category: ethnicity and national identity

[Update] Paris in American Literature, Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu

We invite submissions from new and established scholars for a volume on the role of Paris in American Literature.

Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011.

Toni Morrison Society at American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea at jbilling@spelman.edu or Yvonne Atkinson at yvonnea777@msn.com

The Toni Morrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, May 26-29, 2011

[UPDATE] Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity:Deadline Extended to January 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carol E. Henderson/Department of Black American Studies, University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

Date: 19 March 2011

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (including lunch)
Breakfast & Onsite Registration: from 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Where: Arsht Hall (University of Delaware)
Wilmington, DE

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 1-18-11

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

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG) of the CUNY Graduate Center presents:

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center

[UPDATE] Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

The Right to Vote and the Writing of Voice (Seminar at the AIS) deadline 12.10.2010

full name / name of organization: 
ASSOCIATION FOR ISRAEL STUDIES (AIS) [June 13-15 2011]
contact email: 
yd297@nyu.edu

Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Chrystal Sanders-Robinson
November 20, 2010

Are Teen Magazines Exempt from the Rhetoric of Advertisements

Collections and Collaborations (March 24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”

[UPDATE] CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Survival Logics: Narrative and the Margins - Graduate Student Conference: March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University
contact email: 
survivallogics@gmail.com

Keynote: Professor Michael Rothberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[UPDATE - Deadline extension] Beyond Trauma: Narratives of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 31 – April 2, 2011

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Session at ALA 2011 - Deadline 1/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

Southern Literature and Regional Foodways
Deadline: January 1, 2011

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity: PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[Update] 50th Anniversary of Cheikh Hamidou Kane's L’Aventure ambiguë, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University French Department
contact email: 
chk.proposals@gmail.com

50th Anniversary of Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s
L’Aventure ambiguë

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah (USA)
March 17-19, 2011

REMINDER: December 1st deadline quickly approaching

Fall 2011 issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal - Proposals Due 15 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

UPDATE-LSU Baton Rouge Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

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

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Gods and Groundlings: Historical Theatrical Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

Before cell phones or internet marketing or even electrical lighting, how did theatre audiences function in various periods and cultures? How did they behave? What did they expect?

[UPDATE] NATURES 2011 abstract deadline is Dec. 3 [conference is 2/18/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2011--Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

[UPDATE] CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2011--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Call For Papers: Gender Matters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jason Zingsheim / Governors State University
contact email: 
j-zingsheim@govst.edu

Gender Matters is an academic conference highlighting research on gender, women, and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods.

Wideman Society at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Wideman Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

The John Edgar Wideman Society invites 200-word proposals for papers or panels at the American Literature Association conference. Deadline for proposals is 15 January 2011.

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference [Reminder - Deadline: 17 December]

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

American Identities on Stage:

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
contact email: 
tamara.besednjak@fuds.si

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009

Locations of Stardom

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

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