category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] GENDER, RACE, AND TRANSFORMATION, Oct 30th to Nov 1st, 2015, Pacific University, Oregon

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity and Gender & Sexuality Studies 2nd Biennial Conference
contact email: 
Rampton@pacificu.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31ST

Friday, October 30th to Sunday, November 1st, 2015
Pacific University
Hillsboro, Oregon

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism (SCMS Atlanta Panel, March 30-April 3, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel W Jekanowski / Concordia University & Kenneth Rogers / York University
contact email: 
rachel.jekanowski@concordia.ca

Panel CFP: Media, Ecology, and New Materialism

SCMS Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
March 30-April 3, 2016

Individual proposals due: Aug 5, 2015

Southern Studies Conference 5-6 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
jhavard@aum.edu

Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016.

Reading Risk in Contemporary U.S. Fiction and Culture (02-10-15). A Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, UK
contact email: 
riskinUSfiction@gmail.com

Five days after 9/11, Republican Party activist James Pinkerton proclaimed that ‘the World Trade Center has been destroyed, but this has also been a crushing defeat for irony, cynicism and hipness.

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline Extended - 01/11/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

The Text as Being: Ontologies of Redemption, Repair, and Regret, ICLA Congress, 21-27 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the upcoming conference of the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA), the Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature, invites submissions for the following panel, "Th

Distant Attachments: Unsettling Contemporary Afghan Diasporic Art / Oct 15-17, 2015 NYC

full name / name of organization: 
Afghan American Artists and Writers Association (AAAWA)
contact email: 
afghanartistsandwriters@gmail.com

The Series

Race and Comics: The Politics of Representation in Sequential Art | NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rponcecordero@keene.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30, 2015

Update to CFP for Barzakh's Spring 2015 Issue (3/5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh Magazine
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

The editors of Barzakh Magazine are proud to present our new RAGE issue, featuring new work by Lydia Davis and other talented writers!

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Turn-of-the-Century African American Print Culture, 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Dietrich, NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
ladietrich4@gmail.com

Traditional format panel for NeMLA 2016 Convention in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016.

Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap April 7-10, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Circling The Elements Hip Hop Conference /Albany State University
contact email: 
Circlingtheelements@asurams.edu or andre.johnson@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication

Circling The Elements Conference: The State(s) of Hip Hop & Rap
April 7-10, 2016

CFP: Colonialism, War & Photography

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London London, United Kingdom
contact email: 
daniel.steinbach@kcl.ac.uk

Call for Papers for an Interdisciplinary Workshop as part of the research project Cultural Exchange in a Time of Global Conflict: Colonials, Neutrals and Belligerents during the First World War.

Call for Proposals: Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Conference 2016 11/2/15; 3/10-13/16

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
incs@appstate.edu

Theme: Natural and Unnatural Histories
Keynote Speakers: Kate Flint (University of Southern California) and Elaine Freedgood (NYU)

March 10-13, 2016, Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Asheville, NC
Hosted by Appalachian State University
incs2016.appstate.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Womack and Laura Fisher - C19: The Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amw202@pitt.edu

(Re)forming the Progressive Era

Itineraries/Itinéraires

full name / name of organization: 
Université de La Rochelle, France CRHIA (Centre de recherches en histoire internationale et atlantique) Faculté des Lettres, Langues, Arts et Sciences Humaines
contact email: 
martine.raibaud@univ-lr.fr david.waterman@univ-lr.fr

As part of the scientific program PRES FE2C "Cultures and Territories," we organized a workshop in 2012 on "Itineraries" and more recently a symposium entitled "Cultures in Movement." We are pursuing

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Committee at Texas A&M San Antonio
contact email: 
EnglishConference.tamusa@yahoo.com

Fragments of Identity in Popular Fiction and Film
November 6, 2015
Texas A&M University- San Antonio
One University Way
San Antonio, TX 78224

CFP: Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies Regional Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
mcclure@kutztown.edu

The Wild Irish: The Irish-American Experience
November 20-21, 2015
Valley Forge, PA

[UPDATE] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality” due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme of feminist LGBTQ+ intersectionality.

Journal Seeks Prose and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Submissions in PROSE

Generally, we're looking for people who want to critically examine our society through their writing. This can be done in a variety of ways.

C19- (Re)forming the Progressive Era

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Fisher and Autumn Womack- C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca and amw202@pitt.edu

The Progressive Era (1890-1920) occupies an unsettled place in Americanist literary studies, despite the period’s claims to forward-looking progress.

[UPDATE] Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (proposals due 8/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Film, Television and Digital Media, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

Deadline Reminder: Presentation proposals are due no later than Saturday, August 1, 2015 for the Reexamining the 1960s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (to be held at Texas Christian University, i

CFP: New Writing - international creative / critical writing journal (Routledge) - (8/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

Seeking Teaching Tools Submissions for Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Barber-Stetson
contact email: 
claire.barber-stetson@marquette.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the “Teaching Tools” section of its website.

Premodern Disorder (February 26, 2016; abstract deadline October 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute at The George Washington University
contact email: 
amontroso@gwu.edu

Keynote Speakers: Sharon Kinoshita and Drew Daniel

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Graphic Novels and World Literature Teaching Tools (July 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Teaching Tools
contact email: 
kbishop@sky.miyazaki-mic.ac.jp

The editorial team at _Studies in the Novel_ is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website: https://studiesinthenovel.org/interact/teaching-t

"Public Scholarship and Activism: Communities, Practices, and Battlegrounds" roundtable session

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Brady / NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
dramybrady@gmail.com

The link(s) between academia and activism are nothing if not complex. In many ways, the academy rewards activist scholarship that challenges systemic inequality.

CFP: Feminist Ghosts: The New Cultural Life of Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info.diffractions@gmail.com

Call for Articles

Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

Issue 6 | Feminist Ghosts: The New Cultural Life of Feminism

Deadline for articles: November 30

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

Taking place for the first time in a non-Southern venue, SSSL’s conference next year in Boston will focus on challenges to and reconfigurations of North/South binaries in regional, national, hemisph

Medievalism and Anti-Semitism: International Medieval Congress, May 12-15 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Medievalism
contact email: 
amy.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Kalamazoo 2016 Call for Papers:
International Society for the Study of Medievalism
51st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016.

Religious Authority in American Literature (NeMLA - Hartford, CT - March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Heffner-Burns; Sara Snyder / Lehigh University
contact email: 
rah211@lehigh.edu; sjs211@lehigh.edu

Panel 15980: Religious Authority in American Literature

Columbia, Columbus, Columbianism: The Admiral’s Metamorphoses in Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Zach Hutchins/C19: The Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
zach.hutchins@colostate.edu

As the historian Thomas Schlereth noted in an essay from which this panel takes its name, the memory and image of Christopher Columbus were appropriated by citizens of the United States for a wide var

Subverting Institutional Prejudice in the Ivory Tower Abstract Due 9/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Hartford, CT
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Negotiating identity has become more complex in this era of globalization than ever before.

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