category: ethnicity and national identity

"Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in American and European Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

As Italian premier Mario Monti recently did, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

Call for Papers: Teaching and Indigenous Studies February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

Call for Papers: Indigenous 'Deep' Space: Indigenous Absence and Presence in Sci-Fi and Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

Call for Papers: Indigenous Science Fiction February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

Call for Papers: Environment, Ecology, and Native Nations February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Area Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM

Submit abstracts to: http://conference2013.swtxpca.org/

DEADLINE Nov 16, 2012

CFP: Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association February 13-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Native/Indigenous Studies Area Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's
34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt Regency

Mystery & Detective Fiction Area, March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfreier@nmu.edu

The Mystery & Detective Fiction Area of the Popular Culture Association seeks proposals for the annual conference.

5th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Evil, Women and the Feminine

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Monstrous Geographies

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

full name / name of organization: 
Arthur Versluis / Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism-a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press-announces a call for articles and reviews for our seventh year of issues.

CFP -- CINEMATIC MELODRAMA

full name / name of organization: 
Maria Alexandra Catrickes / AAIS
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama, AAIS 2013 at University of Oregon, April 11-14

NeMLA - 09/30 deadline - Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)
full name / name of organization:
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus

CFP OXFORD CENTRE FOR LIFE-WRITING: 'LIVES OF OBJECTS' (20-22 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford
contact email: 
rachel.hewitt@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (OCLW) exists to encourage practice and research in life-writing in all forms, from biography to autobiography, diaries to blogs, letters to memoirs.

The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies Naming: the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact

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

Call for Panels and Papers: The Euroacademia Convention of European Studies ‘Naming the Crisis of Europe and Assessing its Impact’

18-20 October 2012,
Grand Majestic Plaza Hotel

'Out of control suburbs? Comparing representations of order, disorder and sprawl', Hofstra University 27-28 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
contact email: 
suburbs@exeter.ac.uk

Following the success of our 2011 Inaugural Symposium, our second meeting seeks to discuss the nature and representation of suburbs, suburban life and sprawl whether local, regional or global.

CFP for Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 - December 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Otherness - www.otherness.dk
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2
The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2.

[UPDATE] CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan [EXTENSION OF DEADLINE to 1 Feb. 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
hp.chiu@gmail.com, deleuzeasia@gmail.com

CFP: The First International Deleuze Studies in Asia Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

PERFORMANCE STUDIES Call for Proposals - ATHE 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education - Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Performance Studies Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
1-4 August 2013, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

“Maroon Lands, Laws, and Cultures”:
The Fifth Charles Town International Maroon Conference,
Portland, Jamaica
20-23 June, 2013

UPDATE Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, April 19 – 21 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Society
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

What is the future of illustration studies?
What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] 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/

The Limits of Responsibility: Histories, Species, Politics. Deadline for abstracts 28 Sept. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jenny Lawn / Massey University
contact email: 
j.m.lawn@massey.ac.nz

The Limits of Responsibility: Histories, Species, Politics

Palmerston North, New Zealand
3-5 Dec. 2012

Keynote speakers:

disClosure Journal Issue 22: Security

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: September 30th, 2012

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: THE GREAT RECESSION IN FICTION, FILM, AND TELEVISION (Lexington Books, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due Oct 1, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

[UPDATE] WAR DOCUMENTARIES

full name / name of organization: 
InMedia Journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr

WAR DOCUMENTARIES

3rd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rl3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Responsible Living: Ethical Issues in Everyday Life

Saturday 18th May – Monday 20th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Storytelling (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Storytelling

Tuesday 21st May – Friday 24th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

UPDATE CFP The United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States:Revisiting the Transatlantic Economic Relationship in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CERVEPAS CREW University Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
contact email: 
cervepas-transeco@univ-paris3.fr

Call for papers
The United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States: Revisiting the Transatlantic Economic Relationship in the 21st Century.
University of Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
March 22-23 2013

CFP - Edited Collection - Critical Innovations: Reading and Writing Experimental Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Quynn (CSU) & Robin Silbergleid (MSU)
contact email: 
quynn@colostate.edu & silberg1@msu.edu

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topic of innovative criticism.

Open Humanities, Grad Conference, University of Connecticut, 2/23/2013, deadline 12/20/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Langsa (Languages Graduate Student Organization)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

III Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 23rd 2013
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

Open Humanities. Multifaceted Approaches for the 21st Century

Horror (Text, Media, Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

HORROR
(text, media, culture)

2013 NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE POPULAR CULTURE / AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013--Boston
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.

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Writing by Degrees 2012: Creative Writing Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Writing by Degrees
contact email: 
WritingByDegrees2012@gmail.com


Call for Panels and Papers


Writing by Degrees 2012
October 19-20th, 2012
Binghamton, New York
The Bundy Museum


Keynote Speakers
Marie Howe
Christine Sneed

[UPDATE] Obscenity and the Warren Court, Boston March 21-24, 2013 NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
patrick.lawrence@uconn.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

British Association for American Studies 58th Annual Conference, 18-21 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
baas2013@exeter.ac.uk

British Association for American Studies
58th Annual Conference
18-21 April 2013
Hosted by the College of Humanities at the University of Exeter

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