category: ethnicity and national identity

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews, School of English
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference

21st - 23rd March, 2013

Transforming Early Modern Identities Conference 10/12/12 (NYC) & 10/27/12 (London); abstracts due 5/6/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center, CUNY and London Shakespeare Centre, King's College London
contact email: 
transformingidentities@kcl.ac.uk

This conference, hosted over two days in two cities, has a double focus.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for possible inclusion in an anthology on “The Adventures of Tintin.” Proposed essay topics should creatively engage with the critical, philosophical, and social i

CFP: "Except Asia: Agamben's Work in Transcultural Perspective" International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Conference Date: June 25-27, 2013

UPDATE Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

Due to technical difficulties with the online paper submission software, the deadline is extended to May 15, 2012.

“[I]n the beginning all the World was America”: Atlantic Commerce Virtualized, Imagined, Written (NEASECS Oct. 11-14, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

CONFERENCE "Crossing: Travels, Transformations, and Transgressions in and out of Codes and Canons"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Universitas Padjadjaran
contact email: 
crossingunpad2012@gmail.com

“To be or not to be” may certainly be the question. It draws the boundary separating order and chaos, dividing the light from darkness, so to speak.

Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reader (1 Sept)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtedness, is als

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey (ASAT)
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Journal of American Studies of Turkey (JAST): Special Issue on Transnational Feminism(s)
Guest edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Cinema in Crisis, October 17-19, 2012, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Deadline for Submission June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association (CSGSA)
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is proud to announce its 14th annual Fall Conference: “Cinema in Crisis."

[UPDATE] CFP for Fan CULTure: An Examination of Participatory Fandom in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonathan Lampley
contact email: 
jlampley@daltonstate.edu

With the advent of new media technologies and social networking sites making communication faster and easier than ever, there exists a dearth of opportunity to see how fan cultures have evolved as a r

CFP [UPDATE]: Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB) & University of Central Florida
contact email: 
shootingtheevent@gmail.com

Shooting the Event: Revolutionary Art & Thought in the Arab Uprisings

November 5-7, 2012

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Short Story Panel / 2012 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Debt, but it is not necessary.

UPDATE Nomadic and Processual Poetics: A Symposium 5th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University (CONTEMPO in collaboration with Aberystwyth University)
contact email: 
z.skoulding@bangor.ac.uk and ptb@aber.ac.uk

Unfortunately this event has had to be postponed because of illness. Details will be posted here when it is rescheduled, probably in spring 2013.

Witchcraft, Sexuality, and Religion in Medieval European Literature between the 14th and 17th Centuries (October 19-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2012
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This session aims to explore the role of magic, witchcraft and religion in literary works, when moral categories had a different meaning.

July 31st 2012. New parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

The monographic section will address new parameters in the construction of lyrical subjects in contemporary poetry, including theoretical and practical scopes of investigation:

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (collection, extended deadline: June 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com

While our first call brought in many proposals, we have extended our deadline and slightly revised our cfp with a note describing our interest in locating a handful of very short focused essays in add

How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process, Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.1
“How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”
Edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

[UPDATE] Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium, 11th-12th May 2012: Registration now open

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, University of London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.

SAMLA CONFERENCE 9-11 November, 2012 Research Triangle, North Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

Diasporic Identities and Empire

The Permissive Archive - Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London, November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) at Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
hjgrahammatheson@gmail.com

For ten years, the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) has pioneered original archival research that illuminates the past for the benefit of the modern research community, and beyond.

Harlem Renaissance Issue Modernism/Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Adam McKible/John Jay College
contact email: 
amckible@jjay.cuny.edu

Modernism/Modernity is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on new approaches to the Harlem Renaissance, guest-edited by Adam McKible and Suzanne W. Churchill.

CFP: The 9th Biennial Symbiosis Conference 2013: Anglo-American Literary & Cultural Relations [07/04 - 07/07/13; deadline: 01/3

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: Journal of Anglo-American Literary & cultural Relations, and Brunel University, West London
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

Venue: Brunel University, London, UK
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July, 2013

Guest speaker: novelist Will Self on ‘My American Self.’
Other keynote speakers: tba.

Cambridge Central Asia Reviews CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Central Asia Forum
contact email: 
ccafreviewsjournal@gmail.com or dk406@cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Early Modern Constructions of Europe (France) (5/20/12; ICLA, 7/18/13-7/24/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Gerd Bayer
contact email: 
gdbayer@phil.uni-erlangen.de

Seminar Title: “Early Modern Constructions of Europe”
Seminar Organisers: Florian Kläger (Münster, Germany) and Gerd Bayer (Erlangen, Germany)

3rd International Akşit Göktürk Conference: Humour in Literature, 11-12 October 2012, İstanbul [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature, İstanbul University
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Humour in Literature

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Whatever is true for space and time, this much is true for place: we are immersed in it and could not do without it.

[UPDATE] Growing Up Asian American in Children's Literature, Proposed Edited Collection - Deadline May 15, 2012

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

According to the U.S. Census, in 2010 Asian Americans comprised of 18.5 million and 6% of the population.

Race and the South Asian Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association (SALA)
contact email: 
aarora@umassd.edu, prabhjot.parmar@ufv.ca

13th Annual SALA (South Asian Literary Association) Conference

Boston, USA 2-3 January 2013

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: SUNDAY, 5th AUGUST 2012

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue.

SAMLA 2012: Victorian Conviviality (abstracts due May 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Davis / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

This panel invites proposals relating to the representation of conviviality in Victorian literature.

Jewish Literature and Culture, October 2012, submission deadline April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ldumo001@ucr.edu

This panel will explore the richness and complexity of the Jewish
experience across the globe and through the centuries.

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