category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Convocatoria2_julio.pdf

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Translation of Resistance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Riham Alhossary/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
ralhoss1@binghamton.edu

NeMLA 2012 Convention

Translation of Resistance Literature

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a sp

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Toleration and its Discontents, ASECS San Antonio (March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Mello/ ASECS 2012
contact email: 
pmello@nd.edu

This panel seeks papers that complicate and deepen our understanding of the role of religious difference in the development of eighteenth-century literature, culture, and society.

Collection of Essays for Sports in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory J. Thompson
contact email: 
gthompson@rsu.edu

Sports in the Humanities

CFP: Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices [Oct 31, 2011; March 1-3, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
March 1st-3rd, 2012
Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices

Plenary Speaker: Ilan Stavans

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

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

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

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

CFP - Edited Collection - Dancing with Shadows: Explorations in Invisibility

full name / name of organization: 
Ravindra N. Mohabeer Vancouver Island University
contact email: 
shadows.invisibility@gmail.com

The word invisibility represents a little understood categorical figure in the shadows that surround all research and practice.

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

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

Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Military Technical Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, Bucharest
contact email: 
adibulz@yahoo.com

Language, literature and cultural studies
ISSN: 2065-3867

Call for papers
Deadline: 1 November 2011 for LLCS no.8 and no.9

http://www.mta.ro

[Update] Collection of Essays exploring Lois Lane (Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
Lois.Lane@gmx.net

Collection of essays exploring the character Lois Lane from the DC Superman Universe (all movies, TV-shows, Comics, etc.)

Second Call: Jean Rhys at Louisville

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Volpicelli / Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

I would like to form a panel on Jean Rhys for the 2012 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900.

Products of Imperialism? Commodities in Literature after 1945

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer P. Nesbitt
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

NeMLA 2012 Conference, March 15-18, Rochester, NY
Transnational Literatures Area

CFP - Edited Collection - Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

The Kudzu Review is now accepting submissions! Deadline November 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review, literature for an invasive species, the bi-annual Southern journal for the study of literature and the environment, is looking for submissions for its premier.

Comparative Literature Papers for Spring 2012 Publication

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Undergraduate Journal is currently accepting submissions for its spring 2012 issue!

Non-Combatant Wartime Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwu.edu

American literature has historically ascribed the traumas of war almost entirely to the domain of the male combatant’s experience; in the process, valuable contributions on the subject by female aut

Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia (Autumn 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 6, Number 1 (Autumn 2012)
Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia

Faulknerian Anniversaries

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

Call for Papers
William Faulkner Society
at the Society for the Study of Southern Lliterature conference
March 29-April 1, 2012
“Faulknerian Anniversaries”

Sacralizing Markets and Marketing the Sacral: Religion in Antebellum America - NeMLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 15 - 18, 2012

Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

UPDATE--Deadline Extended, October 7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes
contact email: 
dmk209@lehigh.edu

Rhizomes Special Issue: Deleuze and Photography

Sea-Changes: A Maritime Conference in the Humanities; April 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Mudgett/Massachusetts Maritime Academy
contact email: 
nautilus@maritime.edu

Sea-Changes: A Maritime Conference in the Humanities; April 12-14, 2012

Special Journal Issue: Surrealism and Egypt

full name / name of organization: 
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/)
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

“Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Book Reviewers

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Deadline Extended. NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Tamayo Alves
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

NeMLA(2012) Maternal Hauntings: Feminine Spectral Identities and Ghosts in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
JinaLeeCFP@gmail.com

Call for papers:
43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, NY

First Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2012, deadline 1st December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
contact email: 
enquiries@indigenousdevelopment2012.ac.nz

The 6th Biennial Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga conference will highlight indigeneity and the multidisciplinary approach used for indigenous development.

[UPDATE] Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
georgina.loveridge@sydney.edu.au

Friday 25-Saturday 26 May 2012

Final Deadline (30 August 2011): 'Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
poeticoptimism@gmail.com

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

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