category: ethnicity and national identity

A New Ireland? Representations of History Past and Present in Literature and Culture (DUCIS, Sweden 3-4 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies, DUCIS - Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
contact email: 
cza@du.se

History and the related memory processes of remembering and forgetting have been crucial concepts in the definition of communal belonging in Ireland, as especially underscored by the nation-building p

Redefining Latina/o Gender and Sexuality (MLA 2012, Abstracts due: 3/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Indiana University
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: 127th Annual Modern Language Association Convention
Dates: January 5th to 8th 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington U.S.A.

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wilson/Christopher Newport University; Kerry Johnson/Merrimack College
contact email: 
mary.wilson@cnu.edu; JohnsonK@merrimack.edu

Rhys Matters: Critical Essays on Jean Rhys

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess V
contact email: 
hsstffd@brunel.ac.uk

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Feb 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
halouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

Call for papers/ Appel à contribution

Deadline/ Date limite: 28th February 2011

Ninth Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'High and Low: Cultural Levels in Word and Image' Thurs 9 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Thursday 9th June 2011, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
preceded by
Wednesday 8th June 2011, 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Reading by Don Paterson and wine reception

International Journal of Iberian Studies Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Contemporary Iberian Studies
contact email: 
g.blakeley@open.ac.uk

The International Journal of Iberian Studies (IJIS) welcomes submissions from scholars whose research focuses on contemporary Spain and Portugal from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Transnational Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Transnational Cinemas Journal
contact email: 
armida.delagarza@nottingham.edu.cn

Transnational Cinemas is a new, internationally refereed Intellect journal.

The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
dmutch@dmu.ac.uk

The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

A three-day conference
De Montfort University, UK
18, 19, 20 November 2011

Keynote Speakers:

Literatures of Modernity Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual Literatures of Modernity Symposium, Ryerson University
contact email: 
modernity@english.ryerson.ca

"It is in its transitoriness that modernity shows itself to be ultimately and most intimately akin to antiquity," Walter Benjamin writes in _The Arcades Project_.

"Nature as Nurturer and Nemesis: Ecocritical readings of Daniel Defoe and his contemporaries [1/31/11;6/14/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis; Second Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society (Worchester, England)
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Defoe’s publication of the various pieces known collectively as “The Storm” (1704) set the stage, early in his career, for the significant role nature would play in his imagination. In his novels, nature alternatively functions as nurturer and nemesis to the travelers who traverse the globe. Robinson Crusoe’s relationship to animals on the island both reconciled him to the place and provided some of his greatest moments of fear and dread.

"Nature as Nurturer and Nemesis: Ecocritical readings of Daniel Defoe and his contemporaries [1/31/11;6/14/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis; Second Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society (Worchester, England)
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Defoe’s publication of the various pieces known collectively as “The Storm” (1704) set the stage, early in his career, for the significant role nature would play in his imagination.

Leo Bersani, Henry James: Henry James Review; deadline: Mar. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leo Bersani’s 1976 A Future for Astyanax: Character and Desire in Literature was, at the time of its publication, a pathbreaking work of literary criticism and theory.

24th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: Articulating Communities, April 15-16th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafisabstracts2011@gmail.com

Throughout recorded history – traversing time and space, cultures and nations – the notion of community has fostered both collaboration and conflict.

“Land Ownership and Tenure”

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

Call for Papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 5, Number 3 (Spring 2012)
“Land Ownership and Tenure”

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline: February 15, 2011

[DEADLINE EXTENSION] [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (4/16/2011) [KEYNOTE: Timothy Brennan]

full name / name of organization: 
URI Department of English
contact email: 
uriconference2011@gmail.com

[Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)

AEPL Summer Conference: Perspectives, June 23-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL)
contact email: 
brucenovak@mac.com

For over ten years, the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning has held annual conferences in a beautiful mountain setting for educators to immerse themselves in a dialogue about what gives th

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE FEB 1ST: Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

[UPDATE] Collection of Essays: Buddhism and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, lnormand@hotmail.co.uk

This is an extended deadline for the book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature.

Forming Identity, Transforming Space: An International Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Forming Identity, Transforming Space
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain

AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND POLITICAL DISCOURSE March 5 2011 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 SEATTLE AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION SESSION
contact email: 
taiwo.adetunji.osinubi_at_umontreal.ca

Inviting papers on the intersections between autobiography and political discourse in African literatures. Topics may concern circulation, audience, and form in any period.

Advertising the Nation, Reyjkavik 25-27 August 11

full name / name of organization: 
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
contact email: 
zhou.mi@ucl.ac.uk

Papers are invited for the panel: ADVERTISING THE NATION
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender 3/24 & 3/25 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: 2/12/11

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

"Repetition and Revolt" - Cornell University - April 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Theory Reading Group at Cornell University
contact email: 
repetitionrevolt@gmail.com

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its seventh annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

Repetition and Revolt

"The Immaterial 18th Century"--27-29 October, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
walmsley@mcmaster.ca

In response to the sustained scholarly focus on the material aspects of eighteenth century culture, the core concern of this interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and French) conference will be reacti

Seeking Articles for an Edited Volume on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Press
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking article submissions for a volume of critical essays, which will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press.

Displaced Women: Multilingual Narratives of Migration in Europe 29/3/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Glasgow Women's Library
contact email: 
L.Aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Negation and Negativity (6.3.2011, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA English Department
contact email: 
southland.ucla@gmail.com

Negation and Negativity: Theory, Form, and Representation
June 3, 2011
Los Angeles, CA

Keynote Speakers:
Sianne Ngai, UCLA Department of English
Joseph Bristow, UCLA Department of English

[UPDATE] Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011. Abstracts due: Jan. 31st

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

International Conference on Dialect and Literature 11th-13th July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
j.hodson@sheffield.ac.uk

When an author writes a literary text either wholly or partly in dialect, he or she is making a conscious choice to represent something other than the standard language.

Afroeuropeans III: Cultures and Identities - Europe: Out of Many, One People CADIZ, 28-30 SEPT 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeuropes
contact email: 
congreso.afroeuropa3@uca.es

Afroeurope@s/Afroeurope@ns is an international research and development group funded by the Spanish MINSTERIO DE CIENCIA E INNOVACIÓN, FFI2009-08948.

Interdependencies of social categorizations , 2. International Symposium, 12. - 14.09.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Research Network for Latin America
contact email: 
nadine.alff-pereira@uni-koeln.de

The Research Network for Latin America is a cooperation of historical, ethnological and sociological institutes of the German Universities of Cologne, Bielefeld and Bonn and two individual scientists

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