Call for papers for III International Conference on Caribbean, Iberoamerican and African Literature and Culture

The call for papers for the III International Conference Caribbean, Iberoamerican and African Literature and Culture: Encounters, Exchanges and Deviations in Difference is now open. The Conference aims to be a privileged space for research, reflection and debate in favour of scientific and cultural research and will take place at the Universidad del Atlántico, Barranquilla, Colombia (UA), from 23 to 25 November 2022, in an online format. Paper proposals can be submitted until 15 July 2022.

Following on from the previous editions held at the Instituto de Ciências da Educação de Luanda – ISCED-Luanda, Angola (2019), and at the Universidade Zambeze – UniZambeze, Mozambique (2021), this edition has the particularity of incorporating content from the literature, culture and language of the Caribbean, Ibero-American and African countries, in particular, the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries, and of being preceded by preparatory activities and conversations in said online format during May, June, August, September and October, in 2022.

This scientific event will pay tribute to Renato Cardoso (Cape Verdean poet, composer and diplomat murdered on 29 September 1989) and Roberto Burgos (Colombian Caribbean singer, narrator, José María Arguedas Narrative Award from the House of the Americas 1st National Novel Award, died in 2018). The Conference configures a space for dialogue and construction of international research networks, discussing contemporary themes transversal to various areas of knowledge, from linguistic, legal economic and socio-cultural policies in the Caribbean, Ibero-American and African spaces of Portuguese-speaking countries, to the critical problematization of the concept of lusophony and hispanophony, to reach the press, the intellectual history, of books and culture, publishing, the arts and the impact of women’s writing in the context of contemporary thought(s) and struggles for their rights.

The proposals, which may be in Portuguese, Spanish or English, must include the title of the paper, institutional affiliation, the abstract (up to 250 words), five keywords, and a brief biographical note (up to 150 words). They should be submitted to the email:

This initiative involves CHAM – Centro de Humanidades, NOVA FCSH, Portugal; the Centro de Estudos Multidisciplinares (CEM) Eduardo Augusto Kambwa of the Instituto Superior das Ciências da Educação de Luanda (ISCED-Luanda), Angola; the Movimento Literário e Artístico Lev’Arte (Lev’Arte), Angola the University of Luanda, Faculty of Arts (IUL-FaArts), the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Universidad del Atántico (FCSH-UA), Barranquilla, Colombia; the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (FCSH) of Zambeze University (UniZambeze), Mozambique; the Centre for Communication and Society Studies, University of Minho (CECS/UMinho); Project “Memories, cultures and identities: how the past weights on the present-day intercultural relations in Mozambique and Portugal? (CECS/UMinho) (; the Universidade de Santiago (US), Cape Verde; the Universidade Licungo (UniLicungo), Mozambique; the Universidad Autónoma de México (UAM); and the CONCHA Project (EU H2020-MSCA-RISE-2017 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 777998).