International conference Politics and Aesthetics of Diversity at Sultan Moulay Slimane University (USMS) in Morocco, 20-21 March, 2019



of IDDRL Research Laboratory

Politics and Aesthetics of Diversity
Beni Mellal, 20-21 March, 2019

Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, English Studies Department



IDDRL Research Laboratory invites 20-minute papers from across the disciplines, including interdisciplinary work, that address any aspect of the following conference themes:

Theorising/ Historicising Diversity Studies
Diversity as a concept
Diversity in theory and theories of diversity
Diversity Critique of Monist Discourses
Transnational/Transcultural Encounters
Gender and diversity
Diversity in Gender theories
Intersectionality and Diversity
Diasporic Diversity
Local and Regional Diversity
Diversity Linguistics
Stylistic Approaches to Textual and Genre Diversity
Translating Diversity
Literary and Artistic Diversity
Pedagogical Approaches to Diversity
A selection of papers will be published after the conference.

Please send proposals of up to 500 words and a short biographical résumé via e-mail (as Word 1997- 2003 attachments) to the following e-mail addresses:

Noreddine Bourima, Farida Mokhtari, Jamal Koubali
Deadline for sending proposals: January 28th 2019.
Acceptance of proposals will be sent on February15th

Conference Fees:
The conference fee is € 50/MAD 550. It includes:
Conference pack
Coffee break refreshment
Farewell dinner

Accommodation: Hotel El Bassatine***A (within walking distance of the University)
(€50  full board per single person/per night )

Telephone +212 (0) 523 482 247

For more information, please follow the links:

Menara Marrakesh Airport (3hrs drive/taxi ride to the Hotel in Beni Mellal)
Mohamed V Casablanca Airport (3hrs drive/taxi ride to the Hotel in Beni Mellal)

The organising committee:
Noreddine Bourima, Jamal Koubali, Hamid Masfour, Farida Mokhtari, Saida Hdii, Mustapha Zanzoun, Cherki Karkaba, Mohamed Sghir Syad.