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Internaitonal Conference on Iranian Diaspora Studies

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:51pm
Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies, San Francisco State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

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San Francisco State University Center for Iranian Diaspora Studies

Presents its Inaugural International Conference

Forty Years and More: Research in the Emerging Field of Iranian Diaspora Studies, March 28-30, 2019, Seven Hills Conference Center, San Francisco State University


Shattering Silences: Challenging Traditions/ Inventing Worlds

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:08am
Queens College MA Program in English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018


The Fifth Annual Queens College Graduate Conference


Shattering Silences

Challenging Traditions, Inventing Worlds


Conference Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Sarah Blackwood, Associate Professor of English, Pace University

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018


Sports as Art, as Resistance

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:01am
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018


“Sports as Art, as Resistance”


Callaloo invites complete submissions for a special issue devoted to the interdisciplinary examination of sports guest edited by Eric Henderson (Stratagem Entertainment), Miya Knights (Middleton-On-Sea, UK), John McCluskey, Jr. (Indiana University), and Pellom McDaniels III (Emory University).


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Reality, Interrupted: New Perspectives on Magical Realism

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 1:25pm
Liverpool John Moores University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

5th July at Liverpool John Moores University

Keynote Speaker: Dr Chris Warnes (St. John's, University of Cambridge)

It has been over twenty years since the publication of Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community (1995), a collection of seminal essays which challenged the perception of magical realism as a form strictly reserved for Latin American writers. The collection instead repositioned magical realism as an international form used by writers from across the globe and to depict a variety of historical contexts. However, Netflix’s critically acclaimed Narcos (2015), a biopic of Pablo Escobar, firmly attributes magical realism to the Latin American context once again, opening with the statement:

Regional Identities & Coastal Communities of the Pacific

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:34am
New Zealand Studies Association / University of Aveiro, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Papers can consider all topics related to the Pacific and New Zealand, with priority given to papers that address the themes of ‘regional identities’ and/or ‘coastal communities’. We are particularly interested in papers that consider space and place in relation to the coast, beaches and beyond. However, interpretations of the theme are broad and can include national, urban and rural identities, town and country, gender and ethnicity, cultural expressions and local industries, the environment and climate change. The conference fee includes annual membership to the NZSA, which for 2018 includes a twice-yearly journal.

"Moving In and With the Gaps" Second Annual TAMUG Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:15am
Department of Liberal Studies--Texas A & M at Galveston
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

“Moving In and With the Gaps”

Second Annual TAMUG Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education

Department of Liberal Studies

Texas A&M University at Galveston

September 12-13, 2018

Moody Gardens Hotel and Conference Center

Galveston, Texas


“Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice”

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:10am
Christopher Weaver, Phoebe Jackson
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

For an edited collection, “Revisiting Peer Review: Critical Reflections on a Pedagogical Practice,” we seek chapter proposals with a particular focus on English language learners.

Paradise to Regain: Insights from Women Educators of the Black Diaspora

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:13am
Book Harushimana
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

We are calling on Black women educators–African Americans, Naturalized Black Americans, and Foreign-born Blacks from Africa, the Caribbean Islands and South America--to bring forth their stories of Paradise Gained and Lost through the meanings that they assign to the 2008 and 2016 elections and, perhaps, related elections that have impacted their role as parents, educators and role models for black children.  We are inviting stories that tell of the greatness of the Mother continent and the invincibility of the African spirit of courage and bravery and how they shaped the authors’ identities and their attitudes towards White domination.