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ethnicity and national identity

Anglo-Saxons In the World, Conference

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:59am
Sophia D'Ignazio / Cornell University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019


Two-Day Conference and Digital Humanities Workshop

Cornell University, November 2-3, 2019

GSA 2019: Dis/ability in German-Language Culture

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:51am
German Studies Association / Coalition of Women in German
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

German Studies AssociationOctober 3-6, 2019Portland, Oregon, USA 

Panel: Dis/ability in German-Language Culture

Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:51am
Turkish-German Studies Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Turkish-German Studies Yearbook, Volume 10, 2019

Call for Papers

The second volume of Turkish-German Studies Yearbook in 2011 was devoted to the 50thanniversary of the migration of Turkish guest workers to Germany. At that time, the prevailing mood surrounding Turkish-German relations was celebratory. Discussions on Leitkultur, the supposed phenomenon of speaking two languages halfway, and integration faded into the background, while mutual acceptance seemed within reach.

English Literature since 1900

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:46am
Krista Rascoe/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

At the turn of the twentieth century, modernity positioned itself as an unsettling force that changed traditional modes of communication, facilitated new forms of transportation, and transformed social experiences.  Modernity also prompted technological advances that disrupted political/cultural boundaries through war, empire expansion, economic migration, and the like.  Within her Empire, England's colonies felt the longing of emancipation through the rise of nationalist movements in Ireland and India.  Eventually, these movements spread across Britain's African and Caribbean holdings, as well.  The RMMLA English Literature since 1900 panel welcomes presentation proposals of no more than 250 words that explore any aspect of influence that decolonization

Octavia Butler Panels at ALA 2019 in Boston

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:25am
Octavia E. Butler Literary Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Octavia E. Butler Literary Society

American Literature Association Annual Conference


May 2019


Claude McKay, Romance in Marseille Special Issue

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:18am
Gary Holcomb, William J. Maxwell
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019

In February 2020, Penguin Random House will publish for the first time Claude McKay’s never-released revolutionary novel, Romance in Marseille, written circa 1929-1933, edited by Gary Holcomb (Ohio U) and William J. Maxwell (Washington U in St. Louis). A “Black Spine” series Penguin Classics paperback, Romance in Marseille will be the publisher’s Black History Month selection and centerpiece of the 2020 catalogue. McKay’s late-Harlem Renaissance novel lends itself to several contemporary critical concerns: queer, disability, proletarian, black transnational, and New Modernist studies among them.

Reframing Colonialism: Exploring Languages, Cultures and Identities

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:22am
Aspen Knight University of Alaska Anchorage Pacific Rim English Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Pacific Rim English Conference is a graduate student ran academic conference in English studies at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Aspen Knight, the director of this years conference is a second year masters student with the department of English at UAA. Her current research is on digital rhetoric and feminism. She, and the rest of the Pacific Rim conference committee welcomes all participants and is excited about this upcoming conference.

2019 Call for Proposals

Reframing Colonialism:

Considering Languages, Cultures, and Identities

MELUS Panel at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:14am
MELUS: The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 4, 2019

Panel Topic: "'Writing' Wrongs: Notions of Justice and Civic Engagement in Multi-Ethnic American Literature"

Pacific Arts and Climate Activism: ASLE 2019

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:20am
ASLE (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Call for Papers: Paradise Rising: Pacific Arts and Climate Activism

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Biennial Conference, UC Davis, June 26-30 2019


Organizers:  Rebecca Hogue (, University of California, Davis, and Anaïs Maurer (, Colby College

Proposed Format:  Roundtable (5-6 Presenters)