category: ethnicity and national identity

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

Alice Munro and the Body panel, April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Arant/ NeMLA
contact email: 
alison.arant@wagner.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Alice Munro and the Body

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

Interdisciplinary Humanities, Deadline: May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
tllack@carilionclinic.org

http://h-e-r-a.org/hera_call.htm

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Journal: Interdisciplinary Humanities
Editor: Tony Lack, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

"Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 20 October 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

ASECS 2015 Panel: The English Catholic Community in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

Discussions of English Catholicism in the eighteenth century often treat Catholics as an “Other” against which English Protestant culture defined itself. Of course, English Catholics in the period also sought to define or represent themselves—sometimes to distinguish themselves from a Protestant “Other,” and sometimes to bridge the divide between themselves and Protestants. This panel welcomes papers investigating representations of English Catholics in literary or non-literary writings and art produced by English Catholics, or papers investigating any aspect of English Catholic culture.

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

[Update] James Baldwin Review submission deadline, Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue.

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

full name / name of organization: 
The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (dealine 25 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the Volume 1, Issue 2 (Septem

RSAP Book Prize, Submissions Due December 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
TW-Helwig@wiu.edu

The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize.

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

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

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Women and Work, SSAWW 2015 conference (Nov. 4–8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
strong01@nsuok.edu and leiren@aol.com

The meaning of "women's work" has never been stable.

"Government / Literature" for ACLA 2015 (Seattle, March 25-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan / Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
kriordan@ntu.edu.sg

Textos Híbridos. Revista de estudios sobre la crónica latinoamericana.

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Workman / Pepperdine University
contact email: 
amber.workman@pepperdine.edu

Textos Híbridos, the electronic journal dedicated to the study of the Latin American chronicle from the Conquest to the present day, invites the submission of critical studies on the Latin American l

Theater/Performance Studies Panel at El Mundo Zurdo/Gloria Anzaldúa Conference (May 27-30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Theater and Performance Studies Panel

El Mundo Zurdo 2015: Memoria y Conocimiento, Interdisciplinary Anzaldúan Studies--Archive, Legacy, and Thought
May 27-30, 2014
Austin, Texas

CFP Charlotte Brontë NeMLA Panel - Abstract Deadline September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Conference (Toronto, Canada April 30-May 3, 2015)
contact email: 
jepike@salisbury.edu

“Charlotte Brontë and Europe: Images of Europeans in Brontë’s Early Writings and Novels”

Call for Book Chapters: Widowhood Practices in Historical Perspective: Context, Contradictions and Constraints

full name / name of organization: 
Gbenga Emmanuel Afolayan and Julie Stewart
contact email: 
vangbengaafolayan@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:

[UPDATE] “Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” February 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

[UPDATE] Limina Journal Volume 20.2 "Fear and Loathing"

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Volume 20.2

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

SUBMISSIONS CLOSING SOON: 30 AUGUST 2014

[REMINDER]: 'Memsahib' re-defined: Exploring the Connotations of the Term (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Session proposal

MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED:
EXPLORING THE CONNOTATIONS OF THE TERM

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT (Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

CALL FOR PAPERS: Twentieth Century Women’s Writing (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (Department of English, University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com & mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

We invite scholarly papers that shed light on twentieth century women novelists, playwrights and poets for a forthcoming anthology on twentieth century women writers.

Scope of the volume:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Alfred Hitchcock Issue—Interdisciplinary Humanities

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 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
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

CFP: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins
15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

REMINDER: SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE 6-7 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its seventh year, the AUM Liberal Arts Conference in Southern Studies invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. Topics may include but are not limited to:

UPDATE The Victorian Calls for Articles for its September 2014 Edition

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

The Victorian journal on 19th century society and literature will publish a new edition in September, 2014. Please send your articles, reviews and unpublished conference papers for consideration.

Myth, Womanhood, Mother/Sisterhood in Latina Lit (Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Trevor Boffone
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Myth, Womanhood, Mother/Sisterhood in Chicana/Latina Literature and Performance Panel

2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
April 23-25, 2015

Kalamazoo 2015 Special Session: The Scottish Makars

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Oldman
contact email: 
r.m.oldman@iup.edu

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14-17, 2015.

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