Wednesday, November 18, 2009

JOM! : Imagined Communities Revisited

We have one hella exciting event coming up if you're interested in literature and cultural studies. Drum roll please.

The Department of English Language and Literature is organising an international conference entitled "Imagined Communities Revisited: Identity, Nationalism and Globalisation in Asia Pacific Literatures and Cultures" which will kick off this Friday, 20th November 2009 and participation is open to all who would like to attend.

Some of the names of the literary giants dropping by include Benedict Anderson himself, Bruce Bennett, Tanure Ojaide, Wong Phui Nam, Zunar, Isabela Banzon, Carlotta Abrams and many more. (I am salivating already.)

Important update:
The 13th Biennial Symposium on Literatures and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific Region day-pass is now available!!

The details:

Date: 20-23 November 2009 (Friday-Monday)
Venue: Best Western Premier Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Opposite The Mall & Legend Hotel) and Last day in IIUM (CAC Seminar Room)
Fee: RM 160.00 per day for any of the 3 days (no events on Sunday)

For more last minute need information on this event, visit the conference official website by clicking right HERE.

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