category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

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

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE]Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA 4/4-4/7/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 15, 2012

[UPDATE] Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity Deadline: 30th Nov

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

**UPDATE** Keynotes for this conference will be Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, and Guillermo Verdecchia.

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World (March 30, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Citizenship and Its Discontents: Belonging in a Global World
University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Saturday, March 30, 2013

Roundtable Participants: Priscilla Wald (Duke University; Past President of ASA), Nick Bromell (UMass-Amherst), and Sut Jhally (UMass-Amherst)

Send proposals to umassegoconference@gmail.com by Friday, January 25, 2013.

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference

Conference Theme: Celebrating “Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context”

Popular Culture(s): 48th Annual Comp Lit Conf. (12/28/12; 4/25-26/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Comp Lit, Cal. State Univ., Long Beach
contact email: 
nhora.serrano@csulb.edu

48th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
April 25th –April 26th, 2013
Popular Culture(s)

Plenary Speaker: Hillary Chute

Good to Eat, Good to Think: Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

The Food and Culture Area of the Southwest/ Texas Popular and American Culture Association invites papers on Food Studies Pedagogy and Curriculum for their 34th Annual Conference that will be held Feb

"Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Texts and Technologies in Canadian and Quebec Literatures

Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference
June 1- 3 2013
University of Victoria,

FOOD & CULTURE CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Pop/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 34th Annual Conference that will be held February 13-16 at the

ACLA Annual Meeting Seminar: "Fictions of Fallen Empires" (University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu, jcrewe@berkeley.edu

"Fictions of Fallen Empires": Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar at the ACLA annual meeting, April 4-7, 2013, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

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

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

(dis)Comfort in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

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

Some seek the pleasure cruise. Others prefer roughing it. The pleasures of comfort or the joys of discomfort can shape travel writing, lending it elements of conflict, suspense, or humor.

Bureaucracy (ACLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Johansen and Alissa Karl
contact email: 
ejohansen@tamu.edu

This CFP is for the ACLA 2013 conference, held in Toronto from April 4-7, 2013. Proposals should be uploaded on the ACLA website by November 15, 2012: http://acla.org/submit/index.php

Clash Zones: Identities in (R)Evolution - April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies
contact email: 
gcws@mit.edu

CLASH ZONES: IDENTITIES IN (R)EVOLUTION
an interdisciplinary graduate student conference
sponsored by the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
wickedcoolghost@gmail.com

Book reviewers needed for a specific list of books. Please send an email with your academic interests and we'll try to find a matching book. This posting is open-ended, with a revolving deadline.

“The Peaceable Kingdom? Cultural and language communities in Canada and the rule of law",5-7 April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for Canadian Studies/Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
pacs.2013@gmail.com

It is with pleasure that we invite you to participate in the 6th Congress of Polish Canadianists, which will take place between 5th and 7th of April 2013 in Poznań, Poland.

[UPDATE] The Difference of Joyce The VI James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome - February 1-2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joycefoundation@uniroma3.it

Conference Date: February 1-2 2013
Abstracts due: December 9, 2012

CINEMATIC MELODRAMA April 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
AAIS 2013 Annual Conference - University of Oregon, Eugene – April 11-14, 2013
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama

[UPDATE] Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr, Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, david_haigron@yahoo.fr, renee.dickason@orange.fr

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries
University of Rennes 2, France - 10-11 October 2013

Changing Plains in the Late 1800s -- ASLE 2013 -- 10/31

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Vogt
contact email: 
enfrancais@att.net

Changing Plains in the Late 1800s, panel proposal for the ASLE Tenth Biennial Conference, May 28-June 1, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS.

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit by 05-31-13 for next issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
eic@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that is free to authors and readers. Prospective authors should consult the website, www.akademeia.ca.

5th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures & the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

8th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[Singapore] Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange. A Moving Worlds Conference (& Dept of English NTU)

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Worlds Journal & Dept of English, NTU, Singapore
contact email: 
movingworlds@ntu.edu.sg

Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange
A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Dept. of English, NTU, Singapore

Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to “make it new.” His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to disc

Arab American/Arab Immigrant -- special topics panel; LSU Mardi Gras Conference; Feb. 7th and 8th; Abstract deadline Dec. 1st

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

For Louisiana State University’s upcoming graduate student conference on the theme of “In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity,” this panel seeks to explore the exciting field of Arab Amer

[UPDATE] British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
22nd Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
February 15-16 2013
Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah GA

Other Britains: Special Issue of Postcolonial Studies Association newsletter

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
n.abram@pgr.reading.ac.uk; l.c.moore@lancaster.ac.uk

Following this year of the Queen’s Jubilee and the London Olympics, we invite reflections on Britain as a postcolonial site.

CFP: ACLA 2013 Seminar, Contested Cartographies of Consent

full name / name of organization: 
Keja Valens, Salem State University and Jordana Greenblatt, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen
contact email: 
kvalens@salemstate.edu

This is a call for papers for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference which will be held in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

Undocumented Migration in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Claudia Hoffmann / University of Toronto Scarborough
contact email: 
claudia.hoffmann@utoronto.ca

CFP for the annual American Comparative Literature Conference in Toronto, Canada, April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 13-16, 2013

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

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

3rd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity? The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium 28 – 29 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Seventh Century Colloquium
contact email: 
edinburgh7th@gmail.com

The Seventh Century: Continuity or Discontinuity?
The 2013 Edinburgh University Seventh Century Colloquium
28 – 29 May 2013
Call for papers

4th Global Conference: Revenge (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Revenge

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

12th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

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