Organizing Committee Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurten Birlik Assist. Prof. Dr. Margaret J-M Sönmez Assist. Prof. Dr. Dürrin Alpakın Martinez-Caro Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız Assist. Prof. Dr. Elif Öztabak-Avcı Dr. Nil Korkut-Naykı Honorary Committee Prof. Dr. Ayten Coşkunoğlu Bear Prof. Dr. Nursel İçöz Prof. Dr. Meral Çileli Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ünal Norman Dr. Deniz Arslan 26-27 March 2015 at Middle East Technical University Ankara, Turkey Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, is organizing the 22nd of the series of 2-day conferences on British Novelists on 26-27 March 2015. This year the conference theme is Zadie Smith and her work. Paper proposals that aim interdisciplinary and innovative explorations of her works are invited. By encouraging submissions from a broad variety of disciplines, theoretical perspectives and genres, including but not limited to, post- colonialism, feminism, sexuality, gender, literature, philosophy, cultural studies, and media studies, we seek to provide an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and participants from different backgrounds and to encourage dialogue between them. Proposals using any methodology by established academics as well as by young scholars and graduate students are welcomed. Proposals for 20-minute papers (about 200 words) should be sent by 1 September 2014. Please include name, institutional affiliation, student status (graduate or undergraduate), contact information (address, email address), and a list of any audio/visual equipment needed for your presentation. Please address queries and submit proposals via email to Nurten Birlik: metubnc@metu.edu.tr  We plan to publish a selection of papers presented at the Conference. Further details concerning accommodation and joining instructions and a preliminary version of the schedule will be available shortly at: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr