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GAPS Graduate Award: Deadline for Nominations Extended

Please note that the deadline for graduate award nominations has been extended to February 15, 2015. For details on the award, please click HERE.

Welcome to the new GAPS webpage!

While we decided to change the appearance of the website in some points to improve navigation/navigability, we are still committed to provide you with all the relevant and current information on the association’s activities. We hope you enjoy browsing.
Of course, you are welcome to contact us with feedback and suggestions concerning the website’s appearance and content.

Extraordinary Symposium "Naming the Future"

The extraordinary symposium “Naming the Future: (Trans)Disciplinary Challenges in Anglophone Postcolonial Studies”, planned for February 2015 had to be cancelled. We are working on an alternative event later in the year.

26th Annual Conference "Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts" – CfP Deadline January 15, 2015

In light of the foundational role of both ideology and the critique of ideology, in and beyond postcolonial studies, and given the significant theoretical developments over the past two decades, this conference sets out to revisit ideological configurations in postcolonial texts, contexts, and theories.
For details on the conference please see
The CfP can be accessed here.

12th GAPS Summer School 2015 "Border Stories"

The 12th GAPS Summer School with the title "Border Stories: Narratives of Peace, Conflict and Communication in the 20th and 21st Centuries" will take place at the University of Augsburg, 7th-11th of September 2015. For further information visit


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 members the opportunity to connect with each other. If you have already signed up on Facebook you can support ASNEL and share news with others by clicking on the 'like' button. But in any case you can follow up on the latest posts on the ASNEL profile on facebook.

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