category: ethnicity and national identity

Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue: Modernist Life Narratives—Bildungsroman, Biography, Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Modernist Life Narratives—Bildungsroman, Biography, Autobiography

Guest Editor: John Paul Riquelme
Deadline for Submissions: September 1, 2012

Peace and Nuclear-Non Proliferation February 15-17, 2013 Guilford College

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Abstracts Due: November 15, 2012
Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

[UPDATED] CFP New Wave Iranian Cinema, 31st July

full name / name of organization: 
Persian Film Festival and Sydney Society for Literature and Aesthetics
contact email: 
contribute@persianfilmfestival.com

Iranian New Wave Cinema – Call for papers

Call for Chapter Proposals: Reimagining School Reform and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Sense Publishers
contact email: 
reimaginingschoolreform@gmail.com

Matthew Lynch and Sense Publishers are proud to issue a Call for Chapter Proposals for a forthcoming edited book entitled Reimagining School Reform and Innovation.

Devils and Dolls: Dichotomous Depictions of 'The Child' (27th March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Baker / University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

 

[UPDATE] The Asian Conference on Education 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
ace@iafor.org

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Literary Texts: The Power and the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
CIRLEP / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne
contact email: 
dthomieres@wanadoo.fr

CFP: Popular Culture and World Politics v. 5.0 (8/15; 9/11-11/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
PCWP@hws.edu

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

2nd CFP: Authority and Wisdom, DUCIS, Dalarna, Sweden, 12-14 Dec 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biannual Conference of the Nordic Irish Studies Network (NISN)
contact email: 
ign@du.se

The thematic focus of this interdisciplinary conference relates principally to the concepts of authority and wisdom as they apply, and have applied, to the Irish nation in times of change.

Medieval Studies Journal Call for Papers: General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Volume 8, number 1 (2012)

Call for Papers: General Issue
SUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012

[UPDATE] Alternative Asian Americas (Nov. 9-11, 2012): NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ssastry@barnard.edu

We invite papers that begin to map an “Asian American South,” a term that this panel construes broadly. In what ways do Asian American cultural productions engage with the South?

L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory (collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Lefebvre
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

The University of Toronto Press has expressed interest in publishing a collection of essays entitled L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory

4th annual Louisiana Studies Conference (Sept. 21-22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Louisiana Folklife Center
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

E. M. Forster's Maurice (St Andrews, UK, 24-25 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
tt88@st-andrews.ac.uk

A conference marking the centenary of Forster's writing of the novel

Leiden University Graduate Conference "Death: the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life", 24-25 January, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2013@gmail.com

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history,
politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the

[UPDATE] Second Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, University of Arizona
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Building on the success of the inaugural Hidden Cinema Symposium in 2011, we seek to explore further how amateur, scientific, educational, and independent filmmakers around the world have captured the

UPDATE: Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemp. Turkish Literature/Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Northern Michigan University
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu

Call for Papers (New Deadline: 1 Nov. 2012)

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

Conference on the Harlem Renaissance 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE

November 7 – 9, 2012

Paine College ~ Augusta, GA

“The Harlem Community: Contemporary and Historical Enclave of Creativity”

[update] -- Call for Papers for the volume "A Mediterranean Manifesto" on Modernism in the Mediterranean

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Goldwyn, Uppsala Unviersity; Renee M. Silverman, Florida International University
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@lingfil.uu.se

Call for papers for a volume on Modernism in the Mediterranean

Title: A Mediterranean Manifesto: Cultural Exchange and the Formation of a Modernist Aesthetic in the Mediterranean Basin

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?July15/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Deadline Extended

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[REMINDER] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference
Stony Brook Manhattan
October 13th, 2012

Keynote Lecture to be delivered by:
Una Chaudhuri

“Global Lives”

CFP NEMLA 2013 (March 21-24) - The Western Fascination with Cannibalism

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Daniele, Brown University
contact email: 
elena_daniele@brown.edu

CFP

THE WESTERN FASCINATION WITH CANNIBALISM

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Ireland and Scotland : Conflicts and Cross Currents 9-11 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland/North East Irish Culture Network
contact email: 
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Following the success of the previous nine international Irish Studies conferences, this year the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conferenc

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Critical disability studies in Latin American literature and film, abstracts September 15, 2012, papers February 28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Antebi and Beth Jörgensen
contact email: 
susan.antebi@utoronto.ca or beth.jorgensen@rochester.edu

Call for Papers: Edited Volume

Libre acceso: Critical disability studies in Latin American literature and film

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

39th Annual African Literature Association conference--"Literature, Liberation, and the Law"--March 20-24, 2013, Charleston, SC

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Lewis/ College of Charleston
contact email: 
lewiss@cofc.edu

Literature, Liberation, and the Law
The 39th annual conference of the African Literature Association (ALA)
Charleston, South Carolina, March 20-24, 2013

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

LAST CALL - World Picture Journal Annual Conference 2012 - ACTION - Brighton, UK

full name / name of organization: 
worldpicturejournal.com
contact email: 
worldpicturejournal@gmail.com

World Picture Conference
University of Sussex
Brighton, UK
2-3 November 2012

Theme: 'Action'

Keynote speakers:
Felix Ensslin, Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Stuttgart

Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum - Food and masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
Meredith Nash, University of Tasmania
contact email: 
meredith.nash{at}utas.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue - Women’s Studies International Forum

[UPDATE] Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement Book Series: Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch/Langston University
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Matthew Lynch and Rowman and Littlefield are proud to announce the creation of a new book series entitled Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement.

Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement Book Series: Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch/Langston University
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Matthew Lynch and Rowman and Littlefield are proud to announce the creation of a new book series entitled Studies in Anti-Intellectualism and Academic Disