, Modalities and Praxis 21-22 July, 2018, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

Call For Papers:
The Department of English Literature, EFLU, Hyderabad is organizing a two-day workshop  on New Directions in New Humanities Research on 21st & 22nd July, 2018. The workshop,

intended for researchers working in new and emergent areas of humanities research, aims to 

a) provide them with an opportunity to present their topic areas to a scholarly audience
b) receive feedback from experts who have worked on/ are conversant with these and allied areas, and
 c) create special interest groups that will contribute to the creation of new knowledge, and application of the theoretical insights in the analysis of new and emerging socio-cultural phenomena.

We invite abstracts from research scholars registered with an Indian university for their MPhil and PhD programmes in the area of English Studies. Preference will be given to MPhil scholars who are close to submitting their dissertations, and PhD scholars in their second and third years of research. Research papers in newer approaches to theory, praxis, themes, methods and orientations will be given priority. Scholars are invited to submit abstracts on rubrics including, but not limited to, the following:

o Fantasy, Myth and Folklore in a Post-Truth World
o Posthumanisms
o Narrative Philosophies
o Populism and Neo-Cultural Nationalism
o New Directions in Gender Studies
o New Materialisms and Embodied Subjectivities
o Oral, Visual and Performative Cultures from a Post-Theory Perspective
o Digital Discourses: Then and Now
o Postcolonial Cosmopolitanism
o Interdisciplinarity in Today’s Academy
o Minority Studies Today
o Reading Science and Ecology
o Re-visiting Culture and Identity Politics
o Studies on Vulnerability, Affect and Emotions
o Comics, Caricatures, Videogames and other Graphic Narratives
o Enacting Everydayness: Newspapers, Letters, and Blogs

Abstract details: Kindly email a 250 words abstract, with a title, your name, institutional affiliation, email ID and phone number. The deadline for submission of abstracts is June 30, 2018 and you will be intimated about the selection by 3 July, 2018. Full papers should be reach us by July 13, 2018

Dates will not be extended any further, so make sure to submit on time.

Email your abstracts to:

Please follow the format given below:
Institutional Affiliation:
Research Programme details:
Email address:
Phone number:
Title of the paper:
Abstract with keywords:

Participation details: Travel allowance and local hospitality will be provided to out-station participants (paper presenters only). This includes sleeper-class return railway fare and board and lodging at the EFL U Hostel/Guest House.

Workshop Schedule: Each day of the workshop will consist of four sessions with a lunch, and two tea breaks. Each session will have three paper presentations of 15 minutes each followed by the feedback of the subject expert, and a brief discussion.

We look forward to your participation. 

For further details, contact Workshop Co-ordinators

Prof. Samson Thomas and Dr Aparna Lonjewar

Department of English Literature