category: ethnicity and national identity

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA ) 4 January 2013 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 23-26, Boston, MA).

Transecting Society Conference (April 5-6, 2013 at UNH; Proposals Due December 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan / Transecting Society Conference
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

Transecting Society Conference
April 5-6, 2013
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
Deadline for Proposals: December 1, 2012

Call for Papers

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology (cfp due November 12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Way and Maia Toteva
contact email: 
jway@unt.edu; mtt235@gmail.com

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology

Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

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

[UPDATE]Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University
contact email: 
laveryn@roehampton.ac.uk

Will Self and the Art of the Contemporary

Saturday 23rd March 2013

The Museum of London

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

CFP: "Freedom Proclaimed," Irish Association for American Studies Conference, 26-27 April 2013 (Proposals by 7 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
IAAS and University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
IAAS2013@ul.ie

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history” of America, the Iri

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies February 15-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group at the University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail.com

Film and Philosophy: Corpus//Bodies
Organized by the Graduate Film Studies Group

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

Deleuze Camp Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
deleuzeasia@gmail.com

The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference will be held at Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan, from May 31-June 2, 2013.

CFP- Florida Conference of Historian: Special Interest Section on Media, Arts, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Over the last thirty years there has been an increasing interest in media, arts, and culture as means to understand the national experience.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Call for Submissions, 2014 and 2015 Open Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

Digital Philology is a new peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of medieval vernacular texts and cultures. Founded by Stephen G. Nichols and Nadia R.

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

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

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Postcolonial and Global Routes/Roots of Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Mehta & Praseeda Gopinath, Binghamton University
contact email: 
meht0003@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Parental Guidance Advised: The Mother as GPS (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bhere001@umn.edu, mcwho004@umn.edu

Presenters sought for a panel on mothers or discourses on motherhood as guides. Submit paper proposals to http://acla.org/submit/index.php by 1 November 2012.

PCA/ACA Conference: Latin Americans and Latinos: Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (March 27-30, 2013 - Washington, D.C.)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera - Area Chair - Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

March 27-30, 2013

Washington, D.C.
Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

The Difference of Joyce The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome - February 1-2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joycefoundation@uniroma3.it

The Difference of Joyce
The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2 2013
Abstracts due: December 9, 2012

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
contact email: 
meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    ACLA 2013: Postcolonial Mediterranean Subjectivity, April 4-7

    full name / name of organization: 
    Maria Hadjipolycarpou
    contact email: 
    hadjipol@umich.edu

    Dear colleagues,

    I am writing to solicit applications for the 2013 conference of the
    American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), which will take place

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of St. Francis English Department
    contact email: 
    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

    full name / name of organization: 
    Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
    contact email: 
    carmic28@msu.edu

    CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

    The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

    The Bahamas at 40: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future

    full name / name of organization: 
    The College of The Bahamas
    contact email: 
    soscience@cob.edu.bs

    The Bahamas at 40: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future
    THE COLLEGE OF THE BAHAMAS
    Nassau, The Bahamas
    June 12th-14th, 2013
    CALL FOR PAPERS

    @Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

    full name / name of organization: 
    CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
    contact email: 
    chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

    full name / name of organization: 
    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
    contact email: 
    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/1/12)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
    contact email: 
    Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

    As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

    CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
    contact email: 
    attheedge.umb@gmail.com

    We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

    CFP Archiving Activism

    full name / name of organization: 
    Special Edition of Archival Science
    contact email: 
    benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

    CFP
    Special Edition, Archival Science: Archiving Activism
    Editors: Ben Alexander and Andrew Flinn

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