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Representation of the Other: English-French Bilingual Interdisciplinary Workshop

Date & Time:
April 19, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Gallery Hall, TFDL

English-French Bilingual Interdisciplinary Workshop: Representation of the Other

Website (an English version will be available shortly; updates will be posted regularly)

The Division of French and Francophone Studies is pleased to invite all SLLLC colleagues to submit proposals for papers treating the workshop theme in relation to fields under social sciences and humanities. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Otherness beyond borders

  • Gender and alterity

  • Social representations of alterity

  • The exotic “Other” (customs, rites, folklore)

  • Alterity and language: voice of the “Other”

  • Representation of  the “other” or the “elsewhere”

  • Identity and alterity (political, philosophical, social, cultural or religious dimensions)

  • Relativism and universalism

  • Inclusion/Exclusion

  • Immigration and interculturality

Proposals should be in the form of an abstract (c250 words) sent as an e-mail attachment in Word to and The deadline for proposals is 31 January 2018.