category: ethnicity and national identity

Teaching John Dos Passos: Round Table Discussion

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
Victoria M. Bryan (vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu

At the 2015 American Literature Association conference held in Boston, MA, May 21-25, the John Dos Passos Society will hold a teaching round table.

The Seen and Unseen: The Visual Culture of Imperialism

full name / name of organization: 
UKM Malaysian National University
contact email: 
mehdizeiny@gmail.com and Sanaz.fotouhi@gmail.com

Much of the perception of the world around us is constructed visually.

Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals (deadline Dec 10, 2014; ALA Conference May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
andrea.williams.osu@gmail.com

The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions on “Visual Culture and Ethnic American Periodicals” for the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston,

[UPDATE] "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Caribbean Symbolic Forms (Abstract deadline December 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

Age of Alterity: Age of the Other

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy
contact email: 
gtaylor2@pasadena.edu, smitcho@masonlive.gmu.edu

CFP

Cultural Studies Association Working Group on Critical Pedagogy

13th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, May 21-24, 2015

Negotiating Identity through Authentic Voice

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on English Studies
contact email: 
uaapacrim@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE]SWPACA Conference, Motor Culture and the Road, Feb. 11-14, 2015 Extended Deadline November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Join the Motor Culture and the Road Area for the 36th annual SWPACA conference.

This year's theme is: “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture”.

CFP - Student Access and Educational Equity: Community College Curriculum, Instruction, and Support

full name / name of organization: 
Audrey Donaldson, Ed.D/CI
contact email: 
submit4accessequity@gmail.com

New Directions for Community Colleges
Call for Papers: 2017 Issue
Abstract Submission Deadline: February 14, 2015

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

Sites of Decay-March 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Eighth Annual Graduate Conference Literature, Politics and Aesthetics-The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University (SUNY),
contact email: 
sitesofdecay@gmail.com

Faculty Keynote: Julia Walker, Art History Department (Binghamton University)

"Lydia Maria Child and Social Change" at SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Maria Child Society
contact email: 
Sarah.Olivier@du.edu

Call for Papers:
The Lydia Maria Child Society invites proposals for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference to be held November 4-8, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.

"Lydia Maria Child and Her Contemporaries" at ALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Maria Child Society
contact email: 
Sarah.Olivier@du.edu

Call for Papers:
The Lydia Maria Child Society invites proposals for the annual ALA Conference to be held May 21-24, 2015 in Boston, MA.

“Lydia Maria Child and Her Contemporaries”

After Extinction

full name / name of organization: 
Center for 21st Century Studies
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu

A conference at the Center for 21st Century Studies (C21), UW-Milwaukee
April 30-May 2, 2015

The human-animal boundary: exploring the line in philosophy and fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor, UK
contact email: 
travelandconflict@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Travel and Conflict in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Institute for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS) Aberystwyth-Bangor

Global Cities and Cosmopolitan Dreams, 1st International Symposium (Barcelona, Spain: 18th to 20th of May, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

1st International Symposium: Global Cities and Cosmopolitan Dreams

Sideways in Time [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives:

Gaming Identity: Sports and Cultures, local and global ABSTRACT: 15th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità academic journal, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The current notion of competitive sports involves an ambiguous attitude towards one’s own belonging.

CFP for Area, Arab Culture in the U.S. (Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SW Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi.hussein@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 36th Annual Conference of the

Southwest Popular/ American Culture Association

Journal Submission CFP: Verge - Studies in Global Asias (Special Topic: Asian Urbanisms and Urbanizations)

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

JOURNAL ANNOUNCEMENT
VERGE: Studies in Global Asias
Senior Editors, Tina Chen and Eric Hayot

Pluralism: Addressing the Challenges of the Modern Nation-State The Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic10@inter-disciplinary.net

Pluralism: Addressing the Challenges of the Modern Nation-State
The Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship Project: 10th Global Meeting

Saturday 2nd May – Monday 4th May 2015

CFP: Reviewers needed

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura - Hyperion University, Bucharest
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear Colleagues,

[UPDATE] Studies in American Culture - Call for Submissions (Deadline 4/1/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Associations in the South
contact email: 
rcoleman@southalabama.edu

Call for Submissions

Conference announcement: The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
British Academy
contact email: 
events@britac.ac.uk

Conference announcement:

The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 November 2014, 9.30am to 5.00pm

CFP: Science Fiction in South Asian Film, Media, Arts and Literature. Deadline: 15th November, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Aarti Wani
contact email: 
aartiwani@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Studies in South Asian Film and Media

Special Issue: Science Fiction in South Asian Film, Media, Arts and Literature.

[UPDATE] European Popular Culture and Literature Submission Deadline: 11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/15/14
Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

CULTURAL MEMORY - DEADLINE EXPANSION - 10 DECEMBER 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hypercultura - Hyperion University, Bucharest
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,

Global Asias Conference by Verge: Studies in Global Asias (April 9-11, 2015 at Penn State)

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Penn State’s Department of Asian Studies announces Global Asias 3, a conference to celebrate the launch of a new journal, Verge: Studies in Global Asias (published by the University of Minnesota Pre

Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 02/17/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

[UPDATE] Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

Inspired by our era of globalization and instantaneous communication, the Duquesne University English Department Graduate Student Conference is asking about access.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 11/15/14: CFP: Disability Studies, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/15/14; 2/11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies Area
36th Annual Conference, Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
“Many Faces, Many Voices:

Call for Responses for Front Page Survey Question on Technoculture

full name / name of organization: 
MediaCommons
contact email: 
mediacommons.odu@gmail

The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: How does the lens of technoculture shade our perceptions of ourselves and society?

“The New Historical Romances”: Representing America in Historical Fiction of the 21st Century (12/12/14, 6/11-13/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Review Bicentennial Creative Writing and Literature Conference, University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
anne.myles@uni.edu

In its first year of publication, the North American Review decried the new nation’s “literary delinquency” and called for the development of a distinctly American literature.

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