category: ethnicity and national identity

The Future State of Ireland, 17 - 18 November 2012

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

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust | Nov. 9-11, 2012

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)

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

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

[UPDATE] CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 18-20, 2012 Marietta College

March 21-24, 2013: Where are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, NEMLA 2013
contact email: 
jessi.bardill@gmail.com

This panel invites scholars to think through texts that have contributed to the past, present, and future of Native American Indian Literatures, particularly in how they help to understand the culture

Conference "Migrations. Sexualities and Genders on the Move" (Deadline: August 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Studies on the Languages of Identities - University of Bergamo
contact email: 
stefano.asperti@unibg.it

Interdisciplinary conference
“Migrations. Sexualities and genders on the move”
Bergamo, November 5-6, 2012

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Memories" by 31 Oct 2012

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
info@aspeers.com

“Never forget.” Shortly after the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, this phrase, along with pictures of the Twin Towers set against the backdrop of an American flag, appeared on T-shirts, coffee mugs, mouse pads, and a whole host of other marketable goods. In many ways, these cultural artifacts and their treatment showcase the intricate interweaving of such concepts as nationalism, identity, trauma, narrative, and consumer culture within the complex of “American Memories.” In fact, fueled in part by innovations in such diverse fields as historiography, neuropsychology, museum studies, and political science, the number of panels, conferences, seminars, as well as articles and books published on different notions of memory has seen a rise in American studies and other fields in recent years: ‘Memory’ has become one of the buzzwords in the humanities and social sciences. aspeers 6 (2013) seeks to collect and present the best MA-level work on the topic of “American Memories.”

O'Neill & Irishness, March 28-30, 2013

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

37th Annual Comparative Drama Conference
Stevenson University, Maryland
March 28-30, 2013
Sponsored by
The Eugene O’Neill Society

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
Melissa.Walter@ufv.ca

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 i

Archives and Activism -- Friday, October 12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Archivist Round Table of Metropolitan New York
contact email: 
admin@nycarchivists.org

Archives and Activism

CFP Temporalities in Latin American Film. Deadline Aug. 15 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies
contact email: 
romeroe@email.arizona.edu

Call for Papers for Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies Special Section: “Temporalities in Latin American Film” and for a related LASA 2013 Panel

[UPDATE] [Call for Responses]: Flow Conference 2012 (7/13/12; 11/1/12-11/3/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Flow Conference 2012
contact email: 
flowconference2012@gmail.com

Call for Responses
FLOW Conference 2012
November 1-3, 2012
The University of Texas at Austin
http://www.flowtv.org/

Deadline for 150-word abstracts: August 1, 2012

CFP: _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ (Deadline: September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL)
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

At this time, _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ is actively accepting submissions for the December edition.

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions solicited for a new web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Confinement, Resistance, Freedom [8-10 May 2013; Izmir, Turkey]

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University 14th Internatiınal Cultural Studies Symposium
contact email: 
css2013ege@gmail.com

Seemingly, the history of humanity has fashioned itself on the tri-partite relationship between confinement, resistance and freedom.

The F Word in Contemporary Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
thefword@pgcwwn.org

Keynote Speaker: Angela McRobbie

Feminism has always found significant expression in creative
and critical literature, from poetry and pamphlets to modes of

The F Word in Contemporary Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Contemporary Women's Writing Network
contact email: 
thefword@pgcwwn.org

Keynote Speaker: Angela McRobbie

Feminism has always found significant expression in creative
and critical literature, from poetry and pamphlets to modes of

Health and illness in culture: 21 Dec 2012 (update)

full name / name of organization: 
Health and illness in culture / center for the study of languages and cultures, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

Call for Papers:
Health and Illness in Culture
full name / name of organization:
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
Contact email:

Post-Racial America?: An Interdisciplinary Conference--November 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Griot Institute for Africana Studies--Bucknell University
contact email: 
griot@bucknell.edu

The Griot Institute at Bucknell University announces and invites paper submissions for a conference entitled Post-Racial America?: An Interdisciplinary Conversation, to be held November 9th and 10th, 2012 in Lewisburg, PA. Keynote speaker: Farah Jasmine Griffin. Conference website: http://www.bucknell.edu/x78200.xml Abstracts due midnight Sept. 1, 2012 to griot@bucknell.edu

UPDATE Deadline for MWASECS extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

Call for Papers: Midwestern American Society for 18th-Century Studies (MWASECS) annual meeting in Madison WI on October 11-13. Deadline: August 15.

George Washington Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Adam D. Shprintzen, Ph.D. Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens
contact email: 
ashprintzen@mountvernon.org

George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, Museum and Gardens is seeking submissions for entries on a variety of topics to be included in a new online encyclopedia.

Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory (March 2013, New York)

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate English Association
contact email: 
practicesofmemory@gmail.com


CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory
1-2 March, 2013

Keynote speaker: Professor Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

6th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

Football and Communities Across Codes (February, 2013: Sydney, Australia)

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

Conference: Football and Communities Across Codes

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentation:

3rd Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ttp3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Trauma: Theory and Practice

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

8th Global Conference,Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

CFP: Symposia Iranica Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Symposia Iranica
contact email: 
info@symposia-iranica.com

SYMPOSIA IRANICA: 1st Biennial Graduate Conference on Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews, 13-14 April 2013

Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2012

2012 ELLAK Global Conference at Busan Convention Center, Korea in December 11-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

2012 ELLAK Internationall Conference on “Border, Translation, and What Then?: Rethinking “Convergence” in English Language and Literature”

Textual Tourism in Transatlantic Narrative at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and colin.loughran@utoronto.ca

Call for Papers

Textual Tourism in Transatlantic Narrative at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

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

THE 2ND WORLD HUMANITIES FORUM, November1-3, 2012, BUSAN BEXCO XONVENTION CENTER.

full name / name of organization: 
UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City
contact email: 
whf@unesco.or.kr

The 2nd World Humanities Forum, which is co-organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea, and Busan Metropolitan City, will take place in Busan, Republic of Korea fr

"Abject Blackness" abstracts due by 9/15/2012, completed papers by 11/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ellesia Blaque / Banned Books
contact email: 
bannedbooks@live.com

Banned Books is seeking select papers for an upcoming scholarly text: Abject Blackness: The Tangled Weave of Ethnicity and Nationality in the Hispanic American Community.

Why does a Dominican student, who shares not only physical features, but also the history of enslavement with African Americans, feel compelled to daily remind associates and peers he is not black? Why does a self-identified Afro-Puerto Rican support the idea that he is not connected to Africa and/or African American history? How do Hispanics, particularly among Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and Cubans, negotiate forced American racial identities and paradigms, while also sharing geographical, public, cultural, and historical spaces with their enslaved cousins, African Americans? Watching people of color shuffle identity and culture in America’s schools, neighborhoods, educational facilities, marketplaces, and political spheres is an observance of negotiations within an Ethnic Interstice—ethnic spaces that are confusing at best, always chaotic, and over time, becoming historically erased. Hispanic, African American, and Native Indian identities are permanently linked by history, slavery, genealogy, culture, community, economy, and policy, all of which are affected, but none of which are controlled by the members of these various ethnic groups.

3rd Global Conference: The Patient (March, 2012: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
patient3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Patient

Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

1st Global Conference: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation (February, 2012: Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bh1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentation:

Spaghetti Westerns in Transit: an International Film Conference on Transculturation and Liminality, April 12th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
spaghetticinema@beds.ac.uk

5th Global Conference: Digital Memories (March, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dm5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Digital Memories

Wednesday 13th March – Friday 15th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call For Presentations:

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