Joint ASNEL and GASt Conference entitled "Postcolonial Justice"
The joint 25th Annual ASNEL and 14th Biennial GASt Conference entitled
"Postcolonial Justice" will take place in Potsdam and Berlin from 29 May to
1 June, 2014.
The Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) invites nominations for its new dissertation award. The award is given for an outstanding PhD thesis on postcolonial literatures and cultures as well as varieties of English. For further information on the award, nominations and application please click here.
ASNEL Graduate Award
The Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) invites nominations for the ASNEL graduate award 2014. Eligible are outstanding graduation theses on new anglophone literatures and cultures as well as varieties of English. For further information on the award please click here.
ASNEL Graduate Award winner Ms Andrea Moll awarded "summa cum laude" for doctoral degree
Cultural Representation and Critical Spatial Thinking.
ASNEL Papers 17.
Munkelt, Marga, Markus Schmitz, Mark Stein & Silke Stroh (eds.)
Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2013.
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James Berry archive acquired by the British Library
This month (Oct 2012), the BL has purchased the James Berry archive which includes poetry notebooks spanning the length of his career, along with manuscript and typescript drafts of his poetry and prose (including notes for an unpublished novel), diaries, photographs and audio visual material. James Berry was one of the first migrant Caribbean writers in Britain widely recognised for his work.
He came to Britain as part of the first major wave of migrants from the Caribbean in 1948 in the wake of the Nationality Act. Today, Berry is one of the major writers in Black British and Caribbean British literatures. (www.bl.uk, photo: © James Berry)
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GNEL goes Facebook
From now on ASNEL presents itself on the social network Facebook. All the news concerning the
annual conferences, summer schools and recent yearbooks will be posted and this gives ASNEL
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for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) represents
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teaching and research in the field of English-language literatures
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