CfP: 7th Games and Literary Theory Conference, Kolkata

Announcing the 7th Games and Literary Theory Conference (GamesLit 2019) to be held in Kolkata, India  on November 18th to 20th. The venue is Presidency University, Kolkata (formerly Hindoo College and Presidency College), which has just celebrated its bicentenary. It is an honour to be able to host the first large games conference in this part of Asia and indeed, the so-named Global South.

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), also known as the ‘second city of the British Empire, used to be the capital of the British Raj and is now a vibrant and diverse city with a rich mix of cultures. It is also an appropriate location for a conference themed ‘Games at the Margin’. The full call for papers is available on the conference website: https://gameslit2019.wordpress.com and also below.

They are looking for abstracts of at least 300 and no more than. 700 words; more information is available on the conference website.  Please submit your abstracts via EasyChair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=gameslit2019 on or before June 30th.

More information on the travel, accommodation and other logistical issues will be provided on the website shortly. If you have any queries, please email me at souvik.eng@presiuniv.ac.in or my coorganiser at debanjana.eng@presiuniv.ac.in.

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