category: ethnicity and national identity

"Maroons, Indigenous Peoples, and Indigeneity," June 20-22, 2014, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica. Abstracts due Jan 15 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town Annual International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
maroonconference@gmail.com

2nd International Conference ComSymbol on Public Sphere and Communicating Faith

full name / name of organization: 
ITIC Paul Valéry University Montpellier III, IARSIC, ESSACHESS and CORHIS
contact email: 
comsymbol2014@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ITIC Paul Valéry University Montpellier III, IARSIC, ESSACHESS and CORHIS

organize
2nd International Conference ComSymbol on Public Sphere and Communicating Faith
at

Scritture Migranti / Migrant Writings (deadline JAN 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Editorial Board of Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali is now accepting proposals for its 7/2013 issue.

BCLA Postgraduate Conference - Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcal.alternatives@gmail.com

BCLA Postgraduate Conference
University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews, in collaboration with Scottish PEN

[UPDATE] "Visual Culture in African American Periodicals,” deadline Dec 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Expression in Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 19-21, 2014
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

African American periodicals such as the Indianapolis Freeman, Colored American, Crisis and The Black Panther emphasize the impact of images, as well as the printed word, i

Post-9/11 Literature and Media (abstracts due January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

I seek proposed chapters for a collection of essays tackling emergent post-9/11 literature and media. An academic publisher has already expressed interest in this collection.

Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Washington Irving and Politics (Jan. 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

Since Washington Irving (1783-1859) was named after George Washington, met the General, and also spent time in Washington on political business, the American Literature Association’s venue of DC see

CFP: Chaos, Order, and the Power of Fun in Early Television Panel for the 2014 American Studies Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Berke / Yale University
contact email: 
anne.berke@yale.edu

CFP: Chaos, Order, and the Power of Fun in Early Television
Panel for the 2014 American Studies Association Conference
(November 6-9, 2014; Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles, CA)

“American Circuits, American Secrets”/ CAAS 2014 (09/18-21, 2014) Race, Performance, and Transnational Entertainment Circuits

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Moriah/ The Graduate Center/CUNY
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

We are seeking a third panelist to help us explore the outer limits of the vaudeville circuit in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Femspec
contact email: 
aganapath@gmail.com

*Extended* - Call for Critical and Creative Work - Special Issue on Aging and Gender: 'The Great Age’ Issue
Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/5/14: Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

Football, Fiction, and Culture - 19-20th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
footballfictionandculture@gmail.com

CFP: Football, Fiction, and Culture
Kingston University, 19th and 20th June 2014.

Black British Women’s Writing: Tracing the Tradition and New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Vedrana Velickovic/ University of Brighton
contact email: 
v.velickovic@brighton.ac.uk

9th Jul 2014 University of Brighton, UK
Keynote Speaker: Bernardine Evaristo
Evening Readings by: Dorothea Smartt, Jay Bernard, Katy Massey and Sheree Mack

Following the first international expert meeting on Black British Women’s Writing (Brussels, 2013), this inaugural conference of the Black British Women’s Writing Network (BBWWN) will offer scholars and postgraduate students the chance to come together to debate some of the continuing preoccupations and new directions in this diverse and burgeoning field of study. Abstracts of 250 words are invited for 20- minute papers as well as 60-minute panel proposals that engage with, but are not limited to, the following topics:

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group: “Art in Interesting Times”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Marxist Reading Group
contact email: 
pmcgowan@ufl.edu

The 16th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group
“Art in Interesting Times”
Keynote Speakers: Nicholas Brown, Fredric Jameson, and Kim Stanley Robinson

[UPDATE] Call for Papers- IJ-ELTS January-March, 2014 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS: International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access, quarterly research ejournal indexed in leading scholarly databases and pres

[UPDATE] Society for American Travel Writing at ALA 2014 (22-25 May 2014 in Washington, D.C.) Deadline extended to 15 Jan. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
mscript@udel.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing will host two sessions at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference, 22-25 May 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Wash

Special Issue "Sport for Social Inclusion: Critical Analyses and Future Challenges" (Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2014)

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

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Sport for Social Inclusion: Critical Analyses and Future Challenges".

Special Issue "Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery" (Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2014)

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

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery".

Special Issue "Indicators and Measurement of Social Inclusion" (Abstract Deadline: 31 March 2014)

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

The journal Social Inclusion will launch a special issue under the title "Indicators and Measurement of Social Inclusion", with Professor Peter Huxley and Dr.

Special Issue "Housing and Space: Toward Socio-Spatial Inclusion" (Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2014)

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

Title: Housing and Space: Toward Socio-Spatial Inclusion

Guest Editors:

Dr. Dallas Rogers
Urban Research Centre, University of Western Sydney, Australia; E-Mail: D.Rogers@uws.edu.au

2014 UNT Critical Voices Conference—March 21, 2014 (Submission Deadline: March 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA)
contact email: 
UNTCriticalVoices@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) is now accepting submissions for its annual graduate student conference, to be held March 21, 2014.

"From here, West is East”: Trans-Pacific Canadian Literature, 24-26 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
"From here, West is East”: Trans-Pacific Canadian Literature session, ACQL/ALCQ Conference, 24-26 May 2014, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Organizer: Joanne Leow
contact email: 
joanne.leow@utoronto.ca

Vancouver poet Sachiko Murakami’s poem “Tower” in her 2011 collection of poetry _Rebuild_ cannily inverts the Eurocentric geographical compass that defines Canada’s relationship with Europe an

Strategies of Critique Conference Call For Papers- "Decolonizing Anti-Racism", April 17th & 18th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought/ York University
contact email: 
strategies2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Strategies of Critique: Conference of the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought
York University, Toronto
April 17th & 18th, 2014

DECOLONIZING ANTI-RACISM

Literary London 2014: Ages of London

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
m.dines@kingston.ac.uk

Literary London 2014: 'Ages of London'

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2014 - DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,
We just want to remind you of, and announce you that, we have decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts to JANUARY 20, 2014!

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

Mediascape Features Section Call for Papers Fall 2014: Adaptation. Deadline: February 14, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Mediascape: UCLA's Journal of Cinema and Media studies.
contact email: 
features.mediascape@gmail.com

Mediascape Features Section Call for Papers
Fall 2014: Adaptation

[UPDATE] [REVISED] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Call for papers. Locating Guyane: an international, multidisciplinary conference, 10-11 July 2014 (deadline 28 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of London Institute in Paris
contact email: 
locatingguyane@gmail.com

French Guiana (Guyane française), overseas department of France in equatorial South America and ‘ultraperipheral region’ of the EU, consists of a land area equivalent to that of a European countr

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages,
and Mass Communication.

Circling Our Wagons: Reflections on Hip-Hop Landscape(s) Conference

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sohr1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sexuality, Oppression and Human Rights:
Exploitation, Sexual Slavery and War Time Rape

Wednesday 30th July – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

2014 The 5th International Conference on Translation and Cross-Culture, Nov. 15, 2014. Deadline March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcsjournal@gmail.com, cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Ours is an era of translation and cross-culture. Transportation and telecommunication technology have helped shorten the distance and increase contact between person and person, nation and nation.

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