category: ethnicity and national identity

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

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

CFP: "Naturalism and Crisis" (Nov 15, 2011; ACLA; March 29 - April 1, 2012, Brown U)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

In the 2010 Oscar-winning Best Documentary Feature film The Cove, the film’s director Louie Psihoyos describes on-screen the film’s approach and activist goals in documenting the slaughter of dolp

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, Spring 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2012 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is January 15, 2012.

Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era

full name / name of organization: 
Vershawn Young and Claire Garcia / Book Project, Edited Volume
contact email: 
cgarcia@ColoradoCollege.edu, vershawn.young@uky.edu

CFP: Book Project, Edited Volume
Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era"

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Finding Common Ground (January 2, 2012) special journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Canadian Studies; Guest Editors: Linda Hutcheon and Ian MacRae
contact email: 
imacrae@wlu.ca

“Where is home?” J. Edward Chamberlin asks us, in If this

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Women Poets of WW1 Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Marcy Tanter
contact email: 
tanter@tarleton.edu

Abstracts sought for a collection of essays about women poets of the 1914-1918 era. Subjects may be from any of the nations involved in World War 1.

Rewriting Southern Literature for the Silver Screen (AUMLAC Feb 10-11 2012) [UPDATE]

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

This panel will celebrate the past and continuing inspiration of Southern literature on Hollywood film.

Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on the 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

Watermark Journal -- Submission Deadline 12/6/11

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our sixth volume to be publishe

Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture 27-29 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
mcgillconference2012@gmail.com

McGill English Graduate Conference CFP
Ghost Stories: Hauntings and Echoes in Literature and Culture
27-29 January 2012
McGill University, Montreal

Children of Men: Childhood in Narratives of Crisis and Catastrophe (March 29-April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Brown University
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu

This seminar will consider the figure of the child as a means to focalize and narrativize personal or collective catastrophe.

"Automation and Catastrophe" (March 29-April 1, 2012), deadline for proposals November 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jsr26@psu.edu

From Jacques de Vaucanson’s eighteenth-century defecating duck to robots to weaponized military drones, automation has long been a significant site of fascination and fear.

[UPDATE] Transpacific Encounters: Catastrophic Aftermath in the Asian Diaspora at Brown University 03/29-04/01

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
tong14@illinois.edu

"Forms of Exile" (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association @ Brown University, Providence, RI
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.

Jan 31, 2012 - 
The Child in Neo-Victorian Arts and Discourse:
Renegotiating 19th Century Concepts of Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies: Special Issue
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorianism has become a major trend in contemporary literature and culture.

[UPDATE] Popular Culture Association (Submissions by 15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area
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, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

UPDATE Early literary centuries— Literatures from the early 20th and 21st centuries and their links with the previous centuries

full name / name of organization: 
Journal "Textes et contextes"
contact email: 
lau.mellet@gmail.com

Early literary centuries— Literatures from the early 20th and 21st centuries and their links with the previous centuries
full name / name of organization:
Journal "Textes et contextes"

[UPDATE] Mother/Nature Conference - University of Southern Mississippi - Deadline for Proposals is November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
https://www.usm.edu/english/mothernature-conference

Mother/Nature Conference

March 16-18, 2012
Thad Cochran Center
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Extended Deadline: November 15, 2011

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. BARBARA GATES

The Pedestal and its Mediations, Conference March 2-3 2012, University of Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal
contact email: 
lepiedestal1@gmail.com

The Pedestal and its Mediations

Department of Comparative Literature, University of Montreal

CFP--Racism, Colonialism and Law

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Shortlidge/The Kirwan Institute
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

The focus of this issue revolves around the ideas of racism, colonialism and law, considered together.

Zombies vs. Professors: An Academic Symposium (April 13th-15th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University/University of Louisville
contact email: 
zvp2012@gmail.com

Zombies seem to everywhere these days, and now they’re banging on the gates of the Academy . . .

The Future of Philology - 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Columbia

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
contact email: 
germangradconference@columbia.edu

THE FUTURE OF PHILOLOGY

11th Annual Graduate Student Conference 2012

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University February 24-25, 2012

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Sex...or Something Like It

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

ACLA Seminar (March 29 - April 1): The Modernist Self and its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Tam, Cornell University / Nan Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
contact email: 
yt344@cornell.edu

The American Comparative Literature Association's 2012 Annual Meeting will be held at Brown University from March 29 to April 1.

Seminar Theme: The Modernist Self and its Discontents

Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
sara.spurgeon@ttu.edu

Western Crossroads:
Literature, Social Justice, Environment

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

Radical Imagination and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 29-April 1, 2012
contact email: 
lindsey.andrews@duke.edu

What is the role of literature in creating new ways of being in the world?

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4.1 (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com, nathalie.sebbane@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed journal Etudes Irlandaises is inviting contributions for its Autumn 2012 issue entitled 'Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society', which will be guest edited by Fio

[Extended Deadline] New British Fiction Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
New British Fiction

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

4th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg4#inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP - Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books, an independent publishing house of international repute, is now accepting proposals for doctoral and postgraduate dissertation for publication.

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture [March 29-31 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
jtt9554@louisiana.edu

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture presents:

Media, Technology and the Imagination

March 29-31, 2012
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Keynote Speaker:

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