category: ethnicity and national identity

Pushing Form: Innovation and Interconnection in Contemporary European Performance

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
siobhanmogorman@gmail.com; charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie; miriamhaughton@hotmail.com

Pushing Form: Innovation and Interconnection in Contemporary European Performance, 25-26 April 2014

Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway

[UPDATE] Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

www.umassego.com/conference

[UPDATE] Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference:

TRANSACTION

March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Anna McCarthy

Canonizing Narratives of Trauma - MLA Annual Convention - Vancouver, Canada - January 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eda Dedebas Dundar
contact email: 
eda.dedebas@gmail.com

Proposals that focus on representations of trauma and displacement, their impact on the canon, consumption of human rights, and complicity.

[Extended Deadline] The Spectacular!: Jan. 13, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Wendy Hesford, Professor of English, Ohio State U

FACULTY SPEAKER: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern U

Long Beach International Film Festival Digital Edutainment Conference August 27-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Long Beach International Film Festival Digital Edutainment Conference
contact email: 
digitaledutainment@longbeachindie.com

Long Beach International Film Festival
Digital Edutainment Conference
Call for Proposals—Deadline March 3, 2014

LongBeachIndie.com

(Abstract by Jan. 19) Calvino’s Contexts: The Influences On and The Influences Of Italo Calvino (NeMLA Apr. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

MFS Special Issue - Neuroscience and Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
Stephen.burn@glasgow.ac.uk

Guest Editor: Stephen J. Burn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 February 2014

10th LIES (13.04.2014): On imagination, borders and friendship with Hanif Kureishi

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; sliliana@wa.amu.edu.pl

The voice of an artist reaches and touches the world as well as the lives of his/ her readers. The words of writers can stir social unrest but they can also pacify the crowds.

CFP, ABC Studies Journal, special issue, "Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Diaspora"

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Dias

Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Faces of Globality: American Studies and the Romanian Dias

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 2/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 11 (Issues 11.2 and 11.3) and Volume 12.

Harlem Renaissance - Two-Volume Publication (Abstract Due: February 27, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
williamsea@tsu.edu

Call For Papers: Two-Volume Text on the Harlem Renaissance
Essays are sought for a two-volume publication on the Harlem Renaissance (HR).

[UPDATE] "Intersections" Conference - Spring 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

AGSE Spring 2014 Conference CFP
“Intersections”

Theory/Post-Theory: An Interdisciplinary Conference April 18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Students Association of the Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

University of California, Berkeley
April 18th, 2014
Keynote Address: Professor David N. Rodowick (Chicago)

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives, June 12-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
City University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
english.event@cityu.edu.hk

Fashion in Fiction: Style Stories and Transglobal Narratives

June 12-14, 2014
Department of English, City University of Hong Kong,
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University, Siegal Lifelong Learning Program and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

MANDELA - Altre Modernità Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy. ABSTRACT: 15th Feb 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Nelson Mandela is not only a real historical person, revolutionary, anti-apartheid leader
and first democratic president of South Africa, but one of the most extraordinary

(En)Gendering Identity: Gender in Culture, Education and Society [Euroacademia Panel]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Panayiota Chrysochou
contact email: 
pollyn@live.co.uk

For Euroacademia's Second Global Forum of Critical Studies, I am organising and chairing a panel on gender.

GOTHIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH ON SCREEN

full name / name of organization: 
CSUDH
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

This is a chapter proposal call for an edited book GOTHIC LITERATURE IN ENGLISH ON SCREEN.

Portals Comparative Literature Journal is Accepting Submissions for the Spring 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Submission deadline: March 6, 2014

Edited Collection: Cold War U.S. literature & culture with a global focus 2/15/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Belletto and Joseph Keith
contact email: 
belletts@lafayette.edu; jkeith@binghamton.edu

We are soliciting one or two additional contributions (approx. 7,000 words) for a book collection focusing on U.S. Cold War literature and the rest of the world.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: "Isms" Conference: March 22, Abstract Deadline Jan 13th

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification

Tolkien Studies Conference at University of Vermont April 11-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
ctvaccaro68@gmail.com

This year's theme:
Tom Bombadil and Other Middle-earth Mysteries

Far Eastern Worlds: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
isiahl@lsu.edu

Continuing where Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction left off (forthcoming from UP of Mississippi), Far Eastern Worlds: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction w

Writers required for The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We are looking for contributors to write articles for our launch in March 2014. Please see the 'About' page on our website at thenewunion.wordpress.com to read our manifesto.

Human Rights and Asian American Literary Studies (American Literature Association)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

Human Rights and Asian American Literary Studies
Chair: Lynn Itagaki, The Ohio State University
Due Date: January 15, 2014
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25th Annual ALA Conference

Critical Perspectives on Ruth Ozeki (American Literature Association)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

Critical Perspectives on Ruth Ozeki
Chair: Sue J. Kim, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Due Date: January 10, 2014
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25th Annual ALA Conference
May 22 – 25, 2014

(Jan 2nd deadline) - Carlene Hatcher Polite panel for ALA (May 22nd-25th)

full name / name of organization: 
proposing a panel for American Literature Association
contact email: 
alimchet @ umich.edu

[UPDATE] Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period, University of Michigan Feb 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

American Fiction Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net

Call for Paper

Submission

FSEL Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

UPDATED DEADLINE & KEYNOTES: Jan. 15, John Douglas Taylor Conference 2014: Contemporary Orientations in African Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
contact email: 
africanculturalstudies@gmail.com

UPDATE:

CFP: Philosophy on Trial: The Others of Philosophy - Submission deadline – EXTENDED: January 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophy Graduate Student Body, DePaul University
contact email: 
depaul.philosophy@gmail.com

Understood as a self-critical discipline, philosophy must interrogate its limits and its relationship with its outside.

[UPDATE] Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions of up to 20 pages Until January 1st from Student Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight Academic Journal
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

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