category: ethnicity and national identity

Alternative Solidarities: Black Diasporas and Cultural Alliances During the Cold War

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Writing - Special Issue Call for Papers
contact email: 
monica.popescu@mcgill.ca, ctolliver@uh.edu, jftolliver@uh.edu

We invite papers that explore the impact of the Iron Curtain on alliances forged by black intellectuals after World War II for a Journal of Postcolonial Writing special issue on Alternati

Religion and Theatre Emerging Scholars Panel 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Theatre in Higher Education - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
contact email: 
abcorts@uga.edu

Call ForPapers
Emerging Scholars Panel 2012 - Religion and Theatre Focus Group
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2012 Conference
Washington, DC, August 2-5, 2012

Poetry and Revolution Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Poetics Research Centre (CPRC), Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
estaphin@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Revolution Conference

Contemporary Poetics Research Centre, Birkbeck College, University of London, 26-27th May 2012

[Update] Native/Indigenous Studies Area: 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***
Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

[UPDATE] Extended Submission Deadline - 2012 CATR Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
pkuling@wlu.ca

CATR Conference 2012, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario
(La version française suit la version anglaise.)

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Coference, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 8 – 11, 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals

The Evolving Hero: Representations of the Heroic in Pulp Fiction

Hyatt Regency Hotel &
Conference Center
Albuquerque, NM

SW/TX PCA/ACA 2012

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

International Poetry Conference at Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, “Memory, the United States, and Transnational Poetics,” 29.-30. Jun

full name / name of organization: 
English Department / Chair American Studies / Ruhr-University Bochum
contact email: 
Elisa.Edwards@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

This conference will be devoted to the impact of memory on transnational American poetry and its poetics.

ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE 1-2 Sep 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth incorporating Dartington College of Arts
contact email: 
environmental.utterance@gmail.com

University College Falmouth inc. Dartington College of Arts

invites you to

“ENVIRONMENTAL UTTERANCE”
1st-2nd September 2012

Deadline for proposals: 31st March 2012

UPDATE: Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (12/15/11;2/8/12-2/11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Proposal submission deadline extended: December 15, 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

4th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Friday 21st September 2012 – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Allusions and echoes – cultural recycling and recirculation June 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Anglia Ruskin University
contact email: 
berit.astrom@engelska.umu.se

Allusions and echoes – cultural recycling and recirculation

An international colloquium at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, June 16-17, 2012

7th Global Conference: The Erotic (September 2012: Oxford , United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
The Erotic

Tuesday 11th September – Thursday 13th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/7/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Natures Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

February 17, 2012
La Sierra University (Riverside, California)
Deadline for submission extended to December 7, 2011 at
http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference
The Natures conference showcases the best graduate work in any aspect, discipline or period of humanities research.

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature at SW/TX PCA/ACA

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

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at LSU (Deadline December 9th) Feb. 16-17th

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Conference on the theme, "Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
bmbaye@kent.edu

… DEADLINE EXTENDED...
CALL FOR PAPERS
PAN AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
Presents

“Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World”

[UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2012) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

6th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Sunday 16th September 2012 – Wednesday 19th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

3rd Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Space and Place

Monday 3rd September – Thursday 6th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

Call for Submissions: quarter after

full name / name of organization: 
quarter after
contact email: 
quarterafter@live.com

Dear All:

UPDATE “Bodies of Knowledge, Knowledge of Bodies” February 2-5, 2012 Louisville, Kentucky, Proposal deadline, January 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky
, February 2-5, 2012

Call for Papers:

CFP: "A Post (Network) Mortem on Dixie: Televisual Tales of a Post-Racial South", (12/19/11; Boston, MA 7/19/12-7/22/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins / Indiana University
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

Proposed Panel for Console-ing Passions Conference:
"A Post (Network) Mortem on Dixie: Televisual Tales of a Post-Racial South"
July 19-22, 2012, Boston, MA

Masculinity and Postcolonialism

full name / name of organization: 
Rohit K Dasgupta and Moti K Gokulsing
contact email: 
r.dasgupta1@arts.ac.uk

Gender and colonialism have played a very important role in shaping the concept and understanding of national identity.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

Agora: TAMUC Graduate Student Conference

April 12-13, 2012
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Keynote Speakers
Roberta Seelinger Trites, Jay Telotte, Sara Cushing Weigle

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Rhetoric and Composition] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

The Rhetoric and Composition section is accepting paper and panel proposals that explore the intersections between the metaphor of the marketplace, writing, writing centers, and pedagogy.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Branches of Linguistics] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

We invite papers from any area of theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics, or their applications.

Agora: Texas A&M University-Commerce Graduate Student Conference [Film Studies] April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGAD.TAMUC@gmail.com

The film studies section is accepting paper and panel proposals that explore film as representative of social and/or historical contexts, especially relating to the various ways in which film can serv

Bondage and Power : 15 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Bondage and Power

We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
David Roh (Old Dominion University)
contact email: 
droh@odu.edu

We seek submissions for an edited collection on techno-Orientalism, dubbed by David Morley and Kevin Robins and refined by Greta Niu as the practice of ascribing, erasing, and/or disavowing relationships between technology and Asian subjects. From Sax Rohmer’s Dr. Fu Manchu in the early twentieth-century to William Gibson’s late twentieth-century cyber adventures, figurations of Asian people and landscapes have been uncannily linked to societal desires and fears in speculative discourses of science and technology. Fu Manchu, for instance, embody the onset of American techno-Orientalist anxieties through his occult-like ability to co-opt Western knowledge, while Gibson’s Asian landscapes and ninja bodyguards play upon late-capitalist fears of faceless, mechanical, de-individuated Japanese sarariman (Salarymen) who threaten American economic dominance. This volume aims to establish techno-Orientalism as a crucial and compelling cross-genre critical field, and to provide critical insight into the problematically persistent trope of the technologized Asian in science fiction literature, film, and new media.

6th Global Conference,Fear, Horror and Terror (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Reframing Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Ralph Ellison March 9-11 2012 Claremont McKenna College

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
adam.bradley@colorado.edu

STEPHEN J. MERINGOFF SEMINAR ON RALPH ELLISON
Moderator: Adam Bradley, University of Colorado

Lincoln and Nineteenth Century American Culture March 9-11 2012 Claremont McKenna College

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
john.briggs@ucr.edu

LINCOLN AND NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE
Moderator: John Channing Briggs, University of California, Riverside
Harry Jaffa, Claremont Institute

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