category: ethnicity and national identity

Historical and Fictional Accounts of “Passing” (Panel CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

New Jersey College English Association
35th Annual Spring Conference
Seton Hall University
Saturday, April 14th 2012

Reconstruction 11.4 and upcoming issues

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 11.4

Editor’s Introduction:

“Something to occupy the time”: Activism and Anagnorisis, by Marc Ouellette

Articles

Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tamugradconference@gmail.com

Texas A&M University's English Graduate Student Association Graduate Conference:

“Retrofitting English Studies: When Diversity Becomes an Afterthought”
April 7-8, 2012

Redefining Britishness in Contemporary Black British Writing: British Identities and the Identity of Britain

full name / name of organization: 
11th CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF ENGLISH, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
simunoz@uma.es

The importance of negotiations as to what constitutes Britishness in present-day Britain can be seen in a variety of areas, from the “Britishness Test” introduced in 2005 for those who are applyin

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong in African American Women’s Writings, SSAWW 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet, Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong: in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

SCLA 38's "Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study", 5/1/12 proposal deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP, 22-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk; f.walsh@qmul.ac.uk

International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP

CALL FOR PAPERS

[Update] Perceptions of Masculinity: Challenges to the Indian Male

full name / name of organization: 
Moti Gokulsing, Rohit K Dasgupta, Diviani Chaudhuri
contact email: 
r.dasgupta1@arts.ac.uk

Rationale:

ASA 2012 panel: Theorizing the Transpacific

full name / name of organization: 
Hua Hsu (Vassar College)
contact email: 
huhsu@vassar.edu

Theorizing the Transpacific

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "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

Symposium on Asians in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Debra K. Lee-DiStefano, Southeast Missouri State University
contact email: 
dklee@semo.edu

We seek proposals for a Symposium on Asians in the Americans sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University and the Department of Global Cultures and Languages.

Race, History, and National Belonging in American Women’s Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
tamacbain@pugetsound.edu and jlockwo3@gmu.edu

In her novel Hagar’s Daughter, African American feminist Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins imagines her black female characters as looking back to and claiming cross-racial, gendered legacies in the process

[Extended Deadline] Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C Am Lit: 1/9/12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence April 21-22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria
contact email: 
in.coherence2012@gmail.com

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence
Cultural Social and Political Thought Workshop
University of Victoria: April 21-22, 2012

Violence: In Theory and Practice March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
Keynote Speaker: Smaro Kamboureli, University of Guelph

[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012.

UPDATE CFP deadline for 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English' conference - 9th January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Confirmed keynote speaker: Professor Peter Boxall, University of Sussex

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

Vernacular Avant Gardes, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Parks
contact email: 
jparks4@buffalo.edu

Avant-garde and modernist artists often sought critical alternatives to modernity in folk cultural forms.

"Principles of Uncertainty" May 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department and Center for Critical Theory)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice (March 23rd-25th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Ottawa English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

“Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is often crude and distorted.”
– Ellen Glasgow

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- 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

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Beauty of Convention: VIII International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Beauty of Convention

Eight International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies

October 4-6, 2012
Cetinje, Montenegro

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are p

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence

full name / name of organization: 
In/coherence: expression, translation, violence/ Cultural, Social, and Political Thought, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
contact email: 
in.coherence2012@gmail.com

In/coherence: expression, translation, violence
Cultural Social and Political Thought Workshop
University of Victoria: April 21-22, 2012

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
womenandmedia2012@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations: New Theory for New Media - Abstracts now due January 10th

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:

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Representing the Body in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of discipline

CFP Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at 2012 ALA (1/15/2012; ALA 05/24-27/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions, one in conjunction with the Chesnutt Association, at the American Literature Conference in San Francisco, May 24-7, 2012.

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