This major international conference on the work of Hélène Cixous will examine the author's contribution to literature and thought over more than 50 years. The conference will consider the full range of Cixous's output over six decades.
The conference will be in French and English. Applications to participate in either language are welcome. Please send a résumé of the proposed paper (300 words max.) indicating the relevant theme along with a bio-bibliographical note (200 words max.) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17 October 2016.
Participants' expenses cannot be subsidised by the conference committee, but 5 grants are available to help with travel and subsistence costs in Paris. These will be awarded on the basis of need. Applicants wishing to be considered for a grant should append a brief rationale to their résumé.
This platform is part of the Axis 1 "Strengthening the capacities of equality actors" of the Priority Solidarity Fund "Women for the future in the Mediterranean" funded by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and led by the European Institute of the Mediterranean, in the framework of the project “Developing Women's Empowerment” labelled by the Union for the Mediterranean.