CALL FOR PAPERS An International Conference on “Interactions and Interchanges: Literature, Culture, Globalization”

at Kinnaird College for Women In Collaboration with Arizona State University 

December 6-8, 2018

Deadline for Abstracts: October 20, 2018

Kinnaird College for Women in collaboration with Arizona State University is holding An International Conference titled “Interactions and Interchanges: Literature, Culture, Globalization” from December 6-8, 2018.

In culmination of a multi-year partnership between Kinnaird College for Women and Arizona State University that explored many of these themes in relation to Pakistani and American literatures, we invite papers that engage the world of possibilities found in literature and other forms of cultural production to provide insight into what it means to be human in a globalized world.

Who to Attend

Researchers and academicians from a range of disciplines in the humanities, from national and international universities, are invited to share abstracts. Participants will present their papers in panels held over the three days of the conference. We especially invite scholars at the early stage of their careers to present their work, exchange new ideas, build professional networks, participate in topical workshops, and to find partners for future collaboration.

Conference Themes

Literature from a wide variety of genres and theoretical approaches are welcome. Papers may also examine related forms such as media representations, music, historical art, and performative arts. Key themes include, but are not limited to:

  • gender and body
  • belonging and dislocation
  • migrant populations, nations, and borders
  • colonialism and imperialism
  • experiences of war and peace
  • trauma and resilience
  • illness and healing
  • urbanization and the environment
  • memory, history and identity
  • experiences of colonialism and post colonialism
  • labor and work
  • other related disciplines

Submission of Abstracts

The abstract (250-300 words) strictly following the provided format should be e-mailed by October 20, 2018 to along with the filled registration form.

Important Dates

October 20, 2018               Deadline for submitting abstracts

October 25, 2018                Notification of acceptance/Rejection

November 15, 2018            Deadline of submission of full PPT presentation

October 20-30, 2018           Registration (Early Bird)

December 6-8, 2018           Conference

Registration fee (Non-Refundable)









Note: Fee should be deposited directly in College Account and scanned copy of duly filled registration form along with payment proof must be emailed at

Account title: K.C General Fund

Account number: 6510047710300167

IBAN: PK87BPUN6510047710300167

Bank Name: Bank of Punjab

Branch Code: 0028

Branch Name: Temple Road Branch, Lahore

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Template for Abstract Submission

Registration Form

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