category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship announced a general CfP. Deadline 16th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

MAI Journal announces a general call for papers for Volume 4 (2015)
Deadline: 16th February 2015

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

ANNOUNCING: THE JOURNAL OF COMICS AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Comics and Culture
contact email: 
journalcomicsculture@icloud.com

The Journal of Comics and Culture, a new, peer-reviewed, annual academic journal to be published by Pace University Press, announces its first call for papers.

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Probing the Boundaries The Forgiveness Project, Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for8@inter-disciplinary.net

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Probing the Boundaries
The Forgiveness Project

Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals, Bochum, Germany, 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Note: The Deadline has been extended until 11 February 2015!

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature: (Last date for Submission: 25th jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. P.G. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

D.A.V. P.G.

“Representing Misery without Civil Society” ASA Conference in Toronto, October 8-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
christian ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2015: The (Re)production of Misery and the Ways of Resistance

[Abstract Deadline: 15 March] Impassioned Britain (Liverpool, 15-17 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Impassioned Britain: Familial and Divine Depictions of Feeling (1707 - 1907), University of Liverpool, 15-17 July 2015.

Melodrama - **Submissions Deadline January 10** - Graduate Conference - February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the keynote address.

Changes in Medieval Fashions - April 25th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara Medieval Studies Program
contact email: 
UCSBMedievalConference2015@gmail.com

University of California, Santa Barbara
Center for Medieval Studies Graduate Student Conference

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

Call for Papers: “Changes in Fashion in the Middle Ages”

Becoming a Citizen / The Citizenship Project Saturday 11th July – Monday 13th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
citizen3@inter-disciplinary.net

Becoming a Citizen
The Citizenship Project

Saturday 11th July – Monday 13th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

The Constructedness of the Monstrous Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

The Constructedness of the Monstrous
The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Slavery Past, Present and Future Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
slavery1@inter-disciplinary.net

Slavery Past, Present and Future
The Slavery Past, Present and Future Project

Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

University of Toronto Slavic Studies Conference, April 7-8 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
ian.garner@utoronto.ca

The Slavic Studies union at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce its 2015 Graduate Student Conference, to be held in Toronto on April 7-8th, 2015. Our keynote speaker Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP: Public Intellectuals Lecture Series DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED (Jan. 12)

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speaker: Jasbir K. Puar

Master class: Marlon Ross

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

White, Black, Yellow, Digital: Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
ravaseala@gmail.com or fflorescu@pace.edu

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

ESSAY COLLECTION SEEKING ABSTRACTS ON ACTION FIGURES

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

I am currently putting together a full proposal for an essay collection on Action Figure Studies.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

Languages and Cultures in Contact: Catalan and Today’s Europe. Cultural Dialogues through Literary Translations. Apr.17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
dctl.2015@gmail.com

The Centre of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Bucharest organizes the first international conference on Catalan Studies in Romania:

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

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