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Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

International conference cfp

9 July 2014
  • Organised by: Vedrana Velickovic and Sheree Mack
  • University of Brighton, UK
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@ University of Brighton
Keynote Speakers: Bernardine Evaristo, TBC
Evening Readings by: Katy Massey, Sheree Mack, TBC

Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2013), this inaugural conference of the Black British Women’s Writing Network (BBWWN) will offer scholars and postgraduate students the chance to come together to debate some of the continuing preoccupations and new directions in this diverse and burgeoning field of study. Abstracts of 300-500 words are invited for 20-minute papers as well as 60-minute panel proposals.

Please send abstracts as email attachments to by February 1, 2014.

For any further information check out the conference website or contact the organizers: Dr Vedrana Velickovic ( and Dr Sheree Mack (