category: ethnicity and national identity

Empire-building and Region-building in the Baltic, North and Black seas areas

full name / name of organization: 
Empire-building and Region-building in the Baltic, North and Black seas areas. The Fourth International Conference on Nordic and Baltic Studies of The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies, 24-26 May 2013, Constanta, Romania / The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies
contact email: 
conference (at) arsbn.ro

Conference background

The Work of Return (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Attewell (McMaster University); Sarah Trimble (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
attewen@mcmaster.ca; s.trimble@utoronto.ca

The Work of Return (edited collection)

Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2013@gmail.com

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways.

1st Global Conference: Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson (10/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Fat Representations: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Humanities invites submissions of scholarly articles, nonfiction essays, and book and film reviews that explore representations and theories of fat, gender

Pride and Humility: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
pridehumilityih@gmail.com

From the rage of Achilles to Priam's subservient pleadings for Hector's body, from the conceit of King Lear to the meekness of Cordelia, from the terribilità of Michelangelo's Moses to the earthy nob

“Heroes & Villains” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

full name / name of organization: 
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal
contact email: 
galaxyimrj@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Deadline November 30, 2012
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2278 – 9529)
Research Papers are invited for January 2013 Issue (Vol. II. Issue. I)

[CORRECTION] - The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

"The Location of Transnational Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (Toronto, Canada, April 4-7, 2013)
contact email: 
osabo@tulane.edu

Seeking paper proposals for a seminar on "The Location of Transnational Literature" at the 2013 ACLA Conference.

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

Update--Reminder CFP Mystery/Detective Fiction Calls for Proposal due by 11/16/12

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual Southwest/Texas Regional Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged artists

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Culture Club: The Cultural Studies Scholars Association of Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

February 22nd – 24th 2013
Culture is mercurial and fluid. Thus research must create, but also dispute yet engage, a

[Reminder] Native American Studies panel CFP, 9/30/12 deadline [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

ATRIUM: A JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC VOICES

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is not your run-of-the-mill academic journal!

Reminder - NEMLA Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tprater@bentley.edu or cfung@bentley.edu

Seminar
“Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP-edited book on Marxism and Urban Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

Call for Papers - So Multiples ≠06 - Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013 - D/line January 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
So Multiples - www.so-multiples.com
contact email: 
so-multiples@orange.fr

Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013

The Europeanization of the Balkans, the Balkanization of Europe--NeMLA (9/30/12; March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mharper@bilkent.edu.tr

This panel seeks papers that examine the social, political, economic, ethical, and/or aesthetic aspects of ‘Europeanization’ and ‘Balkanization,’ engaged by literary and theoretical texts as w

[REMINDER] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

Call for Papers for a Special Issue: Music, Fashion and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture From Intellect Publishers of original thinking
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
From Intellect Publishers of original thinking

Call for Papers for a Special Issue:
Music, Fashion and Style

Editor: Jessica Strubel

[Reminder]: The New Latina/o Immigrant: Shifts in Literary Perspective (NeMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Bobe / Rutgers University
contact email: 
apis.melissa@gmail.com

In light of recent anti-immigrant sentiment and political action, this panel will explore the ways in which racism and xenophobic policy have changed the Latina/o literary output in America.

[UPDATE] “The Ambassadorship of Literature” Deadline Extended Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

“The Ambassadorship of Literature” – a two-day symposium at New York University, 2-3 November 2012

American Shame: Body, Culture, and the Politics of Emotion, Edited Collection [9/1/12-11/1/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Myra Mendible, Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This interdisciplinary collection builds on the premise that much can be learned about a society by examining how it transacts, deploys, and deals with “shame.” The work sets out to explore how Am

UPDATE - Steampunk edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Croxall and Rachel Bowser
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference 2013 - Abstracts due 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
"Nature and Artifice," College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Charlie Ewers, cewers@frostburg.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2013
Call for Papers
“Nature and Artifice”
9 March 2013

[REMINDER] The Journal of Popular Television

full name / name of organization: 
James Leggott (Northumbria University, UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

This international, peer-reviewed journal invites articles on all aspects of popular television, both fictional and non-fictional, from docudramas and sports to news and cultural programming.

[UPDATE] - Acts of Asylum - April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Deparment of Theatre Arts Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
dusesociety@gmail.com

Please note, the original call had an incorrect date for the conference. The correct date is Friday, April 5, 2013.

1st Global Conference: 21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
21science@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private” Feb 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”
NC State English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

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