category: ethnicity and national identity

Great Plains Emerging Tribal Writers Award

full name / name of organization: 
Great Plains Writers' Conference, South Dakota State University
contact email: 
steven.wingate@sdstate.edu

The Great Plains Writers’ Conference, in cooperation with South Dakota State University’s American Indian Studies Program and American Indian Education and Cultural Center, announces the inaugural

“Negotiation & Renegotiation” Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IU Department of French & Italian
contact email: 
iufritgsoconf@gmail.com

This conference will examine the themes of Negotiation and Renegotiation in any area of French or Italian Studies. We shall examine such questions as: How do authors negotiate between seemingly

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for ASA Panel "Dissent in the Transnational Age", Nov 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Asociation (ASA), Washington DC
contact email: 
bsirom@gmail.com

New Deadline for abstracts: 14 January.

From the Ground Up: Reimagining Collective Dissent in the Transnational Age

CFP: Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Global Educational Community (Cape Coast, Ghana)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Awuyah/The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative
contact email: 
PASSHEFDICONF2013@wcupa.edu

The Frederick Douglass Institute Collaborative - Ghana Interdisciplinary Conference
Diversity and Multiculturalism in the Global Educational Community

University of Cape Coast, Ghana
May 22 to 24, 2013
(Travel Dates May 19 through May 27)

Peer English 9

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons, University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English.

African Evaluation Journal - Call for abstracts for inaugural issue: Monitoring and evaluation in Africa - 17 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AOSIS OpenJournals
contact email: 
submissions@aejonline.org

The interim editorial advisory board of the African Evaluation Journal is pleased to announce the call for submission of abstracts for the first issue of the journal to be published at the end of Apri

[Update] 2nd Call/Deadline Extension - Translating Realism: The Nature and Emergence of Contemporary French Thought

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
translatingrealismconference@gmail.com

[Submission Deadline has been extended to January 31st 2013. Please visit www.translatingrealismconference.wordpress.com for more information and conference updates.]

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

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

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

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

full name / name of organization: 
University 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

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

full name / name of organization: 
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.

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

full name / name of organization: 
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. How do these spaces disrupt normative discourses on sexuality, gender, race, ethnicity, and social class? How do these encounters disrupt or challenge the player’s identity? What are some implications of network-mediated encounters in massively multiplayer online games? How might we rethink the structure of encounter between the gaming space and external “reality”?

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.

[UPDATE]“Heroes & Villains” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

**SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 21, 2013**

“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is March 31, 2013; accepted essays due June 30, 2013)

[UPDATE] CFP (DEADLINE EXTENDED): Transformative Literacies: A Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

**DEADLINE EXTENDED: ABSTRACTS NOW DUE JANUARY 25TH, 2013**

The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)
contact email: 
vsconference2013@gmail.com

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013

Voices of the Unseen: Revolt and the Building of Radical Transnationalism CFP for essay collection

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Autumn Quezada-Grant & Dr. John Maerhofer, Roger Williams University
contact email: 
aquezada-grant@rwu.edu & jmaerhofer@rwu.edu

Call for Papers

Voices of the Unseen: Revolt and the Building of Radical Transnationalism

We are sending out a CFP for a proposed edited volume entitled:

[UPDATE] Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Tromly / American Literature Association
contact email: 
lucas.tromly@ad.umanitoba.ca

[Update] Tourism, Heritage, Identities (01/25/2013; ALA 05/23-26/2013)

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

"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

This is a panel call for the 20th Annual (dis)junctions Graduate Conference in the Humanities at the University of California, Riverside.

[UPDATE -- Deadline Extension] 15th Annual UF MRG Conference: Rethinking Work

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

The 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

Rethinking Work

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, April 5-6 2013. DEADLINE Feb. 1

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

(dis)junctions 2013: Encounters With(in) Texts
20th Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference at the University of California, Riverside April 5-6 2013

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for ASA Panel "Reimagining Collective Dissent in the Transnational Age", 21-24 Nov, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ASA Conference, 21-24 Nov, 2013
contact email: 
bsirom@gmail.com

From the Ground Up: Reimagining Collective Dissent in the Transnational Age

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

ASA, Nov. 21-24, 2013 in Washington D.C.: "Protest, Violence, and Environmental Justice"; submit by January 15th please.

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis (ASA panel proposal)
contact email: 
y.athanassakis@rutgers.edu

Vandana Shiva writes,“Whenever we engage in consumption or production patterns which take more than we need, we are engaging in violence” (Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace).

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Sikstrom and Kimberly Marsh (Oxford Travel Cultures Seminar)
contact email: 
travelculturesseminar@gmail.com

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series
University of Oxford
~4 October 2013~

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

ASA 2013, Washington D.C., LIFE AND DEBT: RACE, THE AMERICAN HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, AND RACE-BASED MEDICINE, January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Hinkson and Nadine Ehlers
contact email: 
lrh27@georgetown.edu

As the cost of health care increases in the U.S., individuals and entire communities are faced with how to deal with the often crushing debt that comes with lack of access to quality preventive care,

Extended Deadline: " “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

full name / name of organization: 
Eden Wales Freedman, Co-President of English Graduate Organization, UNH
contact email: 
eef25@wildcats.unh.edu

Deadline Extended!

Please submit abstracts to UNH's English Graduate Organization's Biennial Conference: “The Art of Reading: Theory, Practice, Pedagogy”

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