Reminder: 2 weeks left to enter the Young Scholars Competition in #FrenchStudies! @French_Studies @AUFrenchStudies

** Deadline is 2 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each … Continue reading

Reminder: 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies: Deadline is 3 weeks away! @AUFrenchStudies @French_Studies

** Deadline is 3 weeks away! ** Peter Lang Oxford welcomes submissions for the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career researchers ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each … Continue reading

Proposals welcome! 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies @AuFrenchStudies @french_studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in French Studies for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. There is the potential for multiple winners in different subfields, each of whom will receive a contract … Continue reading

Peter Lang at the Society for French Studies Annual Conference

Peter Lang is delighted to be attending the Society for French Studies Annual Conference on 2-4 July at University College Cork. Senior Commissioning Editor Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com) will be attending and welcoming visitors to our bookstand. We will be featuring titles from across our French programme, including recent volumes from our newly re-launched series Modern … Continue reading

Series re-launch: Modern French Identities

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the Modern French Identities series under the editorship of Jean Khalfa. We thank Peter Collier for an amazing 20 years as the editor of the series, which has now reached 127 volumes! Modern French Identities Series Editor Dr Jean Khalfa, Senior Lecturer in French Studies, Trinity College, … Continue reading

Invitation to submit book proposals to Modern French Identities

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the book series Modern French Identities with a new editorial board: Modern French Identities http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/MFI Series Editor Peter Collier (University of Cambridge) Editorial Board Contemporary Literature and Thought: Martin Crowley (University of Cambridge) Francophone Studies: Louise Hardwick (University of Birmingham) and Jean Khalfa (University of … Continue reading

Poetics of the Antilles published

The essays collected in this volume study the poetry and thought of four major Francophone Caribbean writers: Saint-John Perse, Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon and Édouard Glissant. In a context where identity was a question, an original conception of subjectivity appeared, as the end point rather than the origin of a process which was inseparably poetic … Continue reading

Nina Bouraoui, Autofiction and the Search for Selfhood published

The motif of the ‘identity quest’ features strongly in much contemporary French women’s writing, but nowhere more so than in the work of Nina Bouraoui. Author of numerous books since 1991 and winner of the 2005 Prix Renaudot, Bouraoui persistently explores the question of self-expression in her work, experimenting with a variety of self-representational modes … Continue reading

New publication: Locating Hybridity

Despite its inherent negative implications as a purveyor of essentialism, the concept of hybridity holds a great deal of critical purchase in the postcolonial world. Hybridity allows identities and cultures to be conceptualized as different and manifold, allowing for the undermining of the binaries of self and other, centre and periphery, colonizer and colonized. In … Continue reading

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