category: ethnicity and national identity

Immigrant Narratives and U.S. Racial Identities, NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Hardeep Sidhu / University of Rochester
contact email: 
hsidhu@ur.rochester.edu

America’s unique—and largely implicit—system of racial identification is one of many complex institutions that newly arrived immigrants must navigate. Recent literature about immigration (e.g., Adichie, Americanah [2013], Sharma, Family Life [2014]) highlights this steep learning curve alongside more overt challenges like language and customs. Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words about narratives from any period in which immigrants negotiate racial categories in the United States.

Literature and Art of Reconciliation -- NeMLA 2016, March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lpropst@clarkson.edu

Literature and Art of Reconciliation

Final CFP: 37th International American Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
info@asat-jast.org

American Studies Association of Turkey
37th International American Studies Conference

Transnational American Studies

November 25–27, 2015

Akdeniz University
Faculty of Letters

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Essay Proposal for Volume on Teaching Young Adult Literature (1 November 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Publications
contact email: 
kscoat2@ilstu.edu

Proposals are invited for a volume entitled Teaching Young Adult Literature to be edited by Karen Coats, Mike Cadden, and Roberta Seelinger Trites.

Call for Papers for Margins an international peer-reviewed journal [ISSN 2250-0731]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University, Guwahati: 781014, Assam, India
contact email: 
cfpmargins@gmail.com and bibhash@gauhati.ac.in

Call for Papers for Margins an international peer-reviewed journal [ISSN 2250-0731]

Call for Articles in Communication/Media/Journalism studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hungarian Communication Studies Association
contact email: 
jatoth@komejournal.com

KOME, an international Open Access journal published by the Hungarian Communication Studies Association is currently seeking articles for its future issues.

[UPDATE] The Unsettling Politics of Nineteenth-Century Print

full name / name of organization: 
Johanna Seibert, Mainz University and Melike Sayoglu, Meliksah University
contact email: 
jseibert@clarku.edu

While earlier centuries had witnessed the global spread of print, the nineteenth century contributed a new major chapter to the history of print in the Atlantic world, a chapter full of unsettlin

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

SCMS 2016 - Hollywood Dreams and Publicity Machines

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Labuza, University of Southern California
contact email: 
labuza@usc.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

Eleventh Native America Symposium, November 5-6, Durant, Oklahoma, Keynote Speaker Richard Green

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Edited Collection on the Afterlife in the African Diaspora--Abstracts Due 12/15/15; Complete Essays Due 7/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Mae G. Henderson and Gene Melton
contact email: 
hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

We are seeking abstracts (300 words) for essays (7500-8500 words, excluding notes) on the topic of the “Afterlife in the African Diaspora” for an edited collection on this important and underexplo

UPDATE: Extended Deadline: Monstrous Messengers 17 Aug. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Ormandy
contact email: 
monstrousmessengers@gmail.com

For this collection, three more papers from any discipline are welcome; however, advantaged are those focusing on a gendered or religious moral message.

Local and Global Transgressions in Art and Literature, NeMLA, 2016, Hartford CT

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel M. Scott III and Irma Maini/ USACLALS
contact email: 
dscott@ric.edu and imaini@njcu.edu

United States Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (USACLALS) panel on Local and Global Transgressions invites papers that address transgression in literature and art as well a

Realigning French Stardom 1945-2015 (Panel - Abstract by Aug 10)

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS Atlanta, Mar-Apr 2016
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat {at} gmail.com

French stardom and those who obtain it have undergone many important moments of realignment since the end of World War II.

'Strata' Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Eleanor Dobson & Gemma King
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

Abstract deadline 30 September 2015

2015 HUMANITIES CONFERENCE 9-10 November, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Humanities, Chancellor College, University of Malawi
contact email: 
humanities-conference2015@cc.ac.mw

RETHINKING THE HUMANITIES IN TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY AFRICA

De Candy Candy a Ergo Proxy y más allá: El anime en Latinoamérica (Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Aidali Aponte-Aviles
contact email: 
aidali.aponteaviles@trincoll.edu

NEMLA
47th Annual Conference
March 17 - 20, 2016
Hartford, Connecticut

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2016
contact email: 
frobles@princeton.edu // brandon.menke@yale.edu

Queer Intimacies, Queer Spaces, & Scales of Desire

NeMLA 2016: "Food and Feast in Post-Medieval Outlaw Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

This session will present new work from scholars in an emerging line of inquiry: post-medieval outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of feasting and eating.

