category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

[UPDATE; New Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011] Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance St

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

(A flyer of this CFP is available at: http://www.humanities.uci.edu/earlycultures/user_files/CFP_Commons.pdf )

ALA 2012 Rebecca Harding Davis Open Topic Session

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will organize one session at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

[UPDATE]: Graphicity: Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity March 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

[UPDATWE] Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

Toward a Democracy with Rights: The 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 15-17

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: January 6, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

PCA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (April 11-14, 2012 - Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

Call for Papers:

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 11-14, 2012

Boston, Massachusetts
Marriott Boston Copley Place

Seminar (King's College London), 14/11/2011: Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth (King's College London)/ Fusako Innami (Oxford)
contact email: 
sensibleflesh21@gmail.com


We are delighted to invite you to the second session of the seminar group, Sensible Flesh: Rethinking the Body in the 21st Century, which explores new and emerging theories of the body and embodim

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Music Theatre and Dance Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
traceychessum@gmail.com

ATHE’s Music Theatre/Dance Focus Group:

Bruce Kirle Memorial Emerging Scholarship Panel

Great War/Global War: The Literary and Cultural Aftermath, 1914-1939; ACLA, Providence, RI, 3/29 -4/1, 2012; Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen Gallagher; American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mogallag@german.umass.edu

Great War/Global War: The Literary and Cultural Aftermath, 1914-1939

Seminar Organizer(s):
Maureen O. Gallagher (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Emily

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance
of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

GATEWAYS NORTH: EXPANSION, CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE, THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012, THE PAS, MANITOBA

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Keith Hyde, University College of the North
contact email: 
khyde@ucn.ca

GATEWAYS NORTH: EXPANSION, CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
THE PAS, MANITOBA

Women and Terrorism

full name / name of organization: 
V.G. Julie Rajan and Om Dwivedi
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu

Human Rights and the Postcolonial India

full name / name of organization: 
V.G. Julie Rajan and Om Dwivedi
contact email: 
vgjulie@rci.rutgers.edu and om_dwivedi2003@yahoo.com

India’s desire to assume a large role in the United Nations has surfaced debates about the realization and negotiations of human rights in that nation.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

UPDATE: On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studies (November 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its fall 2011 issue (Volume 3; issue 1), themed “On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studi

[UPDATE] ACLA Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present & Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2012 Annual Meeting will take place at Brown University, Providence, RI from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

Charles W. Chesnutt Association sessions at American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com; or smcfatt@cau.edu

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Paul Laurence Dunbar Association, at the American Literature Conference, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center

The Midwest, The Middle Class, and Queerness in the Mid-Twentieth Century; MAASA Conference; Tulsa, OK; April 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elyse R. Vigiletti / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
vigilet1@illinois.edu

Literature and culture critics are beginning to realize that the study of literature and print culture suffers from an obsession with the urban and the avant-garde.

Narrativity, Performativity and the New Globality

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2012
contact email: 
daniel@complit.umass.edu, kdharmas@complit.umass.edu

What we propose to explore in this panel are the vast changes in the global cultural landscape in the last decade or so and the narrative and performative strategies employed to position, define, and

University of Louisville's Re: Conference March 23, 2012 The Phoenix Effect: Regeneration, Rebirth, Reformation

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics (AHA) at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

[UPDATE-NEW DATES] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

boundaries of the im|material OSU May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
immateriality.2012@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] CFP: Captivity Narratives -- Deadline Extension to 12/1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Conference

February 8 - 11, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

http://www.swtxpca.org

Video Vortex #8 The Politics, Cultures and Art of Online Video, May 17th-19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, The Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam, Kazimir, Split
contact email: 
brianwillems@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of Video Vortex will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb, Croatia, between the 17th and the 19th of May, 2012.

Digital Philology - 2013 Open Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures

Call for Submissions, 2013 Open Issue

Caribbean Without Borders Conference: Interrogating Postcolonial Discourses (April 16-17)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico
contact email: 
cwbconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fourth Graduate Student Conference
Caribbean Without Borders: Interrogating Postcolonial Discourses

April 16-17th, 2012
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities, Beirut, May 9 - 11, 2012 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
American University Beirut
contact email: 
humanrightsandthehumanities@gmail.com

The International Conference on Human Rights and the Humanities will be hosted by American University of Beirut May 9-11, 2012.

"Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism," Graduate Student Conference, Rutgers – New Brunswick on March 23, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark DiGiacomo / Rutgers Modernist Studies Group
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

"Re-presenting Memory" - Graduate Student Conference - Submission Deadline: December 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University / Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

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International Graduate Student Conference
Call for Papers - "Re-presenting Memory"

Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (December 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Mason University/Hispanic Culture Review
contact email: 
hcr@gmu.edu

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University.

[UPDATE] "Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12) @ Brown University, Providence, RI

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher / Duquesne University; Rachel Luckenbill / Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu; luckenbillr@duq.edu

A number of eminent scholars and writers have underscored the perils of romanticising exile, Edward Said and George Steiner among them.

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