Dear Colleagues,


The postcolonial research centre CEREP will be holding a symposium around the theme “Illuminating Lives: The Biographical Impulse in Postcolonial Literatures” in Liège, Belgium, on 2 and 3 March 2017. Confirmed keynote speakers are Michael Lackey (University of Minnesota, Morris, USA), Caryl Phillips (Yale University, USA), and Chika Unigwe (Brown University, USA).


The full programme of the event can be found on the conference website at Registration is now open.


We have also created a Facebook event for the symposium:


All enquiries can be sent to Bénédicte Ledent ( or Daria Tunca (


We look forward to welcoming you to Liège!


Best wishes,


Bénédicte Ledent and Daria Tunca

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