Guest lectures, readings, CfPs & conferences, summer schools

The 2015 Afroeuropeans Network Conference in Münster
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You will find upcoming guest lectures, readings, summer schools as well as the latest call for papers and conferences here . Watch out for regular updates.

  • Guest lectures

    Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
    Title to be announced
    Tuesday , 3 December | 12:15 s.t. | JO1

  • Readings


  • CfPs & conferences

    Comparing Colonialism: Beyond Modern Exceptionalism
    September 26-28, 2019
    Deadline: September 30, 2018

  • Summer schools

    Various universities and other academic organisations offer summer schools where students can explore a particular subject in a kind of block seminar format over one or several weeks during the semester break. This gives students the chance to study new topics not offered at their home universities, or to explore a familiar topic from a new angle, with different teachers and classmates in a different setting. Sometimes students can get credit points which are also accepted at their home university (preferably check beforehand).

    Upcoming summer schools


    GAPS summer academy

    A summer academy on anglophone postcolonial literatures and cultures is organized biannually by interested students under the auspices of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (GAPS). The GAPS summer school offers students from all universities the opportunity to explore various different aspects of the New Literatures in English in a one-week 'package' of lectures, seminars and authors' readings. Creative writing workshops are also possible. Lecturers and authors come from various German and international locations. Each Summer School takes place in a different city.

    Students can have their ASNEL summer school 'credits' accepted for thematically relevant components of any degree programme offered at Münster’s English department (e.g. Magister, Lehramt, B.A., M.A.of Education, M.A. National & Transnational Studies), and at any level (e.g. Proseminar, BA seminar, Hauptseminar - but not Kolloquium).
    Details can be checked on the summer school website and should be discussed with one of your Münster lecturers (e.g. Prof. Mark Stein or Dr. Silke Stroh) in advance.

    The most recent GAPS Summer Schools took place in Frankfurt in September 2017 ("Performing Postcolonialisms").