category: ethnicity and national identity

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

[UPDATE] "By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

Just passed her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry.

[REMINDER] CFP: Loco/Motion (Annual Conference for the NCSA, Fresno, California, March 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
THE NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

The long nineteenth century set the world on the move. Travel became increasingly important for business and pleasure, for war and peace.

[UPDATE] The Future State of Ireland. 17-18 November

full name / name of organization: 
The Future State of Ireland
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

***online registration now open***

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)

CFP-[ongoing] Journal of Urban Cultural Studies [new journal]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Book Publication 2013 - Othello's Island: Mediaeval and Renaissance Cyprus in art, literature and wider culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Cornaro Institute
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Proposed New Book

Call for papers for publication

Working title: Othello's Island: Mediaeval and Renaissance Cyprus in art, literature and wider culture

Date Correction: O'Neill & Irishness, April 4-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
37th Annual Comparative Drama Conference
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

O’Neill & Irishness
37th Annual Comparative Drama Conference
Stevenson University, Maryland
April 4-6, 2013
Sponsored by
The Eugene O’Neill Society

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

The 5th Christina Conference on Gender Studies: Feminist Thought - Politics of Concepts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Helsinki / Gender Studies
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 5th Christina Conference on Gender Studies focuses on the role of concepts in feminist thought.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

[UPDATE] CFP (new deadline): Pop Culture and World Politics Conference (9/5; 9-11 Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and World Politics Conference
contact email: 
dunn@hws.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

** KEYNOTE SPEAKERS **

Living in Our World: Exploring the Truths in Our Community, A Youth-Led Conference,Toronto, Nov. 2 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACT for Youth, York University, Toronto Canada
contact email: 
actyouth@yorku.ca

WHO
Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth is
an alliance across sectors, disciplines, and
communities committed to positive youth
development in urban communities. As youth

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Gender Reassignment and the Precarious Politics of Homonormativity in Southeast Asia (CODW) - Thu Oct 11 6P

full name / name of organization: 
Global Studies Program at The New School
contact email: 
fiscb101@newschool.edu

Coming Out in the Developing World (CODW):
Gender Reassignment and the Precarious Politics of Homonormativity in Southeast Asia
Thursday, October 11th, 2012 6:30P-8:30P
The New School

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

CFP Fashion on TV special issue of Film, Fashion and Consumption - deadline December 1st 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Film, Fashion and Consumption
contact email: 
helen.warner@uea.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue: ‘Fashion and Television’
Film, Fashion and Consumption (FFC), published by Intellect
Guest Editor: Dr. Helen Warner, University of East Anglia,

9/11 and Beyond: Movies, Terrorism, and the Paranoia

full name / name of organization: 
Satwik Dasgupta / Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

We are inviting papers that consider the socio-cultural ideology underlying the emerging trends in world cinema that try to grapple with the supposed roots of various emerging faces of terrorism, dome

'The Locations of Austen' Interdisciplinary Conference : 11-13 July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
p.1.pritchard@herts.ac.uk

To celebrate the bicentenary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, set in Hertfordshire, the University of Hertfordshire is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to consider the

Unhealable Wounds: Gothic and the Question of Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Townshend, University of Stirling
contact email: 
dt8@stir.ac.uk

A one-day Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers at the University of Stirling, Scotland
Saturday 24th November 2012
Plenary Speakers: David Punter and Linnie Blake

International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (10-12 December 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Pune
contact email: 
iasepune@yahoo.com

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE
(10-12 DECEMBER 2012)
Preamble

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

“The Ambassadorship of Literature” – a two-day symposium at New York University, 2-3 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Greg Londe and Caroline Zoe Krzakowski, New York University
contact email: 
ck78@nyu.edu, greg.londe@nyu.edu

NeMLA: African American Literature since 1970 (March 21-24, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
shaila.mehra@gmail.com

Call for Papers

African American Literature since 1970

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

[UPDATE] Reminder/CFP: The Dandy After Wilde (NeMLA 2013; abstracts due 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

British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

British Modernism & Taste: Bringing the World Inside

Home: Domesticity and Nationalism in the Literature of the Caribbean Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Evelyn Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kim_evelyn@my.uri.edu

This NeMLA 2013 panel examines the ways in which home is conceptualized in terms of the imagery and rhetoric of domesticity and nationalism in the literature of the Caribbean diaspora.

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

Call for fellows: Native Women Language Keepers: Indigenous Performance Practices. 9/15, 1//28-2/1/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Petra Kuppers, University of Michigan
contact email: 
petra@umich.edu

Call for Fellowship Applicants
Native Women Language Keepers: Indigenous Performance Practices. An Arts-Based Research Symposium with playwright Alanis King.

CFP Materialities: Economies, Empiricism & Things (Cultural Studies Association of Australasiaannual conference, Dec 3-6 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
csaa2012@gmail.com

‘Materialities: Economies, Empiricism, & Things’
Dec 4th-6th @ University of Sydney
(pre-fix pre-conference for postgrads and early career researchers: Dec 3rd)

Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity (25th-27th May 2013; CFP Deadline: 30th Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and the Canada-US Border
contact email: 
CCUSBorder@kent.ac.uk

The Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB) network invites proposals for 20 minute papers, or full panels, for its inaugural conference to be held at Algoma University, Sault Ste.

MLA Session, "Deliver Us To Normal: Children’s Literature and the Midwest" (Chicago 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Slater / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
kslater@ucsd.edu

Unlike the literature of the South or New England, Midwestern writing is often absent from academic discussions of American literary regions. Andrew R. L.

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