category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference

CFP (deadline 31 March 2014) Symposium- Homophobia Rewritten: New Literary Perspectives on Violence & Sexuality, 13 June 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
Dr Heike Bauer: h.bauer@bbk.ac.uk

This one-day symposium explores literary and cultural representations of homophobia and anti-homophobia. It explores representations of intimate lives lived with and against the threat of violence, and documents anti-homophobia and other forms of resistance, to ask new questions about the interlinked cultures, histories, experiences and politics of violence and sexuality across time and place. How are attacks on queer lives and nonnormative bodies represented in fiction and other forms of cultural production? What forms of resistance and modes of being different are imagined in these texts?

300-word proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of homophobia or anti-homophobia in literary and cultural contexts should be emailed to the organizer, Dr Heike Bauer (h.bauer@bbk.ac.uk) by 31 March 2014. Please also include a short biographical note.

"The 'Pre-Occupation of the American West": American Studies ASsociation 2014 Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston
contact email: 
cjohnston@smu.edu

Ethnography is inextricable from any narrative we might tell about

FERAL FEMINISMS – CFP ISSUE 3 – Feminine Feelers // Deadline – 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FERAL FEMINISMS
contact email: 
zorianna@gmail.com

Feral Feminisms (http://feralfeminisms.com), a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest e

[UPDATE] Writing the World (Chicago 5-8 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Writing the World
contact email: 
Woolf2014@niu.edu

Time passes! The deadline for submitting proposals to the Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Writing the World is approaching: 25 January 2014.

Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Örebro, Sweden 26-27 September 2014, Abstract Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS, Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
Örebro, 26-27 September 2014
Call for Papers

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH: The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal 2014 March/April Issue, Deadline FEB 28th

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

[Update] Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University
contact email: 
eholliday.karre@qu.edu.qa

Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference
An international two-day conference (18-19 May 2014) at Qatar University

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Professor Terry Eagleton

Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience, U of Toronto, Oct. 17-19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
gguida@citytech.cuny.edu

Call for Presentations and Panels
Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience

The University of Toronto
October 17-19th, 2014

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: MAY 1ST, 2014

First World War Conference: "Literature, Memory, and the First World War" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
http://author.westpoint.edu/dep/SitePages/WW1/CFP.aspx.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdańsk
contact email: 
baltic.conf@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
“Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum”.
Transfer of people, ideas, technologies and religion in the Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries.

XXXV APEAA Conference Diversities? Inequalities? Challenges in the Construction of an Inclusive Society 10-11 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies (APEAA)/ School of Education and Communication, University of the Algarve
contact email: 
apeaa2014@ualg.pt

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, May 1-2, 2014, University College Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
UCD English Graduate Society
contact email: 
englishgradsoc@ucd.ie

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference — 1-2 May 2014, at University College Dublin, Ireland.

Proposed Panel for ASA 2014: "Reconsidering 'R and R':Dialectics of Violence and Pleasure in Militarism"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Organization - War and Peace Studies Caucus
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu; ji-young.um@williams.edu

While most would agree that war is inhumane, traumatic—“hell” indeed— specific sites of fun and experiences of pleasure have also been produced alongside and even through mass destruction and

Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Pre-modern Journal - Submission Deadline Feb. 14:

full name / name of organization: 
Anemoi Journal
contact email: 
info@anemoijournal.com

Anemoi is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members.

[UPDATE] Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (Mar 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (due Mar 1, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email:

EDITED COLLECTION: Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

CFP: International Conference on "The American Dream Reconsidered," Sep. 26-27, 2014. Deadline: Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2014@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “The American Dream Reconsidered,” to be held in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, during September 26

SFRA 2014/Wiscon 38 Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research ASsociation
contact email: 
levyM@uwstout.edu

CFP for the joint SFRA 2014/Wiscon 38 Conference, May 22-25, 2014 in Madison, WI.

CFP: Proposed Panel on Evaluating Harriet E. Wilson's _Our Nig_ in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet/American Literature Association
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

Evaluating Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig in the 21st Century

SWCCL "Has Literature Lost its Faith?" Nov 14-15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

In December 2012 Paul Elie wrote a New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?" which sparked conversation among many literati about the status of faith and literature.

Bernadine Evaristo: An Edited Collection of Essays deadline May 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
tracey.walters@sunysb.edu

This call for papers is for contributions to Bernadine Evaristo: An Edited Collection of Essays. This project focuses on the life and work of Black and British writer Bernadine Evaristo.

CFP: Pauline Hopkins and Washington D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
cobrien@uscupstate.edu

Call for Papers
***DEADLINE EXTENDED***
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 22-25, 2014
Hyatt Regency, Capitol Hill

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation, PSA Postgraduate Conference, 24-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
worldresources2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Resources of Resistance:
Production, Consumption, Transformation

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate Conference

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of English Academy Review - Submissions due 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue (31.2) of The English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa)
SUBMISSIONS DUE 30 APRIL 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham University)

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
K.Spracklen@leedsmet.ac.uk

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics

Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
aug1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-14 for next issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
eic@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that provides its services to authors and readers free of charge. We are currently accepting submissions from the sciences and liberal arts.

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

Home in the Word: Characters' Language Choices: Session at MLA 2015, Abstracts due 5 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Division of Linguistic Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
sekretariat.fludernik@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de; donhardy@unr.edu

Session explores choices narrators make to reflect the linguistic/cultural affiliations of characters: the language choices associated with a character in literature/film.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Featuring:

Artwork by Toni Simon

[Extention] Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

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

The Seventh Annual
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

CFP MLA 2015 "The Legacy of Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013)"

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

This proposed special session for MLA 2015 in Vancouver invites papers offering a retrospective assessment of the work of recently deceased Colombian author Alvaro Mutis (1923-2013).

3rd Global Conference: Body Transformations (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bt3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Body Transformations

Saturday 30th August – Monday 1st September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

5th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Space and Place

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

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