category: ethnicity and national identity

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

Taxonomy and tribe; gender and globe; state, sex, and system. We’re categorization machines: it would sound like a weak generalization if it weren’t such a persistent impulse.

CFP: American Writers in Exile [UPDATE: ABSTRACT by January 12, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

Victorian Self-Fashioning

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning

October 22-24, 2015, Denver, CO USA
Abstracts by March 15, 2015.

UPDATE/ABSTRACT DEADLINE REMINDER "European Women in Early Modern English Drama" - ESRA (U. of Worcester UK), 29/6-2/7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Edel Semple, University College Cork (Ireland); Ema Vyroubalova, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie, vyroubae@tcd.ie

Reminder of approaching abstract submission deadline (Dec. 1):

Creating Undergraduate Research Projects in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS 2015, April 9-12; deadline Nov. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Bell and J. Stephen Pearson, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
Chris.Bell@ung.edu and stpears11@gmail.com

Given the increasing focus on advanced undergraduate research, this roundtable seeks examples of successful undergraduate research projects in ethnic literary studies.

CFP - 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions (Due: 31 Dec. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of English Language and Literature, 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions
contact email: 
huide50con@gmail.com

The aim of this conference is to revisit the literary, artistic and cultural texts, whether they are canonical or non-canonical, from both the (English/British) West and the (Ottoman/Turkish) East, fr

TRANS Writ Large: Writing Difference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati Composition Program
contact email: 
Transwritlarge2015@gmail.com

The University of Cincinnati Composition Program invites proposals for the sixth annual graduate student conference to be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, April 4, 2015.

[REMINDER] Word Hoard Issue #4: "Word of Mouth"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard/Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Viva voce—“with living voice,” but also (and more commonly) the phenomenon of “word of mouth.” When incidents of speech, song, or shouting take place, it is the mouth that transforms private

ROBARTS GOES POP! An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference on Canadian Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mario A. D'Agostino, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University
contact email: 
yorkgraduateconference@gmail.com

Robarts goes POP!

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Canadian Popular Culture

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

Call for Papers “Scotland – migrations and borders” Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
David Leishman, Université Grenoble-Alpes
contact email: 
david.leishman@u-grenoble3.fr

Call for Papers
Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

11th Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond with Muldoon and Hayes

"Space" lightning talks at IABA-Americas June 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/biographical Association Chapter of the Americas
contact email: 
eclind@umich.edu

The 1st biennial conference of the Americas chapter of the International Auto/Biography Association asks us to consider life writing as a form of encounter.

The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics

full name / name of organization: 
Special edition of New Scholar
contact email: 
viewfromaboveconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
‘The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics’

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)
contact email: 
maderaji@wfu.edu, mschoolm@fiu.edu

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

CFP: South Asian Canadian Literature and Culture (abstracts 15 Jan 2015; full papers 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
robinfield_at_kings.edu

South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for its 2015 Special Topic Issue, 36.3, devoted to South Asian Canadian Literature.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
dee3@st-and.ac.uk

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere: A One Day Symposium, 10th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

CINE CRI ’15: 10-11.06.2015

full name / name of organization: 
CINE CRI ’15: II. International Film Studies and Cinematic Arts Conference
contact email: 
info@cinecriconference.org

CINE CRI ’15: II.

Localizing Theory. Schools of Thought and Policies of Knowledge in Contemporary Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, "Tudor Vianu" Research Center
contact email: 
localizing.theory.2015@gmail.com

University of Bucharest
Tudor Vianu Research Centre (www.ciscer.ro)
3-4 April 2015
Deadline for submissions: 16 January 2015

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2015 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2014.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (English Graduate Organization)
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Culture and Environment- University of Akron 2015 Regional Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars (SAGES)
contact email: 
sagessubmission@gmail.com

CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT
SAGES Third Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron
Student Union
March 5, 2015

[Reminder] Cannibalism in Fiction panel for ASLE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Assoc. for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conf. 2015
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

November 30th deadline

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibalism in Fiction

Intersections of E.E. Cummings and John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society and the E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
Victoria Bryan (vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu) and Michael Webster (websterm@gvsu.edu)

At the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA (May 21-25), the John Dos Passos Society will hold a joint panel with the E.E. Cummings Society.

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

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