category: ethnicity and national identity

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

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

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance--ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
lalivingston@byu.edu

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance

Standing at the Edges The Environmental Justice and Citizenship Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejc14@inter-disciplinary.net

Standing at the Edges
The Environmental Justice and Citizenship Project

Tuesday 28th July – Thursday 30th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Don DeLillo: The State of Fiction, 10 June 2015 (Deadline: 19 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
delilloconference@gmail.com

Wednesday 10 June 2015
University of Sussex
Keynote Speaker: John Duvall (Purdue University) [Provisional]

The Failed Individual - International Conference, University of Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, University of Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers.

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

Lynda Barry Anthology- January 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

REMINDER Barry anthology Jan 30 deadline.

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public (September 24-27, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap7.greenville@gmail.com

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public
September 24-27, 2015
Hosted by Clemson University at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC

Call for Papers

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions (15/10/2015-17/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)
contact email: 
rgdavis@unav.es

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions
October 15-17, 2015
Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)

Plenary Speakers:

Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
andrea.frankwitz@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

The Opposites of Modernism, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Baines, University of Evansville
contact email: 
rb211@evansville.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of revolution, this panel will consider one of the necessary preconditions for revolution: opposition.

4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

Biography and/as Experimental Fiction, 5 June

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
Julia.Lajta-Novak@sbg.ac.at

This one-day conference deals with intersections of biography and/as experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2015 Submission Deadline Extended to February 21st 2015!

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due EXTENDED: Saturday 21 February 2015

The New Williams: Special Issue CFP [FEB 1 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921), Spring and All (1923), and In the American Gr

Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations 4/24/15

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles.

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision of American Culture [UPDATE] - Submission Deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (www.h-e-r-a.org)
contact email: 
Dore' Ripley - dore.ripley@gmail.com

Spring 2016 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

CALL FOR PAPERS Written in the Water: The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature. Submit Article by: April 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Rivero, U. S. Coast Guard Academy; Jeanie Murphy, Goucher College
contact email: 
Elizabeth.G.Rivero@gmail.com; jeanie.murphy@goucher.edu

The image of the river in Latin/o American literature has been multiple and varied.

CfP: 5th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Barcelona, 27 – 28 March

full name / name of organization: 
Ciucurescu Cristina/ Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The 5th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

27 – 28 March 2015, Barcelona, Spain

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
THE
“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

THE DEPARTMENT OF “LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” OF

[UPDATE] "Richard III: Histories--Transformations--Afterlives" -- Deadline extended to January 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

Venue: De Montfort University, Leicester

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

full name / name of organization: 
Pôle Irlande, Institut du Monde Anglophone, Université Paris 3
contact email: 
currentsconference@gmail.com

Currents
‘Still waters running deep
Along the embankment walk’
(Seamus Heaney)

Call for Papers: Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

A War of No Common Description: The Transnational Reception of Waterloo in the 19th Century (18-19 June 2015; deadline 20 March)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Campus Brussels (Belgium)
contact email: 
tom.toremans@arts.kuleuven.be

On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, the Centre for Reception Studies (http://www.receptionstudies.be) of

Adoption Studies -- MLA Convention 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its session at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

Subversive Lehigh Valley Journal-- Call for Papers

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

Lehigh Valley Vanguard is seeking submissions of critical prose which showcase community-oriented and/or activist work that provides social commentary on diverse dimensions of human suffering, such as

CfP: Global History Student Conference April 24-25 in Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Holm
contact email: 
globalhistorystudentconference@gmail.com

Good day!

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

Call for Papers for volume 8, n° 2(16)/ 2015 ESSACHESS /The alimentary and gustative imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Essachess - Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
essachess@mail.com

The alimentary and gustative imaginary

Space and Spatiality

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Blackstock/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: RMMLA October 2015. Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces.

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Through the Looking Glass: Literatures Uniting Regions and Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Region, Nation, and Literature Association
contact email: 
kszatek@gmail.com

The Region, Nation, and Literature Association (RNLA)

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

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

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

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

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