category: ethnicity and national identity

15 September 2014--Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by graduate students in the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc. We currently seek scholarly papers to include in the publication.

Pop Culture in Context

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will also feature a section of papers devoted to popular culture and its contexts. Papers submitted to “Pop Culture in Context” should explore the ways in which popular culture circulates within texts, replicates itself through texts, or creates and shapes its own contexts through texts. A “text” may be visual or cultural; it need not be strictly literary. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• Is popular culture primarily subversive or conservative?
• In what ways do the concerns of popular novels, graphic novels, films, music, and television series intersect with those of more canonical literary works?
• How are issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality explored and represented in popular contexts?
• To what degree is an understanding of how popular culture functions becoming an intrinsic part of our studies of anthropology, economics, history, literature, political science, sociology, art, culture, etc.?

“The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future”: Selected Papers

Once again, our Fall/Winter issue will feature selected papers from Southern Connecticut State University’s Annual Graduate Conference. Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will highlight selected papers from the April 26, 2014, conference, “The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future.”

Book Reviews

We are seeking book reviews of scholarly texts that have been published within the past two years (2012 to present). Reviews should be no more than 1,000 words and should conform to the MLA guidelines listed below.

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline for our Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue will be September 15, 2014.

Please send submissions electronically to textincontext.southernct@gmail.com as MS Word email attachments, indicating in the body of the email to which section you are submitting your paper. Our editorial board employs anonymous peer review in its selection process; thus, author name and contact information should appear in a separate file and not in the manuscript itself.

Submissions should be no longer than 2,500 words in length, set in 12pt, Palatino font, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and adhere to 2009 MLA style. All submissions must be the author’s original thought and therefore must include a complete works cited page also in MLA format. Please also include a short abstract and third-person author bio, no more than 150 words each.

If figures, illustrations, and/or video clips accompany the submission, please present them in separate files. The author has sole responsibility for any copyright permissions and fees.

Requirements

Authors must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study at an accredited university. Submissions must be previously unpublished, but the author retains future publishing rights.

Editorial Board

Chelsea Dodds
Jennifer Garcia
Nicole Lowman
Andrew Phelps
Katie Sutton

Journal of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America Special Issue - Deadline: 30 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
lizarra@usp.br

Travel Writing: Encounters within and through Irish and Latin American spaces
Deadline for articles: September 30th, 2014

CFP Special Issue: Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (July 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Ioana Luca
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw

Special Issue: Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (July 31, 2014)

Theorising the Popular fifth international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
millerj@hope.ac.uk

Liverpool Hope University,
July 30th-July 1st 2014

[UPDATE] (Post)Graduate Travel Grants available for DNS Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

The 15th David Nichol Smith Seminar organizing committee is pleased to announce that they will be able to offer a limited number of travel grants to expand postgraduate participation in the 2014 ‘Id

Indigenous Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Papers

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

[UPDATE] British Culture after 9/11, Teesside University, 27 June 2014, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 28 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Rehana Ahmed / Teesside University
contact email: 
after911@tees.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
*DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 28 APRIL*

British Culture after 9/11

Teesside University (Darlington Campus)
Friday 27 June 2014

Keynote Speakers:

[update] Submission deadline extended to May 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
Interdisciplinary Summer Conference
Call for Presentations:

Sea Narratives: call for essay contributions

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
C.E.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Set in the wider context of a turn towards space and mobility, studies of the sea have come to take increasing prominence in the humanities and social sciences.

Living Legacies: Literary Responses to the Civil Rights Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Dubek
contact email: 
laura.dubek@mtsu.edu

Fifty years after the March on Washington, student

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

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

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

Submissions for the annual Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Newsletter due April 25, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
stefanie.sydelnik@rochester.edu

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society is looking for pieces to include in its annual newsletter.

