category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] What Happens Now? Interdisciplinarity for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

On February 24-25 2012, graduate students from across academic disciplines will gather at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to query, “What happens now?”

Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: January 5, 2012
Plenary Speaker: Lee Edelman, Chair, Department of English, Tufts University

10th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Monday 10th September – Thursday 13th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

Edited Collection: Techno-Orientalism in Science Fiction Film, Media and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
David Roh (Old Dominion University)
contact email: 
droh@odu.edu

Deadline: March 15, 2012

1st Global Conference: 'Skins' and Contemporary Culture (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
'Skins' and Contemporary Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/1)

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

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

2nd Global Conference: Gender and Love (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gl2@inter-diciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Gender and Love

Tuesday 25th September – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association, First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
contact email: 
bgpsca@gmail.com

[Updated, with correct web address]

Call for Submissions: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

CFP: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Barker, Popular Culture Scholars Association, First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
contact email: 
bgpsca@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: First Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

UPDATE Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers and organized panels for their 33rd Annual Conference that will be held February 8-12, 2012 at

[UPDATE] Experimental Writing by Women Panel at the EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
lmullen@lsu.edu

Experimental Writing by Women

“Regions, Institutions, and Subject Positions: Teaching Asian American Literature to Multiple Audiences,” May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Jane Hseu, jhseu@dom.edu

“Regions, Institutions, and Subject Positions: Teaching Asian American Literature to Multiple Audiences”

Sponsored by the Circle for Asian American Literary Studies

[UPDATE] Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community, and Culture in North America/Oct 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Boschman/Mount Royal University
contact email: 
rboschman@mtroyal.ca (See http://skies.mtroyal.ca/)

Under Western Skies is Mount Royal University’s award-winning biennial conference series on the environment.

“Bodies of Knowledge, Knowledge of Bodies” February 2-5, 2012 Louisville, Kentucky

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference

The Seelbach Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky
February 2-5, 2012

Call for Papers:

4th Global Conference: Fashion (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Fashion

Sunday 16th September – Wednesday 19th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

The Traveller's Poem

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing seeks paper proposals for a panel to be hosted at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency at Embarcadero Center in S

TRAVEL WRITING AND AMERICAN POLITICS

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

The Society for American Travel Writing seeks paper proposals for a panel to be hosted at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference to be held at the Hyatt Regency at Embarcadero Center in S

5th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Madness (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Madness

Thursday 30th August 2012 – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers:

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
chronicity2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Chronicity: A Health, Illness and Disease Project

Thursday 30th August – Saturday 1st September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Edited Collection on Dave the Potter: Slavery, Poetry, and Pottery

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Chaney (Dartmouth College)
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

The editor invites chapter proposals for an edited collection exploring the work of Dave the Potter. Dave the Potter, or David Drake (ca.

UPDATE - Shattering

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering
“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations - Abstracts now due December 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

INDIAN CULTURE, ART & MEDIA

full name / name of organization: 
Rekha Menon / 2012 National PCA/ACA Popular Culture Association /American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
rmenon@berklee.edu

INDIAN CULTURE, ART & MEDIA

Call For Proposals

The 2012 National PCA/ACA Popular Culture Association /American Culture Association Conference will be held in Boston April 11 to 14.

phati’tude Literary Magazine Announces Open Submission Call for Upcoming Latino/Hispanic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
phati'tude Literary Magazine
contact email: 
editor@phatitude.org

phati’tude Literary Magazine (http://phatitude.org) is pleased to announce an open submission call for its upcoming Winter issue, ¿WHAT’S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity in America, to be published February 2012. The issue will be guest edited by poet, editor, playwright, activist and educator, Nancy Mercado (http://bit.ly/tx8S9r).

UPDATE Crossroads 7-8 June, 2012 Toulouse, France

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

There are still a few places open at the International Conference on Crossroads (treating the English speaking world).

Transitions in Comparative Studies (University College Cork, Ireland 28-30 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Association of Ireland/UCC
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

The comparative gesture performs both the act and the question of transition between the terms compared.

True Blood

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harr

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association (Boston, April 2012)
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the Vampire in literature, culture or film.

Society for Utopian Studies Toronto October 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
lyman.sargent@umsl.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
37th Annual Meeting
October 4-7, 2012
Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

The Institution of Literature: 250 Years of English Studies and Cultural Transfer (30 August - 1 September 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of British Literature and Culture / Department of English Didactics, Goettingen University
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

2012 marks the 250th anniversary of the election of John Tompson as the first Professor of English at Goettingen University.

Bodies - Systems - Structures: Masculinities in the UK and the US, 1945 to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Dresden University of Technology / Kent State University (Ohio)
contact email: 
stefan.horlacher@mailbox.tu-dresden.de

http://tu-dresden.de/slk/bodies-systems-structures

UPDATE: Reality TV SW/TX PCA/ACA (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

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 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED] The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture [March 29-31 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
Joel T. Terranova (jtt9554@louisiana.edu)

The Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture presents:

Media, Technology and the Imagination

March 29-31, 2012
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Keynote Speaker:

ProQuest / RSAP Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

ProQuest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce a $1000 Article Prize for the best article on American periodicals by a pre-tenure or independent scholar published i

2nd Global Conference: Responsible Living: Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference:
Living Responsibly:
Reflecting on the Ethical Issues of Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

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