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

Conferences and forum


Politics and Aesthetics of Diversity

Beni Mellal, 20-21 March, 2019

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


Organizers of the Forum: 

IDDRL Research Laboratory andEnglish Studies Department, Faculty of Arts and Humanities Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Beni Mellal, Morocco

Erasmus+ CBHE programme project “Gender Studies Curriculum: A Step for Democracy and Peace in EU-neighbouring countries with different traditions – GeSt” [561785-EPP-1-2015-1-LT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP]

The topics of the Conference  include, but are not limited to, the following issues:

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

Call for papers can be found HERE.

 Conference program can be found HERE.

Conference presentations can be found HERE

Natalija Mažeikienė and Eglė Gerulaitienė (Vytautas Magnus University,  Lithuania). Prenatal Education, Pre-birth Knowledge Systems and Politics of Reproduction in Lithuania.

Soumaya Berjeb (University of Manouba,  Tunisia). Gender, Media and Terrorism: Which relationship?

Zeineb Zerai (University of Manouba, Tunisia). The Body between Physical Entity and Historical Traces.

Chedlia Fitouri (University of Manouba, Tunisia). Gender Leadership Work and Motivation in Sport Administration.

Sofiene Mnadla (University of Manouba, Tunisia). Emotional Reactions, Gender and Sport Performance.

Zineb El Abboub (Chouaib Doukkali University, El Jadida, Morocco). “Sexism in Moroccan Arabic: Gender Differences in Perceptions and Use of Language”

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