category: ethnicity and national identity

Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga
contact email: 
proceedings@maramatanga.ac.nz

Call for Abstracts:
International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014

25th – 28th November 2014
Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand
www.indigenousdevelopment2014.ac.nz

CFPs: MLA proposed panels that deal with Arab/Arabic literature & culture (Vancouver, 8-11 Jan. 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) Division for Arabic Lit. and Culture
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal (4/25/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 18 invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in 2014.

Literary History and Ideas of Mind (MLA Vancouver, 8-11 Jan 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joshua.gang@utoronto.ca

Special session proposal for MLA2015: What is the place of "mind" in literary history? How might intellectual histories of cognition illuminate questions of period, genre, and textuality?

Gender, Sexuality and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities at Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

10TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 13, 2014

Travel in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Foster/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
anfostertamu.edu

What is "cultural work" is performed by Africa in the transatlantic/transnational literary imagination?

TRAVELLING CON/TEXTS: COSMOPOLITANISMS OLD & NEW, EAST & WEST, November 20-22, 2014, Seoul, South Korea

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
2014ellakconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals

TRAVELLING CON/TEXTS: COSMOPOLITANISMS
OLD & NEW, EAST & WEST
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
November 20-22, 2014, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Voice and Empowerment -- October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday October 24, 2014, and Saturday October 25, 2014

Theme: Voice and Empowerment

Saturday Luncheon Speaker: Fiction Writer Bonnie Jo Campbell

Networks of Modernism MSA 16 Pittsburgh Nov 6-9

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew N. Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

Networks of Modernism

Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film, November 7-9, 2014 (Abstract by June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Watson / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heather.oneal55@gmail.com

"Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film"

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature


full name / name of organization: 
The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

CFP: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and
the Will of Literature

John Jay College of Criminal Justice


[UPDATE *PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED*} NAVSA 2014 Victorian Classes and Classifications

full name / name of organization: 
North American Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
cpenhale@uwo.ca

Victorian Britain belonged to the classifying age. Imperial expansion and new techniques of observation and production confronted Britons with an expanding universe of natural and man-made phenomena.

Writing Anew: Critical, Cultural, and Canonical Innovations in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students of English Association
contact email: 
UNTcriticalvoices@gmail.com

Interpreting the act of writing as one of (re)invention and (re)constitution

Resisting Empire Through Humor - MLA 2015 (Vancouver) 8-11 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Bishop and Adele Holoch
contact email: 
katherine-bishop@uiowa.edu or aholoch@champlain.edu

“A joke is a very serious thing.” – Winston Churchill

2nd Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute,Grigol Robakidze University and University of the Azores
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

After the successful 1st Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum, EMF 2013 which gathered over 150 researchers from more than 40 countries worldwide the European Scientific Institute, ESI, Grigol Robakidze U

Teaching American Gun Cultures | MLA Special Session, Vancouver 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
rsimonse@uwo.ca

Today, Americans collectively own well over 200 million guns. And so it seems impossible to imagine the United States without the presence of guns. To own or not to own a firearm is a question that surely defines other crucial aspects of what it means to be American. This Special Session invites innovative approaches to teaching the representation of American gun cultures based on, but not limited to, geography, socio-economic status, race, gender, and sexuality.

[UPDATE] UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

University of British Columbia Okanagan IGS Graduate Studies Conference 2014 May 2 – 3, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons

MLA Committee for the Community College

full name / name of organization: 
Susannah Chewning
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The MLA Committee for the Community College is sponsoring two sessions for the MLA Convention in January of 2015 in Vancouver. Visit www.mla.org for more information about the convention.

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv. by 15 March 2014 to Karma Waltonen (kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu).

Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism, May 22-24, Proposal Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Women's and Gender Studies/Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Winnipeg
contact email: 
writingtransgenres@gmail.com

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

[UPDATE] Mirrored Subjectivities (4/18-19/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mirrored Subjectivities / University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

[UPDATE] Cultures of Commemoration: Contemporary Presentations of the Past, 11-12 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk

Cultures of Commemoration

International Conference hosted by
the Centre for Studies in Literature
University of Portsmouth, UK

11-12 July 2014

Call For Papers

6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 19-20, 2014, Natchitoches, Louisiana

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Rasmussen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 6th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 19-20, 2014 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

Conference Theme: South Carolina's Cultures and Languages: Identifying, Documenting and Interpreting

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE] Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora.

Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography (7/1/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

Call for Submissions: Issue of Biography on Online Auto/Biography

Call for Books Reviews - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (www.ethosreview.org) is looking for book reviews to include in the inaugural issue of our journal, which will be published in A

[UPDATE] - Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 26, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (5th Annual)

Theme: “Transatlantic Modernities”

Date: April 26, 2014

MLA 2015 Vancouver - Nabokov and History

full name / name of organization: 
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
zokuzmanovich@davidson.edu

Nabokov and History: Nabokov’s life and work as framed by histori

Cosmo-graphies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Falmouth University 24-25th July 2014. CFP deadline 25 April 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
cosmographies@falmouth.ac.uk

Cosmo-graphies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space
2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014

[UPDATE] Extended: The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 28–31 August 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

Call for Papers (Extended)
The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Keynote Address: Professor Henry Woudhuysen,
Lincoln College, University of Oxford

WSQ Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: CHILD Issue

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
wsqchildissue@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose

WSQ Special Issue, Spring 2015: CHILD

Guest Editors: Sarah Chinn and Anna Mae Duane

Xenophile calls for undergraduate/graduate comparative literature papers - deadline: March 15th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Xenophile
contact email: 
xeno@uga.edu

The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia is currently seeking submissions for its second issue of Xenophile, an up-and-coming comparative literature journal.

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