category: ethnicity and national identity

[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.

UPDATE CFP deadline for 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' conference - 9th January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Confirmed keynote speaker: Professor Peter Boxall, University of Sussex

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

"Principles of Uncertainty" May 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department and Center for Critical Theory)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice (March 23rd-25th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Ottawa English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

“Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is often crude and distorted.”
– Ellen Glasgow

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Beauty of Convention: VIII International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Beauty of Convention

Eight International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

October 4-6, 2012
Cetinje, Montenegro

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are p

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence

full name / name of organization: 
In/coherence: expression, translation, violence/ Cultural, Social, and Political Thought, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
contact email: 
in.coherence2012@gmail.com

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

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
womenandmedia2012@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations: New Theory for New Media - Abstracts now due January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Representing the Body in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of discipline

CFP Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at 2012 ALA (1/15/2012; ALA 05/24-27/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Chesnutt Association, at the American Literature Conference in San Francisco, May 24-7, 2012.

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

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

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
shapeofsong@gmail.com

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

Battleground States Conference 3R: Response, Re/Action, Revolt

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

***********************Extended Deadline*************************
Abstracts must be submitted no later than January 8th 2012

"Time after Time" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
soundings@admin.fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

Resident Evil Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
ResidentEvil.Collection@gmx.net

Did you ever wonder why the Resident Evil Franchise has become so successful? Rightly so!

Classical Language and Literature: Latin and Greek RRMLA Boulder, CO Oct 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

The Classical Language and Literature: Latin and Greek panel welcomes papers on any aspect of Latin and/or Greek literature for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Oc

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance (2012 ASA Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
mdcarril@usc.edu

2012 ASA Call for Papers

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends (Durham, 4-5 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
annabel.haynes@durham.ac.uk

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends

A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012

'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

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

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

[UPDATE] Nations and Empires of the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
lrwatkin@umich.edu

Nations and Empires of the Early Modern Period
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
March 9-10

Keynote Speakers:

Joyce MacDonald, University of Kentucky

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

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