Postgraduate Study Day 2021

Les vies noires comptent aussi : Roots, Dynamics and Intersections of Racism and Anti-racism in France and the Francophone World

24th of June 2021 – online

Call for Paper

8:00am-11:00am PST / 4:00pm-7:00pm BST on June 24, 2021.


8:00am / 4:00pm – Welcome and opening remarks 
8:15am / 4:15pm – Panel moderated by Nicola Frith, University of Edinburgh

  • “De la couleur littéraire – Catégorisation, réception et posture chez Gaël Faye et Julien Delmaire,” Eline Kuenen, Radboud University, Netherlands
  • “Amadou Cissé Dia’s Les derniers jours de Lat Dior, 1966: Dramatic inclusion and exclusion of ex-colonial constituencies in the post-independence Senegalese nation,” Freddie Coombes, University of Leeds, UK
  • “When Islamophobia crosses the Atlantic: comments in the Brazilian media on French Muslim issues,” Felipe Freitas de Souza, UNESP, Brazil
  • “French Colonial Continuities in the 1972 White Paper on Defence,” Maryam Shams, University of Sheffield

9:30am / 5:30pm – Break
9:45am / 5:45pm – Workshop focused on SFPS Antiracist Library Initiative & practical actions we can take to realize SFPS’s commitment to antiracism
11:00am / 7:00pm – Closing

If you would like to attend – and we hope you will! – please email Rebecca Glasberg by June 18, 2021, with the following information: Name, Institutional Affiliation, Location and Time Zone, Registration Status (postgraduate / postdoc / faculty).  
For general questions about the event, please contact Kate Mackenzie or Dyhia Bia