category: ethnicity and national identity

Samla 88 CFP: Caribbean Readings of America

full name / name of organization: 
Derrilyn E. Morrison / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
derrilyn.morrison@mga.edu

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year, this CFP is inviting papers that focus on the Caribbean in America, with the intent of examining the challenges that Caribbean writers have brought to th

Movements, Flow, Resistance, January 26-29, 2017, Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY, January 26-January 29, 2017

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for the 31st Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lconnell@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE 31TH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE IN THE HUMANITIES

[UPDATE] Urban Studies - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference May 15 Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

SLSA 2016 – Creating Accounts of Creative Bodies: the Narrative Work of Fertility

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts (SLSA)
contact email: 
alyssa.duck@emory.edu

Babies perform a lot of narrative work.

PAMLA 2016: Film Studies (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

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

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the study of film.

The Apollonian Vol. 4 Guest Editor Proposals Invited

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Guest Editors Invited

The Apollonian Vol. 3, Issue 4 (December 2016) Special Issue on “The Nation & Its Discontents”

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Deadline: June 30, 2016

Guest Editor: Avishek Ray, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, NIT Silchar

The Apollonian Vol. 3, Issues 1 & 2 (March-June 2016) Joint “OPEN ISSUE”

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

We seek essays that are interdisciplinary in nature. Papers should not be merely descriptive but involve a philosophical/theoretical exploration of the issues.

{Update} CFP: Robin Williams Deadline Extended 5/15/16 [contracted collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu Michigan State University
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) (5/15/2016)

CFP for General Submissions to Studies In Control Societies due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
Studies In Control Societies
contact email: 
studiesincontrolsocieties@gmail.com

Studies In Control Societies is seeking submissions for the Fall 2016 issue.

Trauma in Literatures of North Africa and the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
david.miller@mmu.ac.uk

The Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies calls for submissions on literature and trauma in the context of North African and Middle Eastern literatures.

Extended Deadline-- Fashion Panels at 2016 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9, 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare

Deadline: May 15, 2016
Submissions.mpcaaca.org

H.D. panel at SAMLA, Nov 4-6, 2016 (abstracts due 5/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

We invite proposals for the “New Directions: H.D. and/or Her Circle” panel at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016.

[Update - Date Change and Extended Deadline] Mobile Communities, Friday, October 28, 2016 (Abstracts Due June 15, 2016)

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

Keynote: Mary N. Layoun, Professor of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Movement and stasis. Routes to and from home. Boundaries and belonging. Local places and global spaces. The possibilities for and barriers to mobility shape the way that communities, cultures, and individuals communicate with one another. Mobility influences interconnectivity across time and space as well as the formation of hierarchies of domination and subordination.

PAMLA 2016: Comics and Graphic Narratives (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samuel.hartwell.johnson@gmail.com

The comics and graphic narratives session of PAMLA 2016 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to comics and/or graphic narratives.

{UPDATE] Women & Work in Literature CFP - abstracts now due June 10

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
susanne.beekeeper@gmail.com

Session Description:

[UPDATE] Intersections of Whiteness (January 11-13, 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum, TU Dortmund (Germany)
contact email: 
intersectionsofwhiteness@gmx.de

The protests against racial profiling and racist police brutality in the U.S.

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Infonomics Society
contact email: 
f.bewsy@iicedu.org

Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016): Call for Submissions!

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Call for Submission for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies
contact email: 
editor@aeternumjournal.com

Call for Submissions for Aeternum: The Journal of Contemporary Gothic Studies (ISSN2324-4895) www.aeternumjournal.com

Lehigh Valley Vanguard Seeking Bloggers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Submissions in PROSE

Please look back through our posts to be sure your work is a good fit for us. (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org)

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

Texas Heritage: Inheritances and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Texas College English Association
contact email: 
karen.dodwell@utsa.edu

In the summer of 2015, the San Antonio Missions were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the first in Texas, which provokes considerations of the complex inheritances from colonizers and nativ

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

Modernisms and Modernities:Comparing Literary and Cultural Experiences, Fudan University in Shanghai, 19-22 July, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hamburg, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
modernisms.iaa@uni-hamburg.de

Convened by Fudan University (China), Universität Hamburg (Germany), Macquarie University (Australia)

Thessaloniki, May 2017- Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception. International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
School of Film Studies and School of English Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Film Adaptation: Theory, Practices, Reception

School of Film Studies and School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

May 25-27, 2017
Thessaloniki

Competing Visions of Place

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2016
contact email: 
dbcrawfo@ucsc.edu, khisatak@ucsc.edu

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become

Call for Abstracts: Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies @ Flow Conference (9/15-9/17, Austin TX)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Phruksachart / The Graduate Center CUNY
contact email: 
mphruksachart@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Call for abstracts for "Undisciplining U.S. Television Studies," a proposed roundtable at the 2016 Flow TV conference to be held in Austin, TX from Sept. 15-17, 2916.

PAMLA 2016 French & Francophone Sessions (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena)

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

Call for Papers.

The PAMLA Conference in 2016 will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

full name / name of organization: 
Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon, 1/1/2017

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Close Up
contact email: 
stephli@indiana.edu

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon

Goddess Studies Unit Call for Papers: Loyola Marymount University, March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
American Academy of Religion, Western Region
contact email: 
comingintobeing@gmail.com; lramey@calstatela.edu

The Goddess Studies Unit seeks to retrieve the narrative importance of female figures in mythology and religion and works to infuse equity into the nature of exclusion.

USC First Forum - Subjected to Play: Locating the Subject in the Promise of Play, Oct. 14-15, 2016, Deadline June 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Cinema and Media Studies Graduate Student Organization, ZdC
contact email: 
zdcfirstforum@gmail.com

University of Southern California
School of Cinematic Arts

Robert Kroetsch: Essayist, Novelist, Poet

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa - Canadian Literature Symposium
contact email: 
zabra031@uottawa.ca

As a writer of poems, novels, and non-fiction, Robert Kroetsch had a tremendous impact on Canadian literature and culture.

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