It seems the mad monotheists of the Christian variety have acquired a strong grip on the professors of Osmania University. First the Beef festival and now this. The professors of this university are itching to get their backside kicked by the Hindus — the only language that they understand.
Major international Afro-Dalit academic conference coming up
International Conference on Negotiating Margins: African American & Dalit
Writings 17-19 December 2012
Call for Papers Date: 2012-09-15
Date Submitted: 2012-07-03
Announcement ID: 195540
The Osmania University Centre for International Programmes (OUCIP), Hyderabad, India is organizing an International Conference from 17 – 19, December 2012 on Negotiating Margins: African American and Dalit Writings. Participants desirous of attending the conference should submit a soft copy of the abstract of the proposed presentation in about 300 words along with a brief bio-note by 15 September, 2012 to oucipprogrammes@… with a subject heading Negotiating Margins.
The broad areas covered by the conference include:
Democracy and Subaltern Consciousness in African American and Dalit Writings.
Issues and Perspectives of Subaltern Consciousness.
Literature of Marginality: Dalit and African American Writings.
Woman, Caste and Race.
Constructions of Self.
The Subaltern Consciousness and the Crisis of leadership.
America and India: the Subaltern Renaissance.
Politics of Empowerment and Subaltern issues.
Traumatic Silences and the Silencing Processes.
Any other topic relevant to the theme of the Conference.
Towards Centre The emerging middle class from the margins
Prof. A. Karunaker
OSmania University Centre for International Programmes Osmania University
Hyderabad – 500 007 India