category: ethnicity and national identity

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

[UPDATE] CFP reminder Feb 15 deadline – Masculinities Between the National and the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Floyd
contact email: 
kfloyd@kent.edu

Call for Papers -- deadline Feb 15, 2011

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

Representations of Africa: Hybrid Identities, Diasporic Communities and the Politics of Representation (Albuquerque, April 8-9)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Cultural Studies Conference, University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Third Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference at the

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 8-9, 2011

[PANEL] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference; Foucault and Heterotopias (May 13, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley E. Reis
contact email: 
AshleyReis@my.unt.edu

“I am interested in certain [sites] that have the curious property of being in relation to all other sites, but in such a way as to suspect, neutralize, or invert the set of relations that they happ

Jean Baudrillard and politics

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Baudrillard Studies
contact email: 
j.baldwin@londonmet.ac.uk

Jean Baudrillard and politics

Shakespeare--Journal Special Issue on "Global Shakespeare" - 30 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
acyhuang05@gmail.com

Shakespeare (The Journal of the British Shakespeare Association) Announces a Special Issue on "Global Shakespeare"

Deadline: September 30, 2011

2011 Fredson Bowers Memorial Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mroland@marylhurst.edu

The Fredson Bowers Memorial Prize

Book Prize call for submissions (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

The Canadian Association for American Studies would like to call for submissions for the first annual Robert K. Martin Prize for the best monograph written by a current member of the CAAS.

[UPDATE] Modernism and 21st Century Literature Panel at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking papers exploring the influence of such writers as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf on the contemporary literary landscape for a panel on Modernism and 21st Century Literature.

[UPDATE] Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Classical Traditions in Science Fiction: Call for Article Submissions, Deadline August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Brett M. Rogers (Gettysburg College) and Benjamin Stevens (Bard College)
contact email: 
brogers@gettysburg.edu, bstevens@bard.edu

A rich and relatively under-explored area in modern receptions of classical traditions is science fiction.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous 9 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Saturday 10th September – Tuesday 13th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Gender and Love (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Gender and Love

Monday 19th September – Wednesday 21st September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Special Session - American Writers Abroad: International Inspirations

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@hccs.edu

AMERICAN WRITERS ABROAD: INTERNATIONAL INSPRIATIONS.

MLA 2012: Food and Literature Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Rosenbaum, Harvard University
contact email: 
sarosenb@fas.harvard.edu

Food & Literature

New England American Studies Association Conference, 11/4-11/6/2011 (proposals due 4/8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
brailton@fitchburgstate.edu

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2011 Conference
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts,
November 4-6, 2011

“Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World” 9/23-9/24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra, John Pat Leary / Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu, jpleary@wayne.edu

The American Studies Program at Wayne State University, Detroit MI, invites papers on the theme, “Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World,” scheduled for September 23 and 24, 2011.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

Transnational Realisms and Post-Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture, April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu and Rajender Kaur, Dept. of English, William Paterson University, kaurr@wpunj.edu

The 2011 Special Topic Issue of
The South Asian Review, Volume 32, Number 1

MLA 2012 - Digital Humanities and the Record of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Klein, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
lklein@post.harvard.edu

Call for Papers - Special Session
MLA 2012, Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

Call for articles: Cultures in/of Transition (University of Bucharest Review) 10 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest Review
contact email: 
danielacarstea_ro@yahoo.gr

Call for Articles – University of Bucharest Review

Topic for #1/2011: Cultures in/of Transition

NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE: Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
jstock@ic.sunysb.edu

This is an open topic. However, this year's conference theme is the following:

“Sources of Inspiration”

American Literature After 1900 (Oct 6-8 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Mace/RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
RMace-RMMLA@hotmail.com

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looking f

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    sweil@centralia.edu

    UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
    http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
    If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
    contact email: 
    melanieh@u.washington.edu

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    “States of National Belonging”

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    contact email: 
    Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

    *Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    1 March Deadline - Popcaanz Conference Auckland, 29 June-1 July 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association of Australsia
    contact email: 
    Dr Derham Groves (derham@unimelb.edu.au)

    The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
    (Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

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