category: ethnicity and national identity

M(other) Tongues: The Case for Biliteracy

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
eschwartz@deltacollege.edu

How can we promote what has traditionally been seen as a deficit? 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2012 to Elizabeth Schwartz, eschwartz@deltacollege.edu.

3rd Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Suicide (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sui3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suicide

Saturday 10th November – Monday 12th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

CFP: 9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Dying and Death

Saturday 10th November – Monday 12th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

4th Global Conference: Bullying and the Abuse of Power (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers

2nd Global Conference: Conflict and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Conflict and Communication

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Crossing Linguistic Borders in Post-colonial Anglophone Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Valentine N. Ubanako
contact email: 
valentineubanako@yahoo.com or ubaval@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Theme: CROSSING LINGUISTIC BORDERS IN POST-COLONIAL ANGLOPHONE AFRICA
Editor: Valentine Njende UBANAKO, PhD

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

ATHE
Theatre History Focus Group
Debut Panel 2012

[UPDATE] Anxieties and Innovations

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate English Department
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012

A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

[UPDATE] AWP 2013 - The End of Postmodernism in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Quesada
contact email: 
rubenquesada@gmail.com

Seeking proposals for a panel (& book project) on “The End of Postmodernism in the Digital Age.” I am interested in a broad spectrum of approaches focusing on creative writing, including: poetry,

Queer (In)Security @ UC Davis May 3-4 | DEADLINE March 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Militarization and Gender Research Cluster and Queer, Feminist, Trans Studies Research Cluster
contact email: 
queermilitarizationsymposium@gmail.com

The Militarization and Gender Research Cluster and the Queer, Feminist, Trans Studies Research Cluster of UC Davis are pleased to announce a joint conference, “Queer (In)Security,” to be held May

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard: A new interdisciplinary journal from the University of Western Ontario English Graduate Society
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The editors at Word Hoard, a new interdisciplinary journal at the University of Western Ontario, are pleased to announce our inaugural issue.

Cultural Equity: The Politics of Folklore, Archives, and Digitization

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith McCarroll/Clemson University
contact email: 
mmccarr@clemson.edu

SAMLA Panel, November 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Durham MEMSA (Medieval and Early Modern Student Association)
contact email: 
imrs.mrpdg@durham.ac.uk

Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

Durham University, 5-6 July 2012

9th Global Conference: War, Civil Conflict, Security and Peace (November, 2012: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
war9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War, Civil Conflict, Security and Peace

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers:

Fumbling in the Greasy Till: Economics and Irish Literature Abstracts: May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Sperry / Georgia State University
contact email: 
asperry1@gsu.edu

Due to the recent global constriction of national economies, the impending debt crises of sovereign nations brings to the forefront the relationship between capital and culture.

[UPDATE] Call for Articles - Submission Deadline, March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

The St. John's University Humanities Review - Call For Submissions DUE DATE MARCH 17th

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
danielle.lee10a@stjohns.edu

The St.

CFP for Edited Collection: Primary Stein (Abstracts by May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Janet Boyd (Fairleigh Dickinson University) and Sharon Kirsch (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu and sharon.kirsch@asu.edu

The overwhelming success of Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas finally confirmed Stein’s celebrity status in the United States in 1933.

Transnational Sexualities (MSA 14. Las Vegas. 18-21 Oct. 2012) [Due March 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Transnational Sexualities

New Zealand's Cultures: Sources, Histories, Futures

full name / name of organization: 
New Zealand Studies Network (UK and Ireland)
contact email: 
Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk and bmartin@uvigo.es

New Zealand Studies Network (UK and Ireland)

Inaugural Conference

New Zealand's Cultures: Sources, Histories, Futures

CFP -- Religion and Medicine in North American Culture -- MLA 2013, Boston, MA Jan 3-6 -- Abstracts Due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu

We are seeking papers for a panel on Religion and Medicine in North American Culture to be proposed as a special session for the MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013 in Boston, MA.

'Narratives of Difference' in the Global Marketplace

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Northampton, UK and The University of Vigo, Spain
contact email: 
Janet.Wilson@northampton.ac.uk and bmartin@uvigo.es

“’Narratives of Difference’ in the Global Marketplace”

At: School of the Arts, Avenue Campus, University of Northampton

25-26 October 2012

Intonation and Poetic Convention (MLA Convention, Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Glaser and Natalie Gerber
contact email: 
bglaser@skidmore.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

This proposed special session for the 2013 MLA Convention (Boston, Jan. 3-6, 2013) explores the relation between verse conventions and intonation.

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/9-11

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, and traditional forms of expression.

Transformative impulses: subverting silence and dread in Rosario Castellanos's works (MLA Boston; abstracts due 3/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid M. Valle/ Special session proposal CFP
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Compelling impulses, strategies of gender and racial empowerment, and the mechanics of potential transformations are distinct in her works.
Submit 300 word abstracts by 3/4/12.

Update--Bright Lines: Culture On the Autism Spectrum

full name / name of organization: 
Jes Battis, Department of English, University of Regina
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

"Am I on the spectrum?" asks Abed Nadir, a character on the show Community.

Theorizing Borders -- MLA 2013, Boston, January 3-6 -- ABSTRACTS DUE March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
bezio@email.unc.edu

Abstracts, approximately 250 words, and current CV by 15 March 2012

Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 3/16 & 8/1/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Trinh Moser/Kathryn West
contact email: 
LMoser@MissouriState.edu;kwest@bellarmine.edu

“Chinese-Americans, when you try to understand what things in you are Chinese, how do you separate what is peculiar to childhood, to poverty, insanities, one family, your mother who marked your grow

REMINDER -- African Literature Special Session -- 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Keli Rowley/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kelly.rowley.16@my.csun.edu; keliayr@hotmail.com; kbrooks@usc.edu

For years, African writers such as Chinua Achebe, J. M.

NEPCA Conference -- Ethnic and Race Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
shirshdickinson@rivier.edu

2012 CALL FOR PAPERS: FIRST NOTICE

Authorship, Ownership, and Publication: Exploring Debt through Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Permanent Section at Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Nov 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
lacey-worth@uiowa.edu

This permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference welcomes paper proposals for a panel or group of panels on topics related to the confer

Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
Runoko Rashidi (runoko@yahoo.com)

The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) is organizing a special issue to analyze the work of Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan.

[UPDATE] "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Graduate Student Conference 2012 -- English Graduate Organization -- NDSU English Department
contact email: 
ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu

________________________________________________________
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
(Submission Deadline: February 23, 2012)

Interdisciplinary English Studies

"Laughing to Keep from Crying" Modern Language Association Convention: 3-6 Jan 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu; sdmccoy@bellsouth.net

This panel will explore the complex relationships between pain and humor.

The Broken Body and the West in Modern and Contemporary Literature, Boulder, CO, Oct. 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA) Convention
contact email: 
erin.kingsley@colorado.edu

This panel considers limited or “broken” bodies (non-normative, maimed, amputated, tattooed, pregnant, female, aging, etc) and their interaction with the West, its expansion and freedom (often pac

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