category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

[UPDATE] Final cfp for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist and Women's Studies Association/Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Identities in Displacement: Difference and Dislocations in Multi-Ethnic Literatures and Cultures(MELUS)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012: MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic American Literature in the United States)
contact email: 
kdaiya@gwu.edu

Session Name: MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic American Literature in the United States)
This panel is the MELUS panel at the SAMLA Conference in November 2012 in Durham, NC.

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (May 15 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

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

A number of approved sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University) have extended their deadlines for paper proposals.

Midwestern Culture Area (and Glee)- MPCA (Oct 12-14)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Call for Papers

Reformation Research Papers at the Kalamazoo (USA) Medieval Congress

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Reformation Research
contact email: 
mthum@umflint.edu

Papers for the Society for Reformation Research Sessions at the 48th Medieval Congress, May 9-12 2013 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI U.S.A.

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico, University of Arizona Tucson [CFP 6/15/12; Sympsoium 10/5-6, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium
contact email: 
submit@hiddencinema.org

"The Politics of Fantasy in XX-XXI Century Latin American/Peninsular Literature and Cultural Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mcalatayud@northgeorgia.edu

Phallogocentric discourse minimazes imagination, fabulation and fantasy as a matter for women and children, but Fantasy is powerful, liberating and therefore dangerous to those who fear change.

Performance and Migration: Questions of Methodology and Historiography

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research Working Group
contact email: 
charlottemcivor@yahoo.com

What is the relationship between performance and migration?

UPDATE: Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline Extended to June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ymitri Mathison, Ph.D.
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

“Growing Up Asian American in Children’s Literature” seeks to explore some of the major issues Asian American children and adolescents face growing up in the United States in the latter half of

Theoretical Interpretations of Community--Deadline June 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ann-Gee Lee, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
contact email: 
Ann-Gee.Lee@uafs.edu

Hailed as the best new comedy of the year by critics nationwide, Community, on the NBC network, emerged as a new favorite among television/internet viewers in Fall 2010.

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
The literary journal: _LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Literature and Photography

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Fat Studies on Visual Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society
contact email: 
Snider.Stefanie@gmail.com

Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society on Visual Representation, edited by Stefanie Snider, PhD

Dante in the Nineteenth Century - 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Instiute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
email@patsyerskine-hill.co.uk; adina.ciugureanu@seanet.ro

This conference aims to bring together literary critics, historians, and art historians with scholars from similar disciplines specializing in the nineteenth century.

Dante in the Nineteenth Century - 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Instiute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
email@patsyerskine-hill.co.uk; adina.ciugureanu@seanet.ro

This conference aims to bring together literary critics, historians, and art historians with scholars from similar disciplines specializing in the nineteenth century.

Proposals to edit pre-1930 New Zealand Literature

full name / name of organization: 
New Zealand Colonial Texts Series, Shef Rogers series editor
contact email: 
shef.rogers@otago.ac.nz

The English Department at the University of Otago publishes annotated scholarly editions of neglected earlier NZ literature and would welcome proposals from interested editors for particular titles.

"Inter-Examinations of Captivity and Slave Narratives"

full name / name of organization: 
Denise MacNeil for PAMLA
contact email: 
Denise_MacNeil@redlands.edu

Please see the CFP below for PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association). The deadline is May 13, and the topic has been broadened since our previous call.

EXTENDED DEADLINE:

Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Roundtable Participants: Dr. Judith Roof, Dr. Joseph Campana, Dr. Timothy Morton, Dr. Colleen Lamos, Dr. Renee Hoogland

Keynote Address: Dr. Lee Edelman

Rice University English Symposium

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

The Nature of Irish Studies, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

How are Irish novels, poems, and plays indebted to nature? From Joyce’s Ulysses to Heaney’s “Flaggy Shore,” Irish authors have privileged the nature motif in their works.

Between pragmatism and prejudice: European representations of the Ottoman-Safavid conflict (ca. 1500-1650)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Schleck & Kaya Sahin / EMIT Society @ RSA
contact email: 
jschleck2@unl.edu; iksahin@yahoo.com

Early Modern Image and Text Society
RSA 2013
Organizers: Kaya Sahin (University of Indiana Bloomington) & Julia Schleck (University of Nebraska Lincoln)
Deadline: May 10, 2012

UPDATE Moving Children -- deadline extended PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

UPDATE PAMLA Moving Children -- deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Watt/UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, kidnapped, enslaved, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, shuttled around by parents

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel seeks submissions that explore the dialectical engagement between masculinity and political subjectivity in the public space of honorability and reputation.

[UPDATE] SCLA 2012: "Gaming the System"

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit paper or panel proposals by June 1, 2012. Please note there are graduate-student travel scholarships available.

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[UPDATE] Celebrity Couples Conference 24 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
celebritycouplesconference@gmail.com

Celebrity Couples Conference

The University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Diane Negra, University College Dublin.

CALL FOR PAPERS: NTU Studies in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

NTU Studies in Language and Literature is a refereed journal of literature and culture published biannually (in June and December) by the National Taiwan University Press for the Department of Foreign

UPDATE: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
University of Valencia, Spain
12-14 December 2012

Call for Submissions Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk

You learned the concept ‘pain’ when you learned language

Ludwig Wittgenstein

ABORIGINAL POETRY from AUSTRALIA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Papers /Essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology of Essays on ABORIGINAL POETRY from AUSTRALIA to be published this year.

BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars.
Walter Benjamin

BHAGVAD-GITA: Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial
contact email: 
editorbook.2012@gmail.com

BHAGVAD-GITA; Anthology of Essays; June 30, 2012.

UPDATE: New Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

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