category: ethnicity and national identity

Fantasies of Contemporary Culture symposium, 23 May 2016 (deadline 22 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
debruinmj@cardiff.ac.uk, harmantl@cardiff.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Mark Bould (UWE Bristol)
Dr. Catherine Butler (Cardiff University)

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which

UC Berkeley 5th Annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 planning committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference. Deadline to submit: March 4.

Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

Romantic Utopia/Dystopia (K-SAA/SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA, 4-6 Nov. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Call for Papers

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE October 20-22, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

Call for Papers

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE

full name / name of organization: 
40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference www.wright.edu/shakespeare
contact email: 
2016ovsc@gmail.com

ENCOUNTERING SHAKESPEARE
The 40th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 20–22, 2016
Wright State University
Dayton, Ohio

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

The New Global City: Presenting and Translating Cultures within a Worldwide Citizenry

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
iiui-uncw@uncw.edu

While it seems as though the Euro-American culture is everywhere globally—from television shows to fast food restaurants, international trade treaties to sanctions and strikes—this conference expl

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ 19 May/ Deadline 25 Feb.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

Queer at Camp

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Kidd & Derritt Mason
contact email: 
kbkidd@ufl.edu; derritt.mason@ucalgary.ca

The American Camp Association reports some 12,000 summer camps in the United States alone, and there are nearly a thousand more in Canada.

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE] 14th Annual UAlbany EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

full name / name of organization: 
UAlbany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

Speculative Temporalities of Home | for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home | Abstracts by 1-25-16

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
horka@gwu.edu

“Home” might sound like a place, but time is also one of home’s critical axes.

Mapping Memory - March 11, 2016. Abstracts Deadline Feb, 15.

full name / name of organization: 
French Ph.D Program, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City
contact email: 
mappingmemoryconference@gmail.com

The French PhD Program at the CUNY Graduate Center invites papers from all disciplines that examine early modern, modern, and postmodern places of memory in French-language texts

Oxford English Graduate Conference on 'Progress', 3 June 2016 (deadline: 19 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ágota Márton / University of Oxford
contact email: 
agota.marton@ell.ox.ac.uk

OXFORD ENGLISH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 3 JUNE 2016: PROGRESS

‘When any real progress is made, we learn and unlearn anew what we thought we knew before.’
(Henry David Thoreau)

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory, founded in 1971 as The Journal of Narrative Technique, is a refereed, international journal published three times a year by the Department of English at Eastern Michi

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing) - The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

full name / name of organization: 
EcoMaterialisms Collective
contact email: 
EcoMaterialismsCollective@gmail.com

EcoMaterialisms: Scales of Matter(ing)
The Second Annual EcoMaterialisms Collective Conference

Keynote: Zakiyyah Iman Jackson George Mason University, English

[UPDATE] Fugitive Environmentalisms-- Deadline Extended to March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites submission of essays to be considered for a special issue in the environmental humanities.

CFP: Panel Series on the German Graphic Novel (GSA Sept 29-Oct 2, San Diego, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
German Studies Association
contact email: 
jludewi1@binghamton.edu

Panel Series: The German Graphic Novel

Call for Submissions Journal of Veterans Studies April 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Veterans Studies
contact email: 
mgrohow@gmail.com

The Journal of Veterans Studies invites submissions for its inaugural issue Summer 2016

Journal Focus and Scope

UPDATE: CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY in Small Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
The 7th International Conference in Small Cinemas
contact email: 
lenuta.giukin@oswego.edu

The Jagiellonian University
Krakow, Poland, September 28-30, 2016
DEADLINE: April 30, 2016

CFP Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell and Prof. Donna Lee Brien
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz and d.brien@cqu.edu.au

This Companion will cover the relationship between food and literature in the broadest sense.

[UPDATE] Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, [DEADLINE February 2 ,2016] [2nd Call]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies
contact email: 
jheck@ur.rochester.edu

Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis (Feb. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Molly Wallace / Queen's University
contact email: 
wallacem@queensu.ca

We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled “Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis,” that will treat cultural production and practices relat

[UPDATE] Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_deadline extended to 02/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

[UPDATE] Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing_deadline extended to 02/19/16

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Deadline Extended to 02/19/16

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

Spooks, Spies and Intelligence Communities: Narrative, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel Centre for Contemporary Writing , University of Brunel
contact email: 
martyncolebrook@gmail.com

In the post-1945 Cold War, in the post-millennial 9/11 period with Daesh-influenced ideological cultural clashes, the concept of undercover espionage and the spy has returned center-stage if in a diff

Catastrophe: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Catastrophe
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

History of Communism in Europe, no. 7 / 2016. The (R) evolutionary Maze - Communist Parties in Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
contact email: 
hce7@iiccmer.ro, dalia.bathory@gmail.com

Open call for papers for the seventh issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe, no. 7/2016: The (R) evolutionary Maze. Communist Parties in Europe.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
adam.hansen@northumbria.ac.uk

SHAKESPEARE IN THE NORTH

2 June 2016

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
www.northumbria.ac.uk/shakespeareinthenorth

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE for THE FANTASTIC NOW: RESEARCH IN THE FANTASTIC IN THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in the Fantastic
contact email: 
gff2016@wwu.de

Deadline extension until February 15, 2016.

The Deadline for the 7th annual conference of the GFF (Gesellschaft für

Special Session: "Neo-Colonialism and the Futures of Afro-Asian Solidarity" (MLA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
rinehart@g.harvard.edu

This special session considers the development and/or disintegration of post-Bandung Afro-Asian solidarities during the "second scramble" for Africa, debates over Affirmative Action, and #blacklivesma

MLA 2017 Special Session: Mental Health in Contemporary Literature (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Meusen / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
imeusen@memphis.edu

This is a call for papers for a proposed special session at the MLA conference 2017 in Philadelphia.

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