category: ethnicity and national identity

Trayvon Martin in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
jgray@jjay.cuny.edu

Trayvon Martin’s murder is the latest in a long string of unpunished assassinations and assaults–from Emmett Till to Medgar Evers to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner to Amadou Di

Call for Articles: Canadian Literature/Culture Collective Monograph

full name / name of organization: 
Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
contact email: 
inkcanstvolume@centrum.cz

CANADIAN LITERATURE/CULTURE CRITICISM VOLUME—COLLECTIVE MONOGRAPH

31st October-1st November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Depart ment of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati
contact email: 
hssfest@gmail.com

The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of
Technology, Guwahati will organize the first Graduate Research Meet

Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015 Panel (deadline Oct 24)

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD / Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual NAISA meeting
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CfP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

NEMLA 2015 Panel: Maternal Hauntings in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
m.jinalee@gmail.com

Avery Gordon in Ghostly Matters claims, ‘The way of the ghost is haunting, and haunting is a particular way of knowing what has happened or is happening.

Writing Across the Color Line: MELUS 2015 Annual Conference, April 9-12

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany Miller
contact email: 
bmiller@laspositascollege.edu

Call for Papers: MELUS 2015 Annual Conference, April 9-12
Please send 250 word abstracts to bmiller@laspositascollege.edu and vanengen@usc.edu.
Deadline: November 1, 2014

CEAMAGazine

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

CEAMAGazine, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literary

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2015
Call for Papers
“Imagination and Creation”
7 March 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Miller, Allegheny College

Open call to participate in a digital non-fiction storytelling project

full name / name of organization: 
Afterlife of Discarded Objects
contact email: 
nandrie1@binghamton.edu

This is an open call for participants in a digital non-fiction storytelling project that explores the stories that discarded objects can tell about our history.

[UPDATE] Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate s

Network Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

A one day symposium
April 25, 2015

The University of Kentucky
Center Theater, Student Center
10 am – 5pm
Free and open to the public

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

[Update - deadline extended] Comedy: From the Arts to Cultural Industry (28-29 Nov 2014) (Abstract: 30 Sep)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Taipei Tech.
contact email: 
louislo@ntut.edu.tw

November 28-29, 2014

4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies Organized by Department of English, Taipei Tech.

20th Southwest English Symposium CFP Abstract Deadline Dec 1st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

TRANSITIONS

Call for papers for International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (Volume1, Issue 3)

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

The IJHCS (Volume 1, Issue 3)

[UPDATE] The Literature of Loss

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Deirdre Flynn / Limerick Literary Weekend
contact email: 
theliteratureofloss@yahoo.com

The Literature of Loss

CRIME AND CONCEALMENT (Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of ‘Crime/Concealment’ for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an

[UPDATE] The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

As LGBTQ Studies finds disciplinary space on a growing number of university and college campuses, questions about the cultural and intellectual effects of academic institutionalization have become pro

The Migrating Word: Collectivities Outside State Boundaries: NeMLA Convention 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rodrigo.nedra@gmail.com

In the global present, migration is increasingly understood not as a voluntary process, but as one of forced displacement, whether for political or economic reasons.

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

452ºF CFP: Chinese imaginary in other literatures (January 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

CFP for the thirteenth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.

A New Nation of Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Watts / ACCUTE
contact email: 
11cw18@queensu.ca

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies: Volume 1, Issue 3

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

The IJHCS (Volume 1, Issue 3)

Call for abstracts for panel discussion at Northeast Modern Languages Association Convention 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn McGovern, PhD, Merrimack College
contact email: 
mcgovernl@merrimack.edu

Call for abstracts for a Panel discussion to take place at the 2015 Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) annual Convention.

[MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline 30 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers about the use/depiction/influence of religion/spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures (including pop culture) are invited.

Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept.,GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference Committee, English Student Asssociation, GC-CUNY
contact email: 
karen.lepri@gmail.com

This conference seeks to bring together critical and imaginative forms of scholarship, workshops, performance and other creative work around ideas of trance.

Prophetic Fragments: The Humanities and the Past, Present, and Future (02/28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Prophetic Fragments:
Humanities Past, Present, and Future

Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College

New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

The City That Never Sleeps and the City of Angels. Gotham and the Dream Factory.

Peace and War

full name / name of organization: 
The 41st Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

This colloquium will explore peace and war in medieval culture, history, literature, philosophy, theology, and the arts. How did medieval men and women make peace and make war?

[UPDATE] National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image - deadline extended and Kate Bornstein Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Cabrini College
contact email: 
filling@cabrini.edu

Just a few updates about our upcoming National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image…

CFP: Assemble!: The Making and Re-Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Donaldson/Florida Southwestern State College
contact email: 
WSvitavsky@Rollins.edu

Call for Papers
Assemble!: The Making and Re-Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

A Librarian's Genealogical Guide to Outreach for Ethnic Populations

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Smallwood
contact email: 
smallwood@tm.net

We are exploring for interest in a possible anthology by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers about librarians working with local historical and genealogical societies.

CFP: Popular Culture & Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Festivals & Faires Area, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015; Abstract Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS Panels for ISECS and ASECS 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS), an affiliate society of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS), is the first regional eighteenth-century

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