category: ethnicity and national identity

Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

“It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W.

Space and Spatiality: Narrative, Geographic, and Spiritual Spaces RMMLA Oct. 12-14

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces. Intersections of geographic space with issues pertaining to postcolonialism, minorities, women, and nature.

"English Renaissance Literature," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Mendoza/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kirsten.n.mendoza@vanderbilt.edu

This session invites papers that address any aspect of English Renaissance literature to be delivered at the sixty-eighth annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 9-11, 2014.

Call For Papers: MLA Convention 2015 Transnational Adoption in Film

full name / name of organization: 
ALLIANCE FOR THE STUDY OF ADOPTION AND CULTURE
contact email: 
mf107@nyu.edu

ALLIANCE FOR THE STUDY OF ADOPTION AND CULTURE

Call For Papers: MLA Convention 2015

Transnational Adoption in Film

Environmental Influences in Faulkner and Erdrich; SCMLA 2014 Proposed Special Session (Due Date: 2/20/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melanie R. Anderson
contact email: 
mranders@olemiss.edu

Environmental Influences in Faulkner and Erdrich
(SCMLA Austin, TX; October 18-22, 2014)

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

ALLEGORIES OF IMPERIALISM: BARBARIANS AND WORLD CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang (Kaohsiung Medical Univ); Asun López-Varela (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com; alopezva@ucm.es

Inverting imperialist rhetoric, Oswald de Andrade’s Manifesto Antropófago (1929) used metaphors of primitivism and cannibalism in his assertion of Brazil’s identity versus European postcolonial c

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Abstracts (Research Papers), deadline 28th February,

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com; coldnoonquarterly@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings” ( MLA Convention, January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings”

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Feisal Mohamed)
contact email: 
fgm@illinois.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 21 March 2014 to Feisal Mohamed (fgm@illinois.edu).

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

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

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to The Second Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Pisa, Italy

10th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storytellers Conference - April 11 & 12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Native Graduate Association and American Studies Graduate Student Association at the University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jcloft@buffalo.edu

Kahwatsire: Empowering New Narratives and Restoring Realities

Call for Papers

10th Annual Indigenous and American Studies Storytellers of the Americas Conference

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Authority and Its Discourses [UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten/University of Boumerdès
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Call for Papers
Authority and Its Discourses
International Conference
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Boumerdès
October 19-21, 2014

"Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 3/15/14 (queries); 9/15/14 (essays)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literat

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 15 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Karlstad University, Sweden
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, sofia.wijkmark@kau.se

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference

Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014

Karlstad University, Sweden

Second Call for Papers

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

The Contours of Algorithmic Life

full name / name of organization: 
Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at UC Davis
contact email: 
algorithmiclife@gmail.com

The Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at the University of California, Davis is proud to sponsor a conference on The Contours of Algorithmic Life.

PRESENTER NEEDED: African American and Russian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Annual MELUS Conference/Ralph Ellison Centennial Symposium
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Call for presenters to join panel, "Black and White and Red All Over: Literary Lineages and Allegiances between African America and Russia," at the 2014 Annual M.E.L.U.S.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

TRANSFORMATIONS - Current trends in literature, linguistics, language pedagogy and cultural studies May 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University - Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

The Department of World Languages & Literatures at Portland State University is proud to invite graduate students of foreign languages to present on their scholarly research.

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Philologist - journal of language, literary and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

War and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing. Ed. Louise O. Vasvari and I-Chun Wang.

[UPDATE] Transmission: An International Hari Kunzru Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey, with support from Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transmissionconference2014@gmail.com

Q&A with Hari Kunzru at Birkbeck, University of London, Friday 20th June 2014

International conference dedicated to the writing of Hari Kunzru, University of Surrey, 21st June 2014

Deadline Extended: Graduate Conference: Transports// 4-5 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
brown.equinoxes@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

TRANSPORTS

April 4-5, 2014 | Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

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