category: ethnicity and national identity

CFP: Identity and Conflict in Cultural and Geo-Political Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
contact email: 
eu_sorina@yahoo.ie

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE

“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

Modern Horror, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, Univeristy of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

The horror genre is structured around encounters with the unknown. Yet the meaning of these encounters (narratively, as well as in terms of race, class, gender, and sexuality) remains in flux

Virtual Encounters-Video Games, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Video games are a space in which encounters are enacted on many different levels. There are encounters within the game’s narrative space; encounters at the interface of player and narrative; and encounters within the external gaming space (think two-player games). These encounters can also be broken down into player-computer and player-player encounters. This panel invites papers that explore these different spaces of encounter in video games.

Transnational American Lit, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Immigration and migration call into question the boundaries of American literature. As writers from all over the world reside in the United States and as writers from the United States often take on global themes, U.S. literature seems to be moving away from a national practice towards a global one. This panel invites papers that concern themselves with transnational American literature.

Romantic Circulations, a panel at (dis)junctions Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of Californa, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This panel invites submissions dealing with any aspect of circulation, distribution and discovery in the Romantic period.

Embodied Encounters, a panel at (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference invites papers for a panel exploring the concept of “encountering” as it relates to issues of embodiment and sensory perception.

"Blackness" in Contemporary African American Artistic Expression, a panel at (dis)junctions 2013, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

In the spirit of the (dis)junctions theme of encounters which "stress[es] a sense of unanticipated or oppositional" as it interacts with the traditionally endorsed, this panel seeks to address ways in which these "meetings" of traditional and contemporary artistic expressions of "blackness" have changed since 9/11 as it relates, comments, critiques, and augments on the traditionally endorsed definitions of artistic expression.

African American Diaspora and Post-Racial Rhetorics panel at (dis)junctions 2013, April 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

Considering the theme, Encounters With(in) Texts, this panel invites papers from various disciplines to include, Sociology, English, Ethnic Studies, Rhetoric, and Political Science that deal with Afr

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Chairs Josh Pearson and Sarah Lozier, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

The Journal of Victorian Culture Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Victorian Culture
contact email: 
lisa.hager@uwc.edu

The Journal of Victorian Culture is pleased to announce the 2013 JVC Graduate Student Essay Prize Competition.

Women and Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association: PAMLA
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics invites works in poetry, creative non fiction, art/book/fil review & research papers on "travel"

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (www.coldnoon.com)
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics [(www.coldnoon.com)_ISSN: 2278-9650] invites writers and researchers to submit their works in original poetry, creative non-fiction, art/book/film reviews or research papers o

EASA 12 Conference "On the Margins" 4th-7th September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Studies of Australia
contact email: 
susan.barrett@u-bordeaux 3.fr

"Margin" is clearly not a stable term when talking about Australia, and gives rise to questions such as who is on the margin of whom or what? Is the margin mainly territorial or conceptual?

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Zagreb, Croatia

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The Third Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’ to be held in Prague, Czech Republic

PHI Spring Conference: "Women, Religion, and Empowerment"

full name / name of organization: 
Public Heritage Institute at Regis College
contact email: 
katina.fontes@regiscollege.edu

The Public Heritage Institute (PHI) at Regis College invites proposals for papers and panels that address the topic of “Women, Religion, and Empowerment.” The conference will be held on the campu

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- May 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

The San Joaquin Valley Journal is seeking articles for its fourth issue.

ROUNDTABLE SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/hobart william smith colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

ROUNDTABLE Participants SEARCH: Scholarship Blogging: What? How? Why???

SACRPH, The Society for American City and Regional Planning History
National Conference, Toronto, Ontario

2nd International Conference on Dialect and Literature 10-12 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
j.hodson@sheffield.ac.uk

This conference invites papers that explore the representation of dialect in literary texts. We welcome papers from across different periods, different genres and different geographical locations.

Rushdie in the 21st Century (22 June 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London (in association with the University of Keele and Royal Holloway, University of London)
contact email: 
21stcenturyrushdie@gmail.com

Rushdie in the 21st Century: a Graduate Symposium

Saturday 22 June 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London WC1E 7HU

452ºF CFP: Theatre and Dictatorship

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the tenth issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in January 2014.

“Cultures in movement , 19th-21st centuries. The Stakes of Changing Cultures." 10-11 October 2013, La Rochelle, France.

full name / name of organization: 
Faculté de Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines (FLASH), Université de La Rochelle, France.
contact email: 
david.waterman@univ-lr.fr miceala.symington@univ-lr.fr martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr

This conference is part of a larger research project, focusing on societies, exchanges and power in the Americas and the Asia / Pacific region, as well as questions of identity representation on an in

[UPDATE] The Politics of African Contemporary Art - submission deadline March 8, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

The Politics of African Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

Recent approaches to African contemporary art often celebrate the advent of a global contemporary art scene in which they see an abolition of the provincialist and historicist concepts that were impos

PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED: CRITICAL PEDAGOGY & THE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP (June 21-22, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Program, Manhattanville College
contact email: 
mark.nowak@mville.edu

Keynote Speakers:

• Bill Ayers, author of To Teach: The Journey, in Comics

• Joy James, editor of The New Abolitionists: (Neo)Slave Narratives and Contemporary Prison Writings

Digging the Digital 2013: Graduate Research in Digital Humanities - Saturday, April 6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
hucostudentgroup@gmail.com

The University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for abstracts for its annual conference:

CFP: The Comics of Joe Sacco [edited volume]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Worden, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
dworden@unm.edu

The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

National Question in Central Europe - 22–24 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Culturan Relations Policy
contact email: 
conference@culturalrelations.org

Conference topics: Political, economic and legal aspects in ethnic and national minority conflict resolution. Cultural diversity of Central Europe.

Symposium: Being Beyond Boundaries: Dissolving (species) Hierarchy in Contemporary Culture 10/05/2013 (06/30/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

In her recent work on human-animal encounter, Donna Haraway asks us to consider ‘who “we” will become when species meet’.

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extended 15 February 2013: Graduate Student Conference on Transmedia 6-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Media Culture, The College of Staten Island (CUNY)
contact email: 
CSICinemaMediaGSA@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Trans-(media): A graduate research conference June 6-7, 2013

The Cinema and Media Graduate Student Association of the Department of

[UPDATE] History, Postcolonialism and Tradition 09/12-13/2013 (04/15/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Second call for papers:

The Great War and Modern Literature (MLA Special Session 2014 [Jan. 9-12] ; proposals by March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Marguerite Helmers
contact email: 
helmers@uwosh.edu

I invite proposals for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago (January 9-12, 2014).

Disrobing the Law in American Culture (April 26-27): Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
The Princeton Program in American Studies
contact email: 
kacollin@princeton.edu, allerner@princeton.edu

Disrobing the Law in American Culture: A Graduate Conference

Keynote: Laura Edwards (Duke University)
Keynote: Sally Gordon (University of Pennsylvania)

[UPDATE] The Cultural Politics of Memory 14-16 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory Cardiff University
contact email: 
cpm@cardiff.ac.uk

The politics of remembering and forgetting are imp

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