category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] After Colonial Governmentality: Cultural Memory and (Post)Colonial Community.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael R. Griffiths (Columbia)
contact email: 
mg3349@columbia.edu

Theodor Adorno famously contended that “Even in a legendary better future, art could not disavow remembrance of accumulated horror, otherwise it’s form would be trivial.” How then, is one to thi

"Come Together?" Concepts of Community in Contemporary British and Irish Literature and Culture. May 31st & June 1st, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Culture, University of Mannheim, Germany.
contact email: 
wiechert@uni-mannheim.de

International conference/ Call for papers

[Update: Deadline Extended] Chinese and Western Literature and Arts in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen U, Kaohsiung TAIWAN
contact email: 
cla@mail.nsysu.edu.tw or sysjoh@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Eighteenth-century culture in England, Western Europe, and America is clearly characterized by the intellectual climate of the Enlightenment even though, just as clearly, Enlightenment spread only gra

[UPDATE} NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

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

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.The personal continues to be political, and for queer constituencies whose representation by a dominant main

[UPDATE] CFP Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 34th Annual Conference
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 16 November 2012

Reality TV (Nov. 16, 2012; Feb. 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 13-16, 2013.

CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies [Papers Due October 22nd]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
breac.djis@gmail.com

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new, peer-reviewed global journal of Irish Studies later this fall.

Native American Literature at CEA, Savannah, GA, April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
44th Annual Conference | April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, GA

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

[UPDATE] CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory 1-2 March, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate English Association
contact email: 
practicesofmemory@gmail.com

“Modern memory is, above all, archival. It relies entirely on the materiality of the trace, the immediacy of the recording, the visibility of the image.”

[UPDATE] Reminder/CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; deadline for abstracts 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 9/30/12)

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

CFP: CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES 6-8 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka & DeMontfort University
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

1st International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with De Montfort University (UK)

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV. 9TH)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

The Rodopi Press Dialogue Series seeks proposals for writings to be included in a volume of new critical essays devoted to President Barack Obama’s The Audacity of Hope and Dreams from My Father.

Call for Spring 2013 Issue--Feburary 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2013 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is February 15, 2013.

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Identities and Identifications
Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

18-20 April 2013, Zagreb, Croatia

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Deadline for Panels 15 January 2013

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Reviewing the Trends: The European Union from a Regulatory Institution to a Post-national Cosmopolitan Order

21-23 March 2013, Paris Area, Orsay, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Third Euroacademia Global Conference
Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers

21-23 February 2013, Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Euroacademia Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13-15 December 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel
CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

6-8 December 2012, Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Godfather: Influence and Origins (NeMLA, March 21 - 24, 2013 - Deadline: 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gibsonje@wesley.edu

This panel will explore the lasting influence of The Godfather on popular culture &, conversely, its literary and cultural influences.

NeMLA 2013 - Deadline 9/30 - Navigating Borderland Culture in Contemporary Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel P. Doherty / Stony Brook University (SUNY)
contact email: 
nathaniel.doherty@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on twentieth and twenty-first century literary artists of the Americas that explore the subject's increasingly complex relationship with national and ethnic cultural complexes.

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern MIchigan University
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu,mloneil@khas.edu.tr,sehnazsimsek@khas.edu.tr

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture
full name / name of organization:

Chinese Literature: Special Issue - November 15, 2012 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Soliciting critical essays in English about Chinese Literature from all periods and in all critical styles.

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies, University of Oviedo, Spain, 5-7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ASYRAS (Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies), University of Oviedo, Spain
contact email: 
asyras2013@espora.es

3rd International Conference of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies

“The Significance of the Insignificant in Anglophone Studies”

Exclusivity: Boundaries of Difference, submission deadline 1st October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Submissions Deadline: 1 October 2012

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia.

[Update] Call for Papers: iDMAa 2012: Fast Forward – perspectives on the future of digital media and arts (#idmaa2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Digital Media and Arts Association
contact email: 
ritchie@lvc.edu

We've extended the deadline for the tenth annual International Digital Media and Arts Association Conference, will be held November 8-10, 2012 in Miami, Florida.

{UPDATE} The Langston Hughes Society Panel ( CLA Convention 04/10/13-04/13/13)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
shajones@claflin.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: "Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers" in the Writings of Langston Hughes in the Americas, Europe, and Asia
College Language Association Convention 2013

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete 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.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

Acts of Asylum - April 4, 2013

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

Acts of Asylum Call for Papers

Sir William Phips & the Philosophy of History

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Conway/ ASECS (Cleveland 2013)
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Sir William Phips (1650-1695) was many things: a shepherd, a treasure hunter, a knight, champion of the earliest American paper money experiments, an Indian fighter, the governor of Massachusetts who

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies
University of Nottingham
November 24th 2012

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