category: ethnicity and national identity

ACLA 2015 CFP: Poetry After Language (3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Yale University; Kevin M. F. Platt, University of Pennsylvania; Walt Hunter, Clemson University
contact email: 
marijeta.bozovic@yale.edu, kmfplatt@sas.upenn.edu, hunter1@clemson.edu

The L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E school of poetry marked a shift—or a return to avant-garde practice—in American poetry in the 1970s.

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil16@inter-disciplinary.net

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Call For Submissions: December, 2014. Theme : NO MAN’S LAND; Deadline: 20th October, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : December, 2014.
Theme : NO MAN’S LAND
Deadline: 20th October, 2014
Guest Editor for the Issue : Dave Besseling
http://tfqmagazine.org/call-for-submissions/

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference (16-19 September 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles University, Prague
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O’Brien Conference

Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015

Keynote Speakers

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Happiness (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
happiness1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Happiness

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Hope

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Hope

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

ASECS 2015: Minor Authors and Minor Genres: Re-examining the Creation of the Eighteenth-Century Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Emory Moore, University of North Texas
contact email: 
lindsaymoore@my.unt.edu

By the end of the eighteenth-century, thanks to literary histories such as Samuel Johnson’s Lives of the Poets and Thomas Warton’s The History of English Poetry, along with the beginning of litera

Feminist Theory and the Futures of Nature, ACLA 2015 proposals due Aug 31st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative LIterature Association
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu

The deconstruction of categories of animal, human, and cybernetic organisms has led to wholesale rethinking of corporeal futures.

UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media" (April 10-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

The Graduate Comics Organization at the University of Florida invites applicants to submit proposals to the 12th UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "Comics Read but Seldom Seen: Diversity and Representation in Comics and Related Media." The conference will be held from Friday, April 10th, 2015 to Sunday, April 12th, 2015. Proposals are due January 1st, 2015.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

[UPDATE] THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

¿Queer Brown Futures?: Utopia & Apocalypse in Latina/o Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia opens with an epigraph from Oscar Wilde: “A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth glancing at.” For Wilde, utopia is vital because it

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program
contact email: 
imagingthebodyconf@gmail.com

Body Imaging and the Body Imaginary: An Interdisciplinary Psychoanalytic Conference

To take place at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia on April 3-4, 2015

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

Alice Munro and the Body panel, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Arant/ NeMLA
contact email: 
alison.arant@wagner.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Alice Munro and the Body

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

Interdisciplinary Humanities, Deadline: May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
tllack@carilionclinic.org

http://h-e-r-a.org/hera_call.htm

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Journal: Interdisciplinary Humanities
Editor: Tony Lack, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

"Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 20 October 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

ASECS 2015 Panel: The English Catholic Community in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

Discussions of English Catholicism in the eighteenth century often treat Catholics as an “Other” against which English Protestant culture defined itself. Of course, English Catholics in the period also sought to define or represent themselves—sometimes to distinguish themselves from a Protestant “Other,” and sometimes to bridge the divide between themselves and Protestants. This panel welcomes papers investigating representations of English Catholics in literary or non-literary writings and art produced by English Catholics, or papers investigating any aspect of English Catholic culture.

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

[Update] James Baldwin Review submission deadline, Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue.

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

full name / name of organization: 
The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (dealine 25 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the Volume 1, Issue 2 (Septem

RSAP Book Prize, Submissions Due December 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
TW-Helwig@wiu.edu

The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize.

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Women and Work, SSAWW 2015 conference (Nov. 4–8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
strong01@nsuok.edu and leiren@aol.com

The meaning of "women's work" has never been stable.

"Government / Literature" for ACLA 2015 (Seattle, March 25-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan / Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
kriordan@ntu.edu.sg

Textos Híbridos. Revista de estudios sobre la crónica latinoamericana.

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Workman / Pepperdine University
contact email: 
amber.workman@pepperdine.edu

Textos Híbridos, the electronic journal dedicated to the study of the Latin American chronicle from the Conquest to the present day, invites the submission of critical studies on the Latin American l

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