Literature in the Gulf Symposium: Cosmopolitanism in an Era of Globalization Qatar University, DohaMarch 31 – April 1, 2020 Our present moment is, as the sociologist Ulrich Beck insisted, inescapably cosmopolitan: “nowadays, there is no point in arguing over whether patriotism, although practical, is too petty, whereas cosmopolitanism, by contrast, is splendid, but cold and unlivable.
ethnicity and national identity
EPTC/TCEP Panel: Indigenous Phenomenology: Body Sovereignty, Land Sovereignty
The English Department at UNA welcomes you to participate in this year’s Graduate Conference: Migration: Shifting to and fro and In-between
While influxes of immigrants/migrants/refugees arriving to the U.S. dominate conceptualizations of identity and belonging, it is vital to analyze our deeper understandings of migration. Migration—the act of moving from one place to another—exists in a number of ways, not just geographically. So, how do our limited ways of thinking of migration affect its potential in certain fields/entities/theories?
“From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.” – Winston Churchill, 5 March 1946
Call for Papers: Liminal Existences and Migrant Resistances Marquette University, sponsored by the Marquette Forum, the English Department, and the Center for Transnational Justice March 20-21, 2020
We invite traditional paper presentations in addition to non-traditional panels, papers-in-progress, workshops, creative works (poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction), or original short films. Please submit a 250 to 500 word abstract or description of your project to Ibtisam Abujad at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 15, 2020.
Miss Ann and Mister Charlie: Confronting Whiteness
CAAS Board-Sponsored Panel
The popularity of the Wypipo as a Twitter hashtag has drawn new attention to the ways in which various communities have long critiqued the ways of whiteness and its practitioners from beyond the academy. This board-sponsored panel invites papers that consider such critiques, whether historical, virtual, literary, cinematic, or beyond. Topics might include white fragility, Women’s Marches, cultural products such as Dear White People, viral Beckys, and more.
Call for Papers
Asian Popular Culture / The Asian American Experience
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
41st Annual Conference, February 19-22, 2020
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2019
We are hoping to organise an open-to-public seminar on "Cantonese and Education", which will take place on Thursday 28 November 2019 (tentative, venue TBA). We are looking for speakers to speak for 15 minutes about any aspects that relates to the theme.
Topics may include language, social and liberal studies classes, creative expression, global access, politics on campus, and more. The speakers will also be asked to give comments on others' presentations.
If you are interested in participating, please send a title of your short paper and some initial thoughts to Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (email@example.com) by Friday 1 November 2019.
“Documentary Poetry, Popular Protest and Activism: An International Poetry and Poetics Seminar”
The American University of Paris.
Co-Directors: Geoff Gilbert and William Dow.
June 11-13, 2020.
The American University of Paris announces a call for papers for a documentary poetry conference to be held 11-13 June 2020 at the American University of Paris.
We are happy to announce that in March 2020 Cha will be publishing a special “Writing Malaysia” issue. Submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and art are accepted between 15 October 2019 and 31 December 2019. If you have something original, bizarre, daring or thought-provoking to say about Malaysia, we would like to hear from you. Please note that we can only accept submissions in English or translated into English.