category: ethnicity and national identity

Go Ahead and Laugh, You Know You Want to!

full name / name of organization: 
Anna W Mulamba
contact email: 
amulamba@gmu.edu

It was another, normal, winter day in the streets of Zaire. My mother was pregnant with me and my father wasn’t exactly a millionaire.

Go Ahead and Laugh, You Know You Want to!

full name / name of organization: 
Anna W Mulamba
contact email: 
amulamba@gmu.edu

This is a story that simply describes how laughing through pain gives you a much happier life than simply wallowing in it.

History and American Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
lina.geriguisatcgu.edu

History in the Hands of American Women Writers,
panel organized by Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers for

[UPDATE] Modernism and Jewishness, Modernist Studies Association,Oct. 6-9, 2011, University at Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
Beth C. Rosenberg
contact email: 
beth.rosenberg@unlv.edu

Jews and Jewishness in literature and other cultural texts (for example, political documents, polemical publications, medical research, and popular journalism) during the modernist period.

Stargate Collection, Proposals 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu OR dfarr77@gmail.com

Stargate, a sci-fi military adventure franchise, emerged in the mid-1990s and has spawned several television series, films, and a variety of books, video games, and comic book.

Submissions on International Comics Studies (covering all nationalities, topics, and genres)

full name / name of organization: 
First International Comics Conference at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a conference on Aug. 23-26, 2011
contact email: 
wdcsverg@usp.br

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Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories
Chair: Andres Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

Dalit and Disability

full name / name of organization: 
MJP Rohilkhand University
contact email: 
asha.choubey@yahoo.com

The editor of a collection on Dalit Literature seeks quality papers on
related themes e.g.,
Dalit and Disability
Dalit Identity
Dalit Consciousness
Dalit Autobiograhy
Dalit and Gandhi

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

Call for Papers

2011 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Claremont, California
November 5-6, 2011

Session Title:

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ISEEES, IES, UC-Berkeley
contact email: 
erosenblatt@berkeley.edu

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Call for Papers:*

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

University of California-Berkeley

November 10^th , 2011

In preparation for the inaugural Romani Studies Conference at the

Call for Papers: Indigenous Health

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Colonization and health have an intricate relationship for indigenous peoples.

[UPDATE] One Week Extended Deadline! Octopus Journal: Invisibility CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Octopus Journal, Visual Studies Dept. at University of California-Irvine
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

Octopus Journal (theoctopusjournal.org), an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed online journal published by the graduate students of the Ph.D.

Popular Culture: all topics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Northeast Popular Culture Association
(NEPCA)

ANNUAL MEETING
November 11 and 12, 2011
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

29-31 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
20th & 21st Century French & Francophone Studies International Colloquium
contact email: 
crossings@csulb.edu

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions

Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

1st Gloabl Conference: Space and Place

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Space and Place

Wednesday 14th September – Friday 16th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Undercurrents, Overtones: Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday, April 23rd 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egogsaconference@gmail.com

2011 GSA/EGO Graduate Conference
Call for Papers
“Undercurrents, Overtones”
April 23, 2011
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

[UPDATE] TERROR AND THE (POST)CINEMATIC SUBLIME, edited collection (April 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
cinematic.sublime@gmail.com

This is an updated and expanded version of our CFP with media examples. Our deadline remains the same: April 15, 2011.

VITALITY AND DYNAMISM: INTERSTITIAL DIALOGUES OF LANGUAGE, POLITICS, AND RELIGION IN MOROCCO’S LITERARY TRADITION

full name / name of organization: 
Moulay Youness Elbousty, Kirstin Ruth Bratt
contact email: 
yelbousty@emory.edu

This edited book of essays will explore Moroccan literatures from the inside out.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Visualising Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Re-visions: The journal of international postgraduate students' art & design research
contact email: 
Re-Visions.Journal@lboro.ac.uk

Re-visions: The journal of international postgraduate students' art & design research.

Issue 2: Visualising Identities

World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 30 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory
contact email: 
worldcinemanow@monash.edu

World Cinema Now

Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Second Biannual Conference

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 27–29, 2011

***NEW*** Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.

full name / name of organization: 
LASA 2012
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The 2012 LASA Congress will be dedicated to the bicentennial of national independence in most of the countries in Latin America.

Speech Disorders in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture [Deadline for Abstracts: May 1st 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Eagle / University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
c.eagle@uws.edu.au

I am soliciting previously unpublished articles or essays for an edited collection on the topic of representations of speech and language disorders in literature, film, and popular culture.

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter/University College Falmouth (UK)
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, Cornwall

Keynote Speaker: Professor Niyi Osundare (University of Ibadan/University of New Orleans)
Second keynote: TBA

Travelling Identities, Saturday 18th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College
contact email: 
bianca.leggett@gmail.com, alan.mcnee1@btinternet.com

The traveller is a liminal figure who, in transcending geographical boundaries, also challenges ideas of space and self.

CFP: 'Traveling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Many Cinemas - an e-Journal for non-western cinema studies
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de



'Traveling' in Asian, African and Latin American cinema

"Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" MLA Special Session:March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 Special Session
contact email: 
caderkso@ucalgary.ca

MLA 2012 Special Sesson:
Call for Papers- "Re-Fashioning the Poetics of 'Post': Contemporary Poetry and Feminisms" View at http://www.mla.org/cfp_browse
or http://www.mla.org/conv_papers

Call for papers: Time

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-careers scholars to submit academic papers and cr

MLA Special Session (Deadline March 15): Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Explores under-theorized interrelations between Jewish American literature and the Pacific Rim. Topics: West Coast writers, Jewish, and Asian-American experiences and identities.

The Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Arena Romanistica - Journal of Romance Studies
contact email: 
arenaromanistica@uib.no

Call for Papers

The Metropolis

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime" (special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Vol. 38 No. 1 (March 2012)
Submissions due August 15, 2011

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Psychopathology and Modernism (MLA 2012; Abstract Deadline 03/15/2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan / University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: The American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS
‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

Democracy and Difference: The US in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives. Trento, Italy, October 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Italian Association of North American Studies (AISNA)
contact email: 
aisna@lett.unitn.it

The focus is on two keywords of contemporary societies—democracy and difference—to consider topics that are central to American Studies, including race/ethnicity, sex/gender, nationality, religion

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