category: ethnicity and national identity

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

Children’s Literature from New Zealand, Australia and Oceania

full name / name of organization: 
International Board of Books for Young People
contact email: 
bjorn.sundmark@mah.se

Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature invites contributions for a special issue exploring Children’s Literature from New Zealand, Australia and Oceania.

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

CFP: Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres. / Ethics of diversion. Materials, techniques, genres. (15-16 April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Société des études supérieures du Département d'Études françaises - Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres.

[UPDATE] (Re)Imagining Frontiers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
OSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association at Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce its third interdisciplinary graduate conference which will be held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwat

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Deadline for Submissions:
January 20th, 2016

"Pleasure and Suspicion," Feb 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

“Pleasure and Suspicion,” February 26-27, 2016

Conference Hosted by Duke University and the Polygraph editorial collective

Public/Private: Navigating the Materiality of Home Economics (proposal due on Jan. 8)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association in Denver 2016
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

I am proposing a panel that centers on the material realities of the flows, negotiations, and exchanges between the “public” space of political economies/markets and the “private” space of dom

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies Renaissance(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com; alexmontenegro@t-com.me

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro

CALL FOR PAPERS

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

CFP: Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect: Indigenous, Canadian, and Québécois Writings in the Crossfire of a New Turn

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Banff Centre, 22-25 September 2016

A Conference Organized by the Canadian Literature Centre at the University of Alberta and the Canadian Studies Centre at the University of Innsbruck

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

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

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 15 November 2015 for SWPACA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

"Changer ou Partir" : poétique de l'exil

full name / name of organization: 
Association des étudiant-e-s de littérature française inscrit-e-s aux cycle supérieurs - McGill University
contact email: 
colloque.exil2016@gmail.com

[French Graduate Students Conference of McGill University]

"Changer ou partir" : poétique de l’exil

Amiri Baraka Society -- American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Amiri Baraka Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Amiri Baraka Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (ht

THE POLITICS OF AFRICAN PATRIOGRAPHY: WRITING FATHERS IN AFRICAN LITERATURES & FILM

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwo Adetunji Osinubi
contact email: 
tunjitunji@yahoo.com

THE POLITICS OF AFRICAN PATRIOGRAPHY:
WRITING FATHERS IN AFRICAN LITERATURES & FILM
CALL FOR PAPERS
(journal collection and conference panel for ALA 2016, Atlanta)

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

CFP: Peripheral Modernity and South Asian Literary-World (Deadline Nov 30,2015)

full name / name of organization: 
24th European Conference on South Asian Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
contact email: 
sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

International Conference on Narrative: June 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ISSN / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
tmacdonald@uidaho.edu

The International Conference on Narrative is an interdisciplinary forum addressing all dimensions of narrative theory and practice.

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES - A Common Ground Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW DIRECTIONS IN THE HUMANITIES

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, USA
8-10 June 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Mystery and Detective Fiction Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Submission Deadline (Extended): 15 November 2015
Submission Address: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org/

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

Cultural Transduction Conference - May 24th-26th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed / Universidad del Norte
contact email: 
ejongbloed@uninorte.edu.co

Cultural Transduction Conference

Venue: Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, COLOMBIA

Dates: 24-26 May, 2016 / 24-26 de mayo, 2016

Hosts: Universidad del Norte and Universidad de La Sabana

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

CFP: Two panels on Pauline E. Hopkins at the American Literature Association Conference May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

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