category: ethnicity and national identity

CFP: Further Studies in Jewish Comics - edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Royal
contact email: 
jewishcomics@derekroyal.com

[b]Further Studies in Jewish Comics[/b]

Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Art of Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Ways of Seeing John Berger 6-8 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College, London & The British Library
contact email: 
tom.overton@bl.uk

2012 marks the 40th Anniversary of two of John Berger’s major works: the novel G., winner of the Booker and James Tait Black Memorial Prizes, and the collaborative, SFTA/BAFTA-winning BBC TV series

CFP -- 2012 Southern Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Berry College / Christina Bucher and James Watkins
contact email: 
cbucher@berry,edu; jwatkins@berry.edu; swwc@berry.edu

Berry College
Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Rome,GA
September 20-23, 2012
Full slate of featured speakers TBA

The Sixties, Fifty Years Later, ASA 2012, November 15-18, San Juan (Deadline 1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Ontiveros / University of Maryland
contact email: 
randyo@umd.edu

Call For Papers: ASA 2012 (November 15-18, San Juan)
The Sixties, Fifty Years Later

GRIEVINGS 2012: Annual International Conference, 20 - 23 September 2012, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
contact email: 
grievings@us.edu.pl (Julia Szoltysek); www.grievings.us.edu.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

[UPDATE] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

The deadline to submit to the 14th Annual Marxist Reading Group Conference has been extended to January 19, 2012. Please see our updated CFP below:

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

RMMLA: Special Topics Session: "Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction" in Boulder, CO (October 11-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader (convener)/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com

Special Topics Session: "Subverting and Perverting: Bad Grrls in Fiction"

CFP: Inaugural Bangor Conference of Celtic Studies, 21-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Katharine Olson/ Bangor University
contact email: 
k.olson@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE INAUGURAL BANGOR CONFERENCE OF CELTIC STUDIES
21 JULY — 23 JULY 2012
BANGOR UNIVERSITY, NORTH WALES

Renaissance Borders, Princeton University, April 13-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
renaissanceborders@gmail.com

From the beginning, conceptualizations of the Renaissance have been concerned with borders: between the classical past and the modern present; between pagan and Christian; between the civilized and th

Historical and Fictional Accounts of “Passing” (Panel CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

New Jersey College English Association
35th Annual Spring Conference
Seton Hall University
Saturday, April 14th 2012

Reconstruction 11.4 and upcoming issues

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 11.4

Editor’s Introduction:

“Something to occupy the time”: Activism and Anagnorisis, by Marc Ouellette

Articles

Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tamugradconference@gmail.com

Texas A&M University's English Graduate Student Association Graduate Conference:

“Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought”
April 7-8, 2012

Redefining Britishness in Contemporary Black British Writing: British Identities and the Identity of Britain

full name / name of organization: 
11th CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ENGLISH, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
simunoz@uma.es

The importance of negotiations as to what constitutes Britishness in present-day Britain can be seen in a variety of areas, from the “Britishness Test” introduced in 2005 for those who are applyin

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong in African American Women’s Writings, SSAWW 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet, Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong: in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

SCLA 38's "Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study", 5/1/12 proposal deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP, 22-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk; f.walsh@qmul.ac.uk

International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP

CALL FOR PAPERS

[Update] Perceptions of Masculinity: Challenges to the Indian Male

full name / name of organization: 
Moti Gokulsing, Rohit K Dasgupta, Diviani Chaudhuri
contact email: 
r.dasgupta1@arts.ac.uk

Rationale:

ASA 2012 panel: Theorizing the Transpacific

full name / name of organization: 
Hua Hsu (Vassar College)
contact email: 
huhsu@vassar.edu

Theorizing the Transpacific

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Symposium on Asians in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Debra K. Lee-DiStefano, Southeast Missouri State University
contact email: 
dklee@semo.edu

We seek proposals for a Symposium on Asians in the Americans sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University and the Department of Global Cultures and Languages.

Race, History, and National Belonging in American Women’s Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
tamacbain@pugetsound.edu and jlockwo3@gmu.edu

In her novel Hagar’s Daughter, African American feminist Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins imagines her black female characters as looking back to and claiming cross-racial, gendered legacies in the process

[Extended Deadline] Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C Am Lit: 1/9/12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence April 21-22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria
contact email: 
in.coherence2012@gmail.com

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence
Cultural Social and Political Thought Workshop
University of Victoria: April 21-22, 2012

Violence: In Theory and Practice March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
Keynote Speaker: Smaro Kamboureli, University of Guelph

[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012.

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