The Archive and African American Literature in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
mbarwick@indiana.edu

In an age when technology and digitalization continue to redefine how we think about and explore African American literature, this panel invites considerations of the critical yet ever-evolving relati

Use, Abuse, Abstinence: Reading Alcohol in Literature | NEMLA 2016, March 17-20 | Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers that stake a claim in the cultural significance of representing alcohol or alcohol consumption. How do these representations relate to alcoholism as a disease and the alcoholic as an identity category? Does the text evaluate alcohol abuse morally or politically? Do communities organized around alcohol consumption facilitate social movements based on class, race, sexuality, or gender?

Papers and Panels: Sports and Violence Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Ashland Center for Nonviolence
contact email: 
acn@ashland.edu

Interdisciplinary Conference on Sports and Violence, March 19, 2016, Proposals due by October 31, 2015

International Seminar on Contemporary Pakistani Fiction in English (Date: 25-27 February, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
anjalidaimari@yahoo.com; fardina1@yahoo.co.in

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in its series International Seminars on Contemporary South Asian Fictions in English is happy to announce the second conference of the series.

“Pop Scene: Culture and Opposition in 1990s Britain”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Benjamin Halligan / University of Salford, Greater Manchester
contact email: 
b.halligan@salford.ac.uk

Call for Proposals:

“Pop Scene: Culture and Opposition in 1990s Britain”

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

"English Catholicism in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture" panel at ASECS Annual Meeting, March 31-April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Geremy Carnes
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

This seminar aims to focus attention on a segment of the English population that is often ignored or treated simplistically in scholarship on our period: the English Catholic community.

NeMLA Roundtable: “Beyond the Monster Inside: The Ethics of Fragmentation in the Long Nineteenth-Century”: Due 9/30/15

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016: March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
melissa.rampelli@gmail.com

Doubles and doppelgangers abound in the Victorian Gothic novel and Miltonian readings have emphasized the inner monster as a nod to the period’s desire to, in Tennyson’s terms, “Move upward, wor

Panel: Visualizing Diversity in Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Diversity Committee, Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
lara.saguisag@csi.cuny.edu; mary.couzelis@morgan.edu

Call for Papers
Visualizing Diversity in Children’s Literature
Panel Sponsored by Children’s Literature Association Diversity Committee
2016 Children’s Literature Association Conference

1968 and Global Cinema - panel at SCMS Atlanta 2015 - Abstracts due AUG 5

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
s.saljoughi@gmail.com and crgerhardt@gmail.com

CfP- 2016 SCMS - 1968 + Global Cinema - 3/30-4/3/16 - Atlanta, Georgia

1968 and Global Cinema

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference

Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

Gender and Emotion: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016, University of Hull, 6th - 8th January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
d.black@hull.ac.uk

The grief-stricken faces at Edward’s deathbed in the Bayeux Tapestry; the ambiguous ‘ofermod’ in The Battle of Maldon; the body-crumpling anguish of the Virgin witnessing the Man of Sorrows; the

The Unsettling Politics of Nineteenth-Century Print, Abstract Deadline August 20

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
jseibert@clarku.edu

While earlier centuries had witnessed the global spread of print, the nineteenth century contributed a new major chapter to the history of print in the Atlantic world, a chapter full of unsettlin

'Facts and Fictions' - First Workshop of 'The Art of Identification' Network, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Art of Identification
contact email: 
theartofidentification@gmail.com

The Art of Identification network, funded by a networking grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) intends to bring together a range of academics and practitioners in order to explor

[UPDATE] "Daddy, What did you Do in the Culture Wars?": Academia and Public Life - NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association - Hartford CT, March 17-20, 1016
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu, wal209@lehigh.edu

It’s been almost thirty years since Allan Bloom made his clarion call to classicism within the American academy with the publication of The Closing of the American Mind.

UPDATE Wharton in Washington 2016: Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
jhaytock@brockport.edu

Wharton in Washington:
A Conference Sponsored by
the Edith Wharton Society
June 2-4, 2016

Extended Deadline: Proposals due September 1, 2015

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