category: ethnicity and national identity

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

Pursuing the Trivial - Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
University of Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

Pursuing the Trivial - Investigations into Popular Culture.
A Postgraduate Conference with Invited Guest Speakers, University of Vienna, June 1-2 2012

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JULY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

Cinema and Community, Cinema As Community

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy-Karpat Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies (SCMS) Conference
Boston, Massachusetts
March 21-25, 2012

"Transatlantic Fictions" (Sept. 15, 2011; ASECS March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Harvard University
contact email: 
mganz@fas.harvard.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
San Antonio, TX
March 22-25, 2012

(Con)Figurations of Citizenship in Caribbean Literature

full name / name of organization: 
North East MLA - Rochester, March 2012
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

This panel will examine citizenship as a trope and a problem in Caribbean literature.

Interviews with Native American/Indigenous Filmmakers/directors/producers

full name / name of organization: 
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities (Texas A & M University-Commerce) welcomes submissions of substantive interviews with new Native American/Indigenous filmmakers/directors/producers for a

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Revisiting "The Red Record": Black Women's Lynching Texts-March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
courtney.marshall@unh.edu

This seminar seeks papers exploring African-American women’s lynching narratives.

MACOMÈRE: Special issue on Dionne Brand

full name / name of organization: 
MACOMÈRE (THE JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF CARIBBEAN WOMEN WRITERS & SCHOLARS)
contact email: 
leslie@yorku.ca

This special issue of MaComère is focused on Caribbean Canadian writer Dionne Brand.

CSAA Annual Conference 2011: 'Cultural ReOrientations and Comparative Colonialities', Adelaide, Australia, 22-24 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The MnM Centre, University of South Australia
contact email: 
MnM-Centre@unisa.edu.au

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NeMLA Conference, March 2012: The Role of the African-American Body in Twentieth-Century American Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Jenna Clark Embrey, ART/MXAT Institute at Harvard University
contact email: 
jennaclarkembrey@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers concerning the stage life of African-American characters in 20th century drama. How has the portrayal of the black body changed in the last hundred years?

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Beardsworth
contact email: 
adam.beardsworth@algomau.ca; Thackray@swgc.ca

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde
Marc Thackray and Adam Beardsworth, Editors

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema extended deadline: 7/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Moral Panics of Sexuality Conference Oct. 7th (Deadline July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University Center for Critical Inquiry and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
moralpanics@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Moral Panics of Sexuality

Conference at Arizona State University
West Campus
Phoenix, AZ

Friday, October 7, 2011

Audre Lorde’s Transatlantic Sisterhoods VOLUME OF ESSAYS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Stella Bolaki and Prof. Sabine Broeck
contact email: 
audrelorde.collection@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for edited volume on Audre Lorde

[UPDATE] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Date: September 23-24 2011
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century (NeMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

[UPDATE] CFP: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

NeMLA March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY:

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Nation States between memories of World War II and contemporary European politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
bram.mertens@nottingham.ac.uk; christian.karner@nottingham.ac.uk

Papers are invited for an international and interdisciplinary symposium entitled ‘Nation States between memories of World War II and contemporary European politics’, to be held in June 2012 in Not

Call for papers: ASECS March 22-25: “Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

full name / name of organization: 
43rd ASECS Annual Meeting San Antonio, TX March 22 – 25, 2012
contact email: 
krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

“Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

E-mail: krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

New deadline, July 1, and update.

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

Non-Theatrical Films during World War II (Boston: Society of Cinema and Media Studies, 3/21/12 to 3/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
vertigodac@yahoo.com

This panel will explore the production and use of non-theatrical films during World War II.

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

Emergent Theories of Life Writing, March 15-18, 2012 (Deadline: Sept. 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Kkleypas@auk.edu.kw

Call for Papers

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--DEADLINE TODAY JUNE 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (CLUJ)
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Culture Matters: 2012 CSA Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
csaus@pitt.edu

CULTURE MATTERS
Cultural Studies Association Conference
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
March 28-April 1, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: 19 September, 2011

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