category: ethnicity and national identity

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 4/30 for "Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism"-SAMLA-Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association-
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

IALJS-AEJMC: "Literary Journalism: Telling Stories, Defining Citizenship"

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)
contact email: 
jmr197@case.edu

IALJS at the AEJMC Annual Conference: St Louis, MO, U.S.A., 10:00-11:30am, Saturday 13 August 2011.

Participants who might be interested in taking part in the

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity | Abstract Deadline 15 May

full name / name of organization: 
Anindya Bhattacharya
contact email: 
anindya_north@yahoo.co.uk

CFP: Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity

Deadline for submission of Abstract: May 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

JNZL Prize for New Zealand Literary Studies: 30 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature offers an annual prize for a publication in the area of New Zealand literary studies.

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Indian Popular Culture MPCA/ACA (5/2/11; Milwaukee, WI 10/14-16/11

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@gmail.com

Indian Popular Culture
CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://mpcaaca.org

East Asian Film Stars

full name / name of organization: 
Salford University
contact email: 
wingfai.leung@googlemail.com

Call for Contributions to Collection of Essays

East Asian Film Stars
Editors: Leung Wing-Fai & Andy Willis

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

12-13 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The 19th METU British Novelists Conference-Kazuo Ishiguro
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website:
Contact name: Hülya Yıldız
huyildiz@metu.edu.tr

Call for manuscripts - book series "Contributions to Transnational Feminism"

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

Call for Manuscripts

New Book Series: Contributions to Transnational Feminism

General Editors: Erin Kenny (Drury University, U.S.A.) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

Call for Papers---Léon Gontran DAMAS: A Thorough Negritude

full name / name of organization: 
Hanetha Vete-COngolo, Bowdoin College
contact email: 
mvete@bowdoin.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Negritud: Revista de Estudios Afro-Latinoamericanos
Léon Gontran DAMAS: A Thorough Negritude

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas; Call for Papers Media and Mediated

full name / name of organization: 
Eleftheria Arapoglou; MESEA The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas 13–16 June 2012
Blanquerna School of Communication, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

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

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies.

12th-13th December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE, KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK

To be held on 12th-13th December 2011
at
Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Permanent Section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures (2012 & 2013 Issues)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Games and/as Resistance (Sept 1, 2011)

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

Reconstruction 12.2: Games as/and Resistance

Contemporary Music

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn Higgins / PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
smh2191@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PACIFIC AND ANCIENT MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN CLAREMONT, CA
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2011

SPECIAL SESSION
“Contemporary Music”

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Reconstruction 11.1 Multilingual Realities in Translation

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

Reconstruction Vol. 10, No. 5, 2011: Multilingual Realities in Translation, edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld
Art, “Turmbau zu Babel” by Ben Ulke
Articles

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

Humanities in Crisis Cluster, Media Commons: The New Everyday DUE April 22 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Media Commons: The New Everyday
contact email: 
mm458181@albany.edu

CFP: The New Everyday, Media Commons
Cluster Title: Humanities in Crisis.

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Registration is now open for delegates to attend Minority Identities: Rights and Representation, a one-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference at the University of Reading, UK, on Saturday 7th M

Narratives and Popular Music: International Association for Popular Music Studies (UK-Ireland) Inaugural Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Popular Music Studies (IASPM) UK-Ireland branch
contact email: 
iaspm.postgrads@gmail.com

The inaugural IASPM (UK-Ireland) postgraduate conference will be held on 9-10 June 2011 at the University of Liverpool. We invite papers on the stories we tell about popular music.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences
International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 10-13, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

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