category: ethnicity and national identity

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: CHALLENGES IN AN ALITERATE AGE November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nizwa
contact email: 
alitunizwa@gmail.com

Aliteracy, the condition of being able to read but not doing so, is a problematic fact in education, with particular repercussions in the teaching of language, literature, linguistics and translation

Activist Performance in/and Canada A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Theatre, York University
contact email: 
activist.performance.york@gmail.com

Activist Performance in/and Canada
A Graduate Symposium at York University, 12 April 2012.

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

Literature and Politics Sessions, PCA/ACA (4/11-14/2012) Deadline: Dec 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore, Area Chair, Literature and Politics, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION, BOSTON 2012

2012 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA) IN BOSTON

[Update] The Apocalypse in Popular Culture Feb 8-11; Abstract Dec 15th - Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers SWTX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

2012, the year of the Mayan predicted apocalypse, will certainly be a stellar year for apocalyptic research.

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8-11/10/

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENSION: CEA-CC Annual Conference "On Exile and Its Variations"

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

College English Association-Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC)

Annual 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012

“On exile and its variations”

University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

CFP: Essay Collection Tentatively Titled Supernaturally Grimm: Fairy Tales on TV, proposals due January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Greenhill/University of Winnipeg and Jill Terry Rudy/Brigham Young University
contact email: 
jill_rudy@byu.edu and p.greenhill@uwinnipeg.ca

Pauline Greenhill and Jill Rudy are soliciting proposals for a book
> project which will gather new, original, previously unpublished essays

*REVISED KEYNOTE* Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email:
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Faulkner and Digital Humanities Panel for Faulkner Conference, July 7-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Cornell
contact email: 
cornellgoldw@fordham.edu

Short paper abstracts are sought for a panel called “Faulkner and the Digital Humanities” to be proposed to the 39th Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, which will take place in Oxford,

Conference on the Black Experience - UPDATE -

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or COBE@Paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu

“Celebrations of Black Women in American History and Culture”

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

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

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] "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

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

Orientalism/Orientalisms - Altre Modernità n.8 -11/2012; ABSTRACT DELIVERY: 10 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Milano - ITALY
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Orientalism/Orientalisms

Edited by Nicoletta Vallorani and Emanuele Monegato

In 1978, Edward Said publishes Orientalism. This essay marks a turning point in

The Canadian Fantastic: Special Issue: Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Graham J. Murphy; Chrissie Mains
contact email: 
Graham.Murphy@trentu.ca; cemains@shaw.ca

Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts: The ‘Canadian Fantastic” Call for Papers

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva University

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Edited collection on contemporary African American satire in all media (abstracts by Jan.1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
contact email: 
mausdc@potsdam.edu

[The editors are pleased to report that this project has already received favorable attention from a scholarly press and, in order to present as wide a net of subject coverage as possible, are especially interested at this point in receiving submissions on topics related to film, television, performance and visual arts, though submissions from all genres are still welcome up to the deadline]

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference The Violence of the Image, April 26-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, State University at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Although the tradition of thinking about the image in philosophy and aesthetics goes all the way back to Plato and Aristotle there have recently been numerous critical approaches that depart from this

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
INDIGENOUS FILM: SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC. 15 BY MIDNIGHT***

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org

Conference hotel:

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Contracted to: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] Criterion Forum: (Meta) Critiques of "Transnational American Studies" 20 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brighamy Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2012 issue, Criterion (an undergraduate and master's level student journal) anticipates reserving space for up to four essays exploring issues that relate to transnational American studies.

[UPDATE] Percival Everett Panel at the Mardi Gras Conference--Abstracts due 12/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society/EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

“If Percival Everett isn’t already a household name, it’s because people are more interested in politics than truth.”—Madison Smartt Bell, author of The Washington Square Ensemble

Nations and Empires in the Early Modern Period, March 9-10

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

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Keynote Speaker: Daniel Vitkus, Florida State University

Images of Music Making and Cultural Exchange between the East and the West (26–30 October 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts
contact email: 
zblazekovic@gc.cuny.edu

Eleventh conference of the ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts

China Conservatory of Music (中国音乐学院), Beijing

26–30 October 2012

International Conference on Macau Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CHAM (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon)
contact email: 
macaunarrativesconference@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference on Macau Narratives

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities/New University of Lisbon

Fundação Oriente

Lisbon, Portugal

8, 9, 10 May 2013

Anthology on The Book of Mormon Musical, abstracts Feb 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Edward Shaw / Hartwick College; Holly Welker / Writer & editor
contact email: 
BOM.musical.interp@gmail.com

The official reaction of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to The Book of Mormon, the musical from Matt Stone and Trey Parker of South Park and Robert Lopez of Avenue Q, consists of a si

Cycles of Transformations and Transformations of Cycles: creation, evolution, and performance (March 9th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
contact email: 
gso@gsoconference.com

Deadline: Please send abstracts of 150 words to gso@gsoconference.com* by January 10th, 2010

2nd Global Conference: Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Friday 21st September – Sunday 23rd September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers:

<[UPDATE]> < CFP: EXTENDED DEADLINE: Car Culture and the Road>

full name / name of organization: 
<SW/TX PCA/ACA>
contact email: 
<srusnak@ggc.edu>

< Car Culture and the Road is a growing area of cultural significance in our rapidly transforming global world.

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