category: ethnicity and national identity

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in Contemporary American Literature and Culture, June 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Leipzig and the Chair of North American Literature at TU Dresden
contact email: 
mail@selbst-bewusste-erzaehlungen.de

The Poetics of Politics: Textuality and Social Relevance in
Contemporary American Literature and Culture

Leipzig University, June 20-22, 2013

Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Eleven, Issue 1/ Spring 2013)
contact email: 
meghan.punschke12@stjohns.edu
  • “Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear

    The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

    ACLA 2013: Postcolonial Mediterranean Subjectivity, April 4-7

    full name / name of organization: 
    Maria Hadjipolycarpou
    contact email: 
    hadjipol@umich.edu

    Dear colleagues,

    I am writing to solicit applications for the 2013 conference of the
    American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), which will take place

    The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of St. Francis English Department
    contact email: 
    ell@stfrancis.edu

    The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

    CFP-The Sixties--PCA/ACA National Conference-Nov. 30 Deadline

    full name / name of organization: 
    Deborah Carmichael, Area Chair
    contact email: 
    carmic28@msu.edu

    CFP: The Sixties: The culture, the movements, and the Summer of Love

    The PCA/ACA National Conference will be held March 27-30, 2013 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington, D.C.

    The Bahamas at 40: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future

    full name / name of organization: 
    The College of The Bahamas
    contact email: 
    soscience@cob.edu.bs

    The Bahamas at 40: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future
    THE COLLEGE OF THE BAHAMAS
    Nassau, The Bahamas
    June 12th-14th, 2013
    CALL FOR PAPERS

    @Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

    full name / name of organization: 
    CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
    contact email: 
    chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

    [UPDATE] disClosure Journal: Security

    full name / name of organization: 
    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
    contact email: 
    disclosurejournal@gmail.com

    disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory • Issue 22: Security

    SUBMISSION DEADLINE: November 16th, 2012

    Across the Shadow Lines: Diasporas in the Age of Transnationalism (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13; deadline, 11/1/12)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sheshalatha Reddy (Howard University); Parama Sarkar (University of Toledo)
    contact email: 
    Please submit proposals for this seminar through the ACLA website: http://acla.org/submit/index.php.

    As the movement of peoples across state borders, diasporas are both literal and imaginative insofar as they entail the concomitant crossing of cultural forms.

    CFP: At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    At the Edge: New Americanist Pedagogy
    contact email: 
    attheedge.umb@gmail.com

    We seek submissions for a new digital project that focuses on innovative teaching in American literary and cultural studies.

    CFP Archiving Activism

    full name / name of organization: 
    Special Edition of Archival Science
    contact email: 
    benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu

    CFP
    Special Edition, Archival Science: Archiving Activism
    Editors: Ben Alexander and Andrew Flinn

    CFP---Beyond Tattoos & Scars: Breaking the Stereotypes of Tattoos within Latino Representations on Stage

    full name / name of organization: 
    Submitting Panel for the 37th Comparative Drama Conference; Text & Presentation in Baltimore
    contact email: 
    dsicre@bmcc.cuny.edu

    CFP; For the 37th Comparative Drama Conference; Text & Presentation (April 4-6, 2013 in Baltimore)

    We invite proposals of individual papers to submit for a panel at the conference.

    Mapping Animality II: Considerations of Animal and Human Space (ACLA Annual Meeting, Toronto, April 4-7 2013)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sundhya Walther/Sarah Henderson, University of Toronto
    contact email: 
    sundhya.walther@utoronto.ca

    For full information: http://www.acla.org/acla2013/mapping-animality-ii-considerations-of-anim...

    Rollins Documentary Film Contest

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
    contact email: 
    dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

    Announcing the 2013 Rollins Documentary Film Contest for the Popular and American Culture Associations.

    [UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association
    contact email: 
    drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

    The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

    Panel/Roundtable on Teaching Latina/o Literature, 10/25/12 (for Haciendo Caminos conference, NYC, March 7-9, 2013)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jane Hseu, Assistant Professor of English, Dominican University (River Forest, IL)
    contact email: 
    jhseu@dom.edu

    Seeking participants for a panel/roundtable on teaching Latina/o literature for the 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference: Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S.

