category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] American Literature 1: Literature Before 1870

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO APRIL 30th

PAMLA 2015: 21st-Century Literature (Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Fifteen years in, our twenty-first century literary traditions are beginning to take shape, and, indeed, it may be time to bring the poorly-named "contemporary" period to a close after its 70-year rei

Update - debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah / University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the debbie tucker green international symposium on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the University of Lincoln.

[UPDATE] SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

The 2015 ELLAK International Conference

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

The JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature
contact email: 
jnzl@vuw.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) offers an annual prize for an essay in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

The Contemporary: Culture in the Twenty-First Century, March 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
contemporary.princeton@gmail.com

We are constantly under pressure to define the “now.” When did it begin? What does it include? When will it end?

"Passports" - Symploke Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal
contact email: 
Jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

Passports (symploke, Vol. 24, No. 2)

Exploring Moral Interfaces: Private Worlds and Public Systems, 7th to 9th October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Exploring Moral Interfaces:
Private Worlds and Public Systems
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
7th to 9th October, 2015

Words Words Words: The Future of Literary Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Words Words Words:
The Future of Literary Writing
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
25-27 November, 2015

PAMLA 2015-American Literature After 1865 Portland, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gvalenz3@calstatela.edu

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is calling for papers for its 113th annual convention.

CFP edited collecton---Modernism in the Green, Deadline May 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel (Baylor) and Margaret Konkol (New College)
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

Modernism in the Green

Philosophy and Poetry [Edited Volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha [India]
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Poetry has been a continuous presence in the realm of philosophy.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 1 -- Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference -
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

Conference Webpage: https://tuftsgradhumanitiesconference.wordpress.com/

Call for Proposals - Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来 Conference - October 22-24,2015

full name / name of organization: 
LIM College
contact email: 
nicole.lamoreaux@limcollege.edu

Fashion: Now & Then: Passé, Presente, 未来
Thursday, October 22, 2015 to Saturday, October 24, 2015
LIM College, New York City, NY, U.S.A.

Proposal Due Date: June 8, 2015

Call for papers and creative writing DEADLINE 15/05/20015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

(UPDATE) Call for Papers: Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail.com, serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

Call for papers Gender in series : cinema, television and the media

full name / name of organization: 
Gender in series : cinema, television and the media
contact email: 
gwenlegras@wanadoo.fr

Call for papers
Gender in series: cinema, television and the media

Call for papers
Authors can submit anytime they want:

Proposed Special Issue: "Fictions of Circulation"

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Busl
contact email: 
gbusl@twu.edu

I am seeking abstracts for additional contributions to a proposed special journal issue, “Fictions of Circulation.”

Oceanic Literatures and Cultures: Standing Session at PAMLA 2015 (Nov. 6th-8th), in Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
chjthom@indiana.edu

We are seeking paper proposals for a standing session on Oceanic Literature and Culture at PAMLA 2015, which will take place from November 6th-8th at Portland State University, Oregon.

PAMLA 2015-Portland-U.S. Lit Before 1865

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
akong@calstatela.edu

The 113th Annual PAMLA Conference will be held at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower and Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, on November 6-8, 2015.

CFP: PAMLA 2015 Conference, Portland, Oregon, Nov. 6-8, 2015; May 15 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for paper proposals for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower on Friday, November 6 – Sunday,

CFP: Jewish Literature and Culture, PAMLA Conference (5/15/2015 submission deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

This approved session on Jewish Literature and Culture for the November 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR PAMLA Conference welcomes paper proposals on any aspect of Jewish literature and culture, but papers expl

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Melanie Holm (holm.melanie@gmail.com) & Chris GoGwilt (gogwilt@fordham.edu)
contact email: 
holm.melanie@gmail.com

Call for papers:

Immigration and Migration

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume of Reference Encyclopedia on Contemporary Issues and People of Color by ABC-CLIO/Greenwood
contact email: 
amhuerta@cpp.edu

As part of a five-volume reference encyclopedia examining contemporary issues that people of color experience in the United States, this Call for Papers for Volume 5 focuses on immigration and migrati

Call For Papers: Summer 2015 Issue of Agasia (Deadline: June 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Agasia: a Journal of Literary Chatter
contact email: 
agasia@csustan.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Agasia is currently accepting submissions for its Summer 2015 edition.

Books of Blood: a cross-disciplinary investigation into blood as representation, symbol, and text in modern culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

All humans ‘are books of blood—wherever you open us, we’re red’ (Clive Barker).

CFP: Ethics, Affect, and Empathy panel at PAMLA, Portland OR, Nov. 6-8,2015

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association). Session organizer: Marilyn Edelstein
contact email: 
medelstein@scu.edu

Soliciting papers for an approved special session at PAMLA--the regional MLA for the West Coast/Pacific region. Proposals, with abstracts, due May 15, 2015. "Ethics and Affect I: Empathy"

The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics, 2016 inaugural issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics
contact email: 
submissions@multimodalrhetorics.com

The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics invites scholarly essays for our inaugural issue. Proposed articles can focus on the multisensory aspects of rhetoric and persuasion within:

Robert Penn Warren Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Robert Penn Warren Studies at Western Kentucky University
contact email: 
warren.studies@wku.edu

Robert Penn Warren Studies, which publishes critical explorations of the life and works of Robert Penn Warren and his friends, colleagues, and students, invites submissions for the journal’s forthcoming edition. For this issue, we are particularly interested in pieces that address Warren and his associates’ legacy, either through their literary production or in their approach to teaching literature.

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale
Abstracts due by May 29, 2015

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue) - Submission deadline: June 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 11th issue. We accept:

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (June 2015 Issue) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire (Special Issue Southern Literary Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Literary Journal (SLJ), soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)
contact email: 
jacrank@ua,edu

Call for Papers: Dirt and Desire
for a Spring 2016 Special Issue of the Southern Literary Journal (SLJ),
soon to become south: a scholarly journal (Fall 2015)

June 12, 2015 Label Me Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Label Me Latina/o
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o

CALL FOR SCHOLARLY ESSAYS

(UPDATE) SPECULATION AND FICTION (Deadline 30 April, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 1)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The term speculation has, among others, two specific strands of meaning: thinking/narrating the realm of the possible and describing a form of economy that borders on the fluctuations in the material

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