Representing Alterity in Society in Crisis: the construction and representation of the Other in society and in texts 28-31.07.14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Linguistic and Cultural Communication, University of Genoa, Italy
contact email: 
j.douthw@virgilio.it, elizurru@gmail.com, dfvirdis@gmail.com

Despite claims of progress being made in the removal of barriers to equal opportunity, the facts often belie the situation, since the creation and maintenance of Alterity continues to represent a mode

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014
Megan Feifer/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Contact email:
mfeife1@lsu.edu

English Gothic Literature on Screen Chapter Proposal Call

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

This is a chapter proposal call for an edited book GOTHIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH ON SCREEN.

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

CfP: 2nd International symposium "Days of Justinian I", special thematic strand- Samuel's State and Byzantium, 26-27.09.2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euro-Balkan University and University of Bologna, Ravenna Campus - School of Humanities and Cultural Heritage
contact email: 
contact@euba.edu.mk

CALL FOR PAPERS

2nd INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I”
Skopje 26-27 September, 2014

Organised by
EURO-BALKAN UNIVERSITY, SKOPJE, REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA and

« Ecritures plurielles de la Franco-Américanie d’aujourd’hui », atelier dirigé par Peggy Pacini (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

full name / name of organization: 
ACQS 19th Biennial Conference, Montréal, QC, 16-19 octobre 2014
contact email: 
peggypacini@free.fr /peggy.pacini@u-cergy.fr

Dans l'épilogue à son ouvrage Les Franco Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre : rêve et réalités, Roby en 2000 offre une conclusion à la fois réaliste et pessimiste de la situation en Franco-A

GUST English Language and Literature (GELL) Second International Conference 21st-24th April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)
contact email: 
elsherif.i@gust.edu.kw

Teaching is one of the most challenging professions because it brings individuals of different backgrounds (teachers and learners) into a very close relationship.

UPDATED DEADLINE: Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

CFP: “Longevity Networks” Special Issue of Victoriographies (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Victoriographies (Edinburgh University Press)
contact email: 
huseby@wisc.edu

Call for submissions for a special issue of Victoriographies, A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914 scheduled for publication Fall 2015: “Longevity Networks.”

36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 6-8 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
darnold@stu.edu

Call for Papers (Deadline: August 1, 2014)
36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY, MIAMI GARDENS, FL
TECHONOLGY AND POLITICS
06 - 08 NOVEMBER 2014

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Conversations with Tradition

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
r.j.mousseau@gmail.com

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

La presencia italiana en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Zibaldone. Estudios Italianos de La Torre del Virrey
contact email: 
jperez@latorredelvirrey.es

La significativa presencia de viajeros e inmigrantes italianos en el continente americano durante los últimos doscientos años, especialmente relevante tanto desde el punto de vista histórico, como

UPDATE CFP Extended Deadline: 14 April, New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
sccsnewracisms@sussex.ac.uk

Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies in partnership with DEMOS presents a day conference:
New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today
FRIDAY 9 MAY 2014
Speakers:

Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone, September 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UmnCsclConference@gmail.com

Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone (2014)
The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference at the University of Minnesota
Dates: September 26th-27th 2014

UPDATE: The Future for Honors - 5/1/2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Honors College, Oakland University, MI
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Call for Papers

The Future for Honors
26 – 27 September 2014

to be held at:

The Honors College
Oakland University
Rochester MI 48309

The Literary Canon and Sociohistorical Performances

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Humanities and Sustainability Nov. 7 - 9 2014 Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Postcolonial Studies astutely points to Literature as a carrier of inscriptions that perpetuate race, gender, and class disparities.

Performing Grief - International Conference - Paris-Sorbonne - Oct.17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne Université)
contact email: 
performinggrief@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Confirmed keynote speakers :
Pr. Tobias Döring (University of Munich)
Pr. Diana Taylor (New York University)

Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Eco-Imaginaries
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Call for Monographs: Book Series on East-West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Press
contact email: 
ntup.buck@gmail.com

This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature, particularly East-West precolonial, colonial, or postcolonial contacts that expose, problematize, or re-create the sense of

Intellectual Activism: Inaugural Issue of Postgraduate Journal Polyseme

full name / name of organization: 
Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

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