XV Annual Conference of Rajasthan Association for Studies in English

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Udaipur: The Fifteenth Annual Conference of Rajasthan Association for Studies in English will be held at SKDL Government Girls PG College, Ratangarh, Churu on 18-19 November , 2018. The organizing Secretary of the Conference Dr.Sumer Singh has said that this is the first conference in Shekhawati region in which scholars from all over the country will participate. The topic of the conference is " Embracing the "Other": Exploring New Literatures".
Prof. H.S.Chandalia , Vice president of the Association said that this is the first conference after the sad demise of its president Prof. S.N.Joshi. The first S.N.Joshi Memorial Lecture will be organized in this Conference. Prof.A.K.Singh, Vice Chancellor, Auro University, Surat has agrred to deliver this lecture. Prof. Singh is a renowned scholar who has earlier Saurashtra University , Rajkot as Professor and Head , Indira Gandhi Open University , New Delhi as Director , School of Translation Studies and also as Vice Chancellor of Aurangabad University. New Literatures in English, used always in plural, refers to that body of literature which has been traditionally treated as literature of the ‘other’. These ‘other’ are the people who live in the erstwhile colonies of the then British Empire and used the language of their colonial rulers to fight back and create their own histories and narratives using that language. It is the literature of the people of countries in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Oceania, and some other countries like Canada where a large number of people learnt English to meet the challenges of their lives and then used it to voice their feelings through writing in English.New English literatures, is a body of literary writings that reacts to the discourse of colonization. It often involves writings that deal with issues of de-colonization or the political and cultural independence of people formerly subjugated to colonial rule.
It is also a literary critique to texts that carry racist or colonial undertones. Scholars from India and abroad are invited to contribute their learnes research papers in the conference.
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