category: ethnicity and national identity

UPDATE- Silent Cinema and Time Travel (SCMS Chicago, March 6-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Maggie Hennefeld / Brown University
contact email: 
margaret_hennefeld@brown.edu

This panel poses methodological questions about the resurgence of interest in early film history by interrogating the thematic of time travel in silent cinema.

Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@uco.edu

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

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity – Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Representations of Internarrative Identity
contact email: 
lori.way@email.myunion.edu

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity

CFP: Collection of Essays on the Role of Music in Multicultural Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. Lindsay Michie Eades, Eunice Rojas
contact email: 
eades.l@lynchburg.edu, rojas.e@lynchburg.edu

This book is a two volume series of essays telling stories of the ways in which music has propelled resistance and revolutionary movements in the United States and around the world.

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

[UPDATE] Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

The selection of Moonrise Kingdom (Anderson, 2012) as the opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival attests to Wes Anderson’s world-wide visibility and increasing relevance.

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture (Edited Collection - 10/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Sheehan and Ilinca Iurascu
contact email: 
epistolaryfilm@gmail.com

Cinema and the Letter: Epistolary Modes in Film Culture

Proposed Edited Collection
Edited by:
Rebecca Sheehan (California State University, Fullerton) and

Identity and Belonging (Critic and History of Sport 30.09.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Lancillotto e Nausica. Critica e Storia dello Sport (Journal)
contact email: 
lancillottoenausica@gmail.com

Talking of sport means dealing with different social and political subjects that mutually interact physically as well as verbally: from the leading actor in the field, the athlete, in his competitive

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

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
stephanie@thefuturestate.org.uk

Keynote Speakers

Professor Roy Foster (Oxford)
Mr Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times; Princeton)
Dr Emer Nolan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schu

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

We are looking for original chapters which take up the themes of transnationalism, family, kinship, and subject-formation mediated through new media technologies.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

Connected Worlds: New Approaches across Pre-Modern Studies; a multidisciplinary conference at the University of California, Berk

full name / name of organization: 
Haas Junior Scholars; UC Berkeley
contact email: 
connected.worlds.conference@gmail.com

Connected Worlds: New Approaches across Pre-Modern Studies
A multidisciplinary conference at the University of California, Berkeley,
January 24-26, 2013

Call for Papers

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

[UPDATE] SCMS panel: French and Francophone Cinema at the Margins of France

full name / name of organization: 
Niels Niessen
contact email: 
niessen@umn.edu

In “An Atlas of World Cinema,” Dudley Andrew states that though “we still parse the world by nations,” “a wider conception of national image culture is around the corner, prophesied by phras

The Cognitive Turn in Contemporary American Literature (NEMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
Geniegiaimo@gmail.com

This panel will explore the ’cognitive turn’ in literary studies as it emerges in contemporary American fiction and non-fiction. Since George H. W.

[UPDATE] Class and Culture in Contemporary Crime Fiction (Due: September 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie H. Kim / Northeastern Illinois University
contact email: 
J-Kim6@neiu.edu

I have received a contract for a volume of critical/scholarly essays--currently titled Class and Culture in Contemporary Crime Fiction--from McFarland & Company.

[UPDATE] 'Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity? Current Issues and Future Challenges' registration now open

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Association/Feminist and Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
FeminismandAusterityconference@gmail.com

CWWA & FWSA Collaborative Event

Friday 28th September 2012, University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn’t All About Me

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
tw@unh.edu

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.

CFP Other Worlds 3rd December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Network and King's College London
contact email: 
otherworldsconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr John Holmes (Reading) and Professor Cora Kaplan (KCL)

From other lands to other planets to other dimensions, the nineteenth-century imagination thrived on the idea of ‘elsewhere’. Alongside a developing rhetoric of geographically and intellectually bounded identities grew a fascination with alterity. Other Worlds seeks to explore the many ways in which Victorians looked beyond their quotidian spheres to imagined alternatives. We invite submissions which explore nineteenth-century modes of thought which position themselves as other, alternative, transcendent, secret or hidden.

The Ray Brown Conference on Popular Culture, Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Reynolds, Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

'Palestine and the Postcolonial: Culture, Creativity, Theory' - CFP for Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Writing
contact email: 
anna.ball@ntu.ac.uk

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS

‘Palestine and the Postcolonial: Culture, Creativity, Theory’

Special Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 50:2 (2014)

Melbourne Journal of Politics - Call for Papers Issue 36 closing August 31.

full name / name of organization: 
Melbourne Journal of Politics
contact email: 
editors@mjp.unimelb.edu.au

The Melbourne Journal of Politics's call for articles, review essays,commentaries and book reviews for the forthcoming Issue 36 is now open.

Racism 2.0: Race in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

In an op-ed piece for the New York Times last year, cultural critic Touré argued for the end of the term “post-race” as a sanguine way to view race relations. It’s a word that began with President Obama’s election, which erroneously suggests that racism is a distant memory. Though the days of Jim Crow and legal segregation are long gone, race and racism are still very pertinent in myriad ways, most notably online. Any website that includes a “comments” section runs the risk of eliciting racist commentary from its viewers, with YouTube being the most notorious example. Certainly the coverage of the Trayvon Martin death has triggered a wave of racist remarks online. Social media websites, such as Facebook and Twitter, have long been breeding grounds for racism. Coupled with digital racism is the growing issue of online passing—a phenomenon in which people of color represent themselves as white using lighter skinned avatars.

“Did anyone say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Baumgarten; Bangor University Wales, UK
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Did anyone say Power?”: Rethinking Domination and Hegemony in Translation

Location: Bangor University, Wales, Thursday 5 and Friday 6 September 2013

{UPDATE] Abstracts due July 31 - 'Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance' July 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
21st – 23rd March, 2013

The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Imagined Constructions of Community: Continuing Scholarship on Jonathan Edwards (SEA Savannah, Georgia, Feb. 28 - March 2, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Knutson - Oakland University
contact email: 
knutson@oakland.edu

Panel Organizer: Andrea Knutson, Oakland University
Chair: Joy A. J. Howard, Saint Joseph’s University

Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology - Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

UPDATE: The Literature of Hurricane Katrina

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Associate Professor of English, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

Seeking abstracts (250 words) and/or critical essays (20-30 pages in length) on works of fiction,poetry,film,television that feature the disaster of Hurricane Katrina within the narrative.

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies. University of Nottingham, UK. November 24th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

“Good order is the foundation of all good things” Edmund Burke, 1790

CFP: Reading James (March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Who reads James? When? Where? How? Why? What did James want from his readers? How did he read his own writings and those of others?

[UPDATE] Philip Roth Society Panel for the JAHLit Symposium, Miami, Florida, November 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarPRS@gmail.com

The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel at this year's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, held in South Beach, Florida on November 11-13, 2012.

Haiti: from Pre-Columbian to Independence [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
2012 PAMLA
contact email: 
maxadrien1@gmail.com

Pre-Columbian Haiti - PAMLA 2012 - Seattle University
October 19-21 - 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

International Journal of Welsh Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
ijwwe.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Welsh Writing in English invites submissions for its first issue, which is going to be published in September 2013 by University of Wales Press.

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