category: ethnicity and national identity

CFP: Shakespeare across Media: National Taiwan University Shakespeare Forum (Taipei, 06/7-9/2012; abstracts due 02/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Shakespeare Forum
contact email: 
blei@ntu.edu.tw

Shakespeare across Media: 6th Conference of the NTU Shakespeare Forum (National Taiwan University, Taipei, June 7-9, 2012)

Call for Papers

Call for Papers: "Stranger in a Strange Land" April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference on Children's and YA Literature, University of British Columbia
contact email: 
ubc.conference2012@gmail.com

Call for Paper Proposals
DEADLINE: March 1, 2012

A Peer Reviewed Graduate Student Conference on Children’s and YA Literature and Cultural Texts

Teaching War, Teaching Hemingway

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Vernon / Hendrix College
contact email: 
vernon@hendrix.edu

CFP

"Teaching War, Teaching Hemingway"

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity Through Literature

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

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity through Literature
Tenth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment (Last Call)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality. The academy tends to obscure the complexity of the sensuous/sensual/sensed body of the deformed subject, and of the questions, anxieties, and denials which surround deformity when it is located within a continuum of sense.

From freak exhibitions and fairs, medical examinations and discoveries to various portrayals in arts and literature, images of deformity (or monstrosity, used separately or interchangeably depending on context) have captivated us for centuries. The result is a significant body of critical and artistic works where these bodies are dissected, politicized, exhibited, objectified or even beatified. Nonetheless, there remains a gap, an unexplored, unspoken or neglected aspect of this complex field of study which needs further consideration.

Renaissance Old Worlds: English Encounters from the Levant to the Far East

full name / name of organization: 
The British Library and the University of Liverpool
contact email: 
row@liverpool.ac.uk

An international conference to be held at the British Library, 29 June - 1 July 2012

Medical Economics in American Literature: Special Session, MLA 2013, January 3rd-6th 2013 in Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

African Literature Special Session -- 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Keli Rowley/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kelly.rowley.16@my.csun.edu; keliayr@hotmail.com; kbrooks@usc.edu

For years, African writers such as Chinua Achebe, J. M.

REMINDER: Twenty-First Century British Fiction – A Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
School of English & Humanities, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
21stcentury.symposium@gmail.com

Twenty-First Century British Fiction seeks to consider and promote current perspectives on the fiction of British writers in the twenty-first century.

Human Trafficking: People, Places, & Voices - April 12-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Utah University
contact email: 
global@suu.edu

The Southern Utah University Global Engagement Center and Women’s and Gender Studies program are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 2nd annual Global Engagement Academic Conference, hel

Call for Contributions to the special issue of _Anglistica_ on "Writing Exile: Women, the Arts, and Technologies"

full name / name of organization: 
_Anglistica A.I.O.N._, An Interdisciplinary Journal issued by the University of Naples, "L'Orientale"
contact email: 
Editors: Wanda Balzano (balzanow@wfu.edu) and Silvana Carotenuto (silcarot@tiscali.it).

Submissions are invited for publication in “Writing Exile: Women, The Arts, and Technologies” edited by Wanda Balzano (balzanow@wfu.edu) and Silvana Carotenuto (silcarot@tiscali.it).

From Wall Street to Main Street: The Regional Politics of Occupying (an edited collection, April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Nathan Crook
contact email: 
occupydefiance@gmail.com.

Broad messages, complicated political positions, and blurred generational and class lines characterize and problematize the Occupy Wall Street movement.

The London-Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830)

full name / name of organization: 
David O'Shaughnessy / University of Warwick
contact email: 
londonirish@warwick.ac.uk

The Irish became an intrinsic part of the London population through the course of the eighteenth century.

PAMLA Special Topics Session “The Orient in the Hispanic Wor(l)d” (19-21 Oct 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Alejandro Lee / Central Washington University
contact email: 
leealejandro@gmail.com

This panel seeks to explore the cultural intersections of the Orient in
the Hispanic world in literary, historical and/or visual texts. We

Call for Papers for volume 5, n° 2(10)/ 2012 ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies , Communication and/of memory

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS – Journal for Communication Studies
www.essachess.com

Communication and/of memory

Coordinators:

PLAYING WITH FIRE. THE METAMORPHOSES OF SACRIFICE IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA

full name / name of organization: 
Costica Bradatan
contact email: 
bradatan@hotmail.com

First Call for Papers: PLAYING WITH FIRE. THE METAMORPHOSES OF SACRIFICE IN CONTEMPORARY CINEMA

A Special Issue of “ANGELAKI – The Journal of the Theoretical Humanities”

The British Mediterranean, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Barish Ali, SUNY-Buffalo State
contact email: 
alib@buffalostate.edu

Papers addressing any aspect of British writing in and about the Mediterranean. Comparative approaches and presentations that address modernity, genre, and the environment are welcome.

[UPDATE] CFP | Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2012 Emerging Scholars Panel

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Call for Papers, International Conference on Children’s Literature: The Child in the Book

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association and English Department of Soochow University
contact email: 
tclra101@gmail.com

Children’s literature as a field of academic study has grown steadily in Taiwan over the past several years.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers, International Conference on Children’s Literature: The Child in the Book

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association and English Department of Soochow University
contact email: 
tclra101@gmail.com

Children’s literature as a field of academic study has grown steadily in Taiwan over the past several years.

Bullying and Self-expression (MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (special session)
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CFP - Bullying and Self-expression
Conference - Modern Language Association Convention 2013
Location - Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A.
Dates - January 3rd to 6th 2013

"Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Topic: Antagonisms

General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

21st –century Neo-slave Narratives and the Legacy of Empire (CLA) DEADLINE 1/23/12

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association 75th Anniversary and Annual Convention
contact email: 
skirlew@ithaca.edu

This panel seeks 15-20 minute papers which investigate new critical approaches to contemporary neo-slave narratives.

Asian American Theatre, ALA, May 24-27, 2012 (1/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

Asian American Theatre: "Hitherto Unheard and Unsung World"
American Literature Association, May 24-27, 2012
Abstracts and CVs due 1/18/12

[UPDATE] Teaching Under Attack Jan 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
TRANSFormations:The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

Call for articles:
SPECIAL ISSUE: TEACHING UNDER ATTACK

Frontiers and Borders, Submission Deadline, January 20

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

Undergraduate Slavic Journal, February 24

full name / name of organization: 
Troika Journal
contact email: 
thetroikajournal@gmail.com

Troika: An Undergraduate Journal in Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies is currently accepting submissions for its Spring 2012 issue. The deadline for submissions is February 24th.

RMMLA Literature and Religion session

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ttucker@usc.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association invites the submission of proposals for individual papers to its Literature and Religion session.

Call for Papers for J of Philosophy: A cross-Disciplianry Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry" is dedicated to bringing western and non-western humanities currents into dialogue with each other.

American Women and Ethnographic Subjects (SSAWW 2012; proposal deadline Feb. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Domina
contact email: 
dominalm@delhi.edu

SSAWW 2012: American Women and Ethnographic Subjects

Integrating One-on-One Teaching Strategies in the English and Foreign Language Classroom (3/15/12; MLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

This session will focus on innovative ways of translating one-on-one teaching strategies to the larger English or Foreign Language classroom in a context of increasing class sizes and diminishing reso

Poetics/Ethics MSA 14, Las Vegas, NV

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

In his 1913 essay, "The Serious Artist," Ezra Pound suggests that writing "good" poetry is as much a matter of aesthetics as it is ethics.

[Update] Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Interne

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

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