category: ethnicity and national identity

MLA Chicago, January 9-12, 2014; Innovative Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Silbergleid & Kristina Quynn
contact email: 
silberg1@msu.edu & quynn@colostate.edu

We invite papers about the production and publication of innovative, experimental, affective, multi-genre, or performative criticism.

Call for Papers - Social Inclusion (Open Access Journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Librello Publishing house
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@librelloph.com

Social Inclusion (http://www.librelloph.com/socialinclusion) is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal, which provides academics and policy-makers with a forum to discuss and promote a more socially inclus

Encounters, Affinities, Legacies: the Eighteenth Century in the Present Day 28-29 June 2013 (deadline for proposals April 19)

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
encounters2013@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the complex webs of interconnection between the long eighteenth century and the ‘long’ twentieth century, from 1900 to the present.

Special Issue "Framing Lives"

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
Ricia.chansky@upr.edu

The editors of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, in collaboration with Guest Editor Paul Arthur of the Australian National University, invite submissions for a special illustrated issue that grows from the

PAMLA 2013 Conference: San Diego, CA (11/1-11/3): CFP Deadline April 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2013 PAMLA Conference will be held November 1-3, 2013, at the Bahia Resort Hotel on Mission Bay in San Diego, CA.

E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Writing (CETAPS)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS, FCSH - New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
rogerio_puga@hotmail.com

O Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) irá começar a publicar em meados de 2013 o E-Dicionário de Escrita de Viagens Portuguesa/E-Dictionary of Portuguese Travel Wr

SSSL Biennial Conference, March 27-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
southernlit2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature Biennial Conference
March 27-29, 2014
Arlington, Virginia

OTHER SOUTHS: APPROACHES, ALLIANCES, ANTAGONISMS

Irish Studies Panel at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
sdyne1@gsu.edu

In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry,

Indigenous Studies Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Papers: Indigenous Studies
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013 St. Louis, MO

Beyond the Human: Monsters, Mutants and Lonely Machines (or What)?

full name / name of organization: 
Jawaharlal Nehru University
contact email: 
beyondthehuman2014@gmail.com

An International Conference
New Delhi
20-23 February 2014

http://beyondthehuman.com/

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: August 15, 2013

Muslim identity issues in literature and film

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature (Allahabad, India)
contact email: 
cristina.gamez@uco.es

Fiction narratives, films, documentaries and TV series dealing with Muslim issues have increased notably since the events of 9/11, most of them with reference to Islamist terrorism.

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

full name / name of organization: 
London Conference in Critical Thought
contact email: 
londoncriticalconference@gmail.com

London Conference in Critical Thought 2013

Royal Holloway, University of London

6-7 June 2013

Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
alazams@hope.ac.uk

Symposium:
Religions in the Media: Multidisciplinary Approaches
Liverpool Hope University, 29 and 30 July 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Debra Mason

Medieval English Studies Symposium (30th November-1st December 2013): Between Nostalgia and Hope: The Waning of the Middle Ages

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

You are cordially invited to send paper proposals to the 12th Medieval English Studies Symposium, organised by the Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, which will be held in Poznań from 30

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts--deadline May 10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
contact email: 
jastlatina@gmail.com

Latin@ Studies in Transnational Contexts: Reading, Writing, and
Living Lives on/in the Margins

Guest Editors:
Christopher Rivera, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2014 issue. Deadline for submission: June 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr

Etudes Irlandaises is a peer-reviewed journal publishing articles in English and French which explore all aspects of Irish literature, history, culture and arts from ancient times to the present.

[UPDATE] Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

African American Studies Pedagogy Conference

full name / name of organization: 
David Tenenbaum/ Shaw University
contact email: 
dtenenbaum@shawu.edu

 

Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality, May 30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Spaces of Gender and Sexuality
Media Fields Journal
University of California, Santa Barbara

2013 SFSU Humanities Symposium Conference

full name / name of organization: 
San Franciscso State University Humanities Department
contact email: 
2013humsym@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATE: Saturday April 13th, 2013
Proposal Deadline: Friday March 29th, 2013

[UPDATE] Colloquium - Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future - 5-6 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Colloquium

Sexual Futures: Versions of the Sexual Past, Visions of the Sexual Future

University of Exeter, UK

5-6 September 2013

UPDATE. Artscapes: Urban Art and the Public – An Interdisciplinary Conference on Art and Urban Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Arstcapes Group - University of Kent
contact email: 
artscapesgroup@gmail.com

University of Kent, 27-28 June 2013

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Explorations of Childhood in Nineteenth Century Working Class Life Writing (PAMLA Conference, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-3, 2

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smacdon8@kent.edu

This panel is designed to examine ideas of childhood based on the life writing of working class people. How is child labor/schooling discussed in life writing from working class individuals?

[UPDATE] CFP: 2013 International Conference: Migrants and Their Memories (Deadline Extended to March 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center for Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Scientists recently found that migration was a main factor that shaped human behavior (Don Jones, Nature News).

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – Nov. 1-3 2013 - PAMLA special session

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

This special session seeks submissions that employ and/or consider cognitive approaches to literature.

[UPDATE] Marxism and Psychoanalysis in the Twenty-First Century (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2014 Special Session
contact email: 
gallego@stolaf.edu; ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2014 MLA Convention, which will be held from January 9-12, 2014 in Chicago, IL.

[UPDATE] Sporting Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK
contact email: 
sportingbodies2013@gmail.com

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture / Volume 44

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Burnham / Santa Clara University
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture Volume 44

DEAD LINE EXTENDED: International Postgraduate Conference on Translation Studies and Literatures in English 13-14 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Department 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/Turkey
www.elts.cankaya.edu.tr

Anglo-Saxon Art, Poetry, and Prose due 15 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Old English
contact email: 
contemporaryoldenglish@gmail.com

Contemporary Old English is a web source for Old English and Anglo-Saxon culture presented in a modern aesthetic.

Between Vulnerability and Resilience: Representations of the Veil in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2014 MLA Convention in Chicago, 9-12 January 2014
contact email: 
azeenat@uark.edu and ummeal-wazedi@augustana.edu

This roundtable invites paper proposals that will explore the re-emergence of the veil and its literary and cultural representations.

Human Rights International Conference (Nov. 21-23, 2013); Abstracts Due: Mar.31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Call For Papers: Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 21-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: 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

Deadline extended to March 15th!

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - 7th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 7th issue. We accept:

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline Extended to March 15th!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center/Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
barthesconference2013@gmail.com

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O’Meara

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