    CFP (ALA 2013): Melville's Bibles Beyond Moby-Dick

    full name / name of organization: 
    Zach Hutchins / Herman Melville Society
    contact email: 
    hutchinz@byu.edu

    [UPDATE] CFP Alternative Modernisms - Deadline 31 October

    full name / name of organization: 
    Emma West, Cardiff University
    contact email: 
    modernisms@cardiff.ac.uk

    The Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory and English Literature, Cardiff University, present

    Alternative Modernisms: An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

    UPDATE: 1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    br1@inter-disciplinary.net

    1st Global Conference
    The Boundaries of Reproduction

    Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    Terror Feminista/Femenina? MLA 2014

    full name / name of organization: 
    Feministas Unidas
    contact email: 
    mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

    From the Conquest narratives of the New World and Spanish Inquisition testimonies to the ravages of the Spanish Civil War, ETA and, more recently, the March 3rd, 2004 train bombings in Madrid, Spain h

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora
    Keynote: Alondra Nelson, Columbia University
    The African-American Studies Collective
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    February 8-9, 2013

    4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
    contact email: 
    pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

    4th Global Conference
    Making Sense of: Pain

    Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
    Prague, Czech Republic

    Call for Presentations:

    [UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Utah Department of English
    contact email: 
    ryan.siemers@utah.edu


    University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
    University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

    Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
    Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

    New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity

    full name / name of organization: 
    Irene Morra
    contact email: 
    newelizabethanconference@hotmail.com

    New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity
    13-15 June 2013

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    [Update] Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora, Feburary 8-9, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    The African-American Studies Collective
    contact email: 
    alienbodies@gmail.com

    Was it why I sometimes felt as weary of America as if I too had landed in what was now South Carolina in 1526 or in Jamestown in 1619? Was it the tug of all the lost mothers and orphaned children?

    Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities [February 15-17, 2013]

    full name / name of organization: 
    McGill University English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    labyrinths2013@gmail.com

    From ancient Greek mythology to cubism, jazz music, and the contemporary puzzle film, labyrinths serve as images for exploring intellectual, affective, and material complexity.

    [UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

    full name / name of organization: 
    Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
    contact email: 
    curleys@tamug.edu

    (anti) Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

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

    With traditionalists hearkening for a return to founding principles while protestors of various stripes look forward to dismantling the very notion of norms themselves, questions about the foundations

    Exploring Civil Society through the Writings of Dr. Seuss™

    full name / name of organization: 
    New York Law School Law Review
    contact email: 
    kaitlin.jaxheimer@law.nyls.edu

    The New York Law School Law Review is pleased to announce a call for papers to be published in a unique forthcoming issue in connection with our upcoming March 1, 2013 symposium—Exploring Civil Soci

    Writing into Art 18/19 June, 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    David Kinloch / University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
    contact email: 
    kinloch.david1@gmail.com

    CALL FOR PAPERS

    NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 6.2

    full name / name of organization: 
    chris vanderwees / carleton university
    contact email: 
    chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

    NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

    Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics: The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Department of Comparative Literature at Binghamton University
    contact email: 
    thefutureuniversity@gmail.com

    The Sixth Annual Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
    Binghamton University (SUNY)
    Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
    The Production of Knowledge and the Future of the University

    [UPDATE] The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference (UK) /Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations/ 6/27 - 6/30 2013

    full name / name of organization: 
    Symbiosis / Brunel University (UK)
    contact email: 
    philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

    PLEASE NOTE THE AMENDED DATES & ADDITIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ADDED!

    The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference:
    Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

    2013 Conference on Global Modernities (May 3-4), Abstracts due 1/31/13

    full name / name of organization: 
    California State University, Los Angeles
    contact email: 
    rcantu@calstatela.edu

    The organizers of this conference propose to continue the dialogue and productive exchange that took place at Cal State L.A.

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