category: ethnicity and national identity

Special Issue of Italian American Review on Italian-American Foodways; Abstracts submitted by May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Review published by Queens College's John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
contact email: 
rocco.marinaccio@manhattan.edu; pnaccarato@mmm.edu

Italian and Italian-American food has a long history in the homes, markets, and restaurants of the United States.

Artistic Ireland, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

From The Book of Kells to the seaside ditty in Ulysses to the Abbey Theatre’s Countess Cathleen, Ireland boasts a history replete with visual and performing arts.

Artistic Bodies in Literature, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, 2013, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

In what ways do artistic constructions of the body appear in literature?

Stretching The Screen 15th Annual Cinema Conference, SFSU, October 17th - 19th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

This conference will seek to challenge the borders imposed on Cinema: between senses, ideologies, cultures, even the fluctuation of the medium itself in terms of its technologies, production, distribu

Short Story at MMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr

Black Camera invites submissions for a Close-Up devoted to a critical assessment of Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries to be published Fall 2014.

Humor in the Digital Age -- SAMLA (11/8 - 11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
pkunze@lsu.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks papers for a panel, “Humor in the Digital Age,” for the 2013 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference at the Marriott Atlanta from

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques Conference October 25-27

full name / name of organization: 
Young Professional and Graduate Conference Department of Religious Studies Rice University
contact email: 
heyes@rice.edu

“Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques” aims to create conversations on the impact of monstrosity and examples of the grotesque in discourse related to religion and the sacred.

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Coluture (Peer-reviewed Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gordonstate.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music, graph

[UPDATE] The Lost Subject, 14th May, University of Dundee

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

Tuesday 14th May 2013
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

CfP: Beyond the Cut-Up: William S. Burroughs and the Image

full name / name of organization: 
The Photographers' Gallery
contact email: 
cherylplatt2@gmail.com

BEYOND THE CUT-UP: WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS AND THE IMAGE Conference

The Photographers’ Gallery, London, Saturday 15 February 2014

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Interdisciplinary Popular Culture and Pedagogy (deadline August 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
DialogueTheJournal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce the inaugural issue of Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy, a peer-reviewed publication of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Associa

Calls: Cross-Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

Dear Colleagues,

I'm Dongho Pak, Editor-in-Chief of <>.

Reading Indigenous North American Literatures: New Voices in the Field

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Louise Sheffield University of Tennessee, Knoxville
contact email: 
carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Philament 2013 [UPDATE] Deadline extended May 31st 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University Jaime Cantrell, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
outinthearchives@gmail.com

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives: Researching Sexual Histories
Call for Proposals, due May 1

Editors:
Amy L. Stone, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University

[UPDATE] Solo Performances On and Off the Page (PAMLA Conference, 11/1-3, 2013) Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Cathy Irwin/University of La Verne
contact email: 
tirwin@laverne.edu

This panel examines how solo performances (on the page, stage, internet, etc.) examine Judith Butler's notion of precarious lives, that is the shared vulnerability, fear and insecurity of contemporar

Submissions for the annual Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Newsletter due April 22, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
stefanie.sydelnik@rochester.edu

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society is looking for pieces to include in its annual newsletter.

CFP - 2nd Annual Marginalised Mainstream Conference: Fading and Emerging, 12-13 September 2013 [Deadline 17 May 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2013
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

Keynote speakers include: Dr Kate Macdonald (Ghent University, Brussels) and Dr Nicola Humble (University of Roehampton, London)

Literary Dolls: The Female Textual Body from the Nineteenth Century to Now - Deadline for Abstracts June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
University of Durham
contact email: 
literarydollsconference@gmail.com

Literary Dolls:The Female Textual Body from the 19th Century to Now

University of Durham, International Women’s Day, 8th March 2014

April 15 Deadline: Constructing a "New" America: The United States in the 1930s

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Special Session (Nov 1-3)
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

This American Studies panel seeks submissions that explore the literary and visual culture of the U.S. in the 1930s, and constructions of race, gender, sexuality, and space.

Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA--Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
melanieh@u.washington.edu

November 1-3, 2013, San Diego, CA

“FATHER LANDS, MOTHER COUNTRIES, AND WARDS OF THE (NATION) STATE”

“Mapping the Mediterranean: Space, Memory, and the Long Road to Modernity” 11-12 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Topographies, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
contact email: 
kashdan@umich.edu

Keynote Panel: “The Present and Future of Mediterranean Studies”
Yasser Ellhariry, Dartmouth College
Gail Holst-Warhaft, Cornell University

[REMINDER] When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

REMINDER: Abstract submission deadline is April 10, 2013.

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Panel on Film Noir and Neo-Noir, Abstracts due April 15th
contact email: 
crolens@ucsd.edu

Out of the Past, Into the Postmodern: From Film Noir to Neo-Noir

CFP 'Corporealities: Body Limits' for a special issue of Word and Text

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Treatments of corporeality have piled high in literary and cultural studies, especially in the last twenty years or so, while questions of embodiment continue to proliferate in philosophical discussio

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity - April 15th Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA Conference
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

“Many straunge and horrible events” – Omens and Prophecies in Histories and Tragedies by Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare 450
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

(This seminar is part of 'Shakespeare 450', the international week-long conference in Paris celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth in April 21-27, 2014.)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

On December 11th 2012, Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in Northern Ontario declared a hunger strike to critique the federal government’s abuses of treaty rights and First Natio

April 15 Deadline -- PAMLA 2013 San Diego (Nov 1-3) -- Special Session: "Ew! Gross! Abjection, Affect, and Bodily Fluids"

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

[UPDATE] PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2013. Deadline: Apr 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Heflin / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heflin@iup.edu

We are seeking exceptional papers on all aspects of autobiography, memoir, diary, and life-writing for the standing session on Autobiography at the 111th annual meeting of the PAMLA conference at Bahi

It Was 50 Years Ago Today!: An International Beatles Celebration

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University
contact email: 
womack@psu.edu

Organized by Penn State University, this international Beatles celebration will be held at Penn State’s Altoona College on February 7-9, 2014, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking - Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: 31 May, 2013

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

Space and Place in the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds interdisciplinary postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

DEADLINE 17th May for abstract and draft article along with an academic CV to editors@harts-minds.co.uk - Spread the Word!

Space and Place in the Humanities and Arts

London Fantastic - Pre-1900 (LonCon, August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
LonCon
contact email: 
londonfantastic@gmail.com

Fantastic London
LonCon, August 2014

Proposals are welcome on “Fantastic London” for the academic programme at Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention.

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