category: ethnicity and national identity

Australian and New Zealand Bildungsromans (NeMLA 3/15-18/12; 9/30/11

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
abelee@ncc.edu

Session at NeMLA 2012
March 15-18; Rochester, New York
Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Egan

Australian and New Zealand Bildungsromans

Latina/o Literature and Culture Panels at ALA. San Francisco. May 23-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
erodri37@lmu.edu

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association’s 23nd annual conference at the Hyatt Reg

[Update] CFP: Dany Laferrière: Essays on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
Guernica Editions
contact email: 
lee.bessette@gmail.com

Guernica Editions is planning to publish a collection of essays on Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière as part of their “Writers Series” in early 2013.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

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

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium 11/13-11/16

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Jewish American Literature
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of Jewish American and Holocaust Literature for the 16th Annual JAHLit Symposium at the landmark Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

Dimensions of Diversity in the Nordic Region

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
lindqvis@fas.harvard.edu,jenny.bjorklund@gender.uu.se

This CFP is for a stream of panels at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 3-5, 2012.

Dimensions of Diversity in Norden

[UPDATE] Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century - NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

“Langston Hughes and the U.S. South” (03/28/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore the connections between Langston Hughes and the U.S. South.

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, New York, New York)
November 10-11, 2011

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism

Polytropic(al) Joyce: North, South, and Beyond - The Fifth James Joyce Postgraduate Conference, 2-4 Feb 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
joyceinbelfast@gmail.com

The 5th annual Joyce postgraduate conference will take place on the 2nd to 4th of February, 2012, at Queen’s University, Belfast.

[UPDATE] Queer Places, Practices, and Lives conference (deadline extended to 9/16/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University
contact email: 
ponce.8@osu.edu

QUEER PLACES, PRACTICES, AND LIVES: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF SAMUEL STEWARD
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS, OH
MAY 18-19, 2012

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity

full name / name of organization: 
33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Native American Literature at CEA 2012, March 29-31, Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia (804)344-7000

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

Gender and Sexuality in Middle Eastern Uprisings for 2012 Cultural Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
gender.panel@gmail.com

Seeking paper proposals for a panel at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

CFP: American Studies Area Southwest Texas PCA ACA Deadline December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Colloqiuium in American Literature and Culture -- due 9/16/11

full name / name of organization: 
NYU CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

New York University

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP SCMS Boston 2012 Imagining, Imaging, and Remembering the Method in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

I am looking for one more person to join my panel on Imagining, Imaging, and Remembering the Method in the 21st century. Please see the abstract below and email me if you are interested.

Across the Straits: New Visions of Africa in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria L. Ketz and Debra Fazer-McMahon
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu and mcmahon@setonhill.edu

Abstracts and articles are sought for an edited collection to be entitled Across the Straits that will examine the different permutations of African immigration in contemporary Spain.

Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Fiction (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention; Rochester, New York
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

ESSAYS / PAPERS FOR JOURNAL; 30 November 2011

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

Essays, Papers, Translations, Interviews, Paintings, Photographs and Book Reviews (along with a copy of the book) on folk traditions across the world are invited for the Journal of Folklore and Oral t

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 10 October 2011

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

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 10 October 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker / 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

For better and for worse, modernity has surely left its mark on the food we daily eat.

Welcoming All Fiction and Poetry Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Previously an Asian American literary venue, Hando No Kuzushi is now accepting stories and poetry from all genres of writing.

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - May 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick and Ian Maness / Queen's University
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

CFP - ecloga, A Journal of English Studies (deadline 5 Sept 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial Board of ecloga, University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

The next edition of ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

1212 Remembered: The 800th Anniversary of Las Navas de Tolosa -- 47th International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, MI. May 10-13,

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Ekman, ASPHS - Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies
contact email: 
erik.ekman@okstate.edu

2012 marks the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Navas de Tolosa (Battle of Al-Uqab in Arabic), one of the most important military confrontations between Muslims and Christians in medieval Iberia.

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011 - Online

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
erichkofmel@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Mode: Online by Google+ video conference

Date: 15-16 November 2011

CFP: Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference, Melbourne, Australia (June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Melbourne
contact email: 
msmith@unimelb.edu.au, moruzi@ualberta.ca

Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls Conference
13-15 June 2012, The University of Melbourne, Australia

: "Forked Tongues: Learning to Translate from Bilingual Writers." ALTA 2011. November 16-19

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasia Lakhtikova/ University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
alakhtik@illinois.edu

This panel attempts to bridge creative writing and literary translation as creative practices by examining the work of bilingual and exophonic writers (i.e. writers who write either in two languages or in their non-native language)

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Place and Particularity Conference October 21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the October 21, 2011 Modern Horizons conference (at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) we invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations that explore the various philosophical, literary, artis

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18, 2012: The Literary response to war – What is it worth?

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Journal Issue On Violence, November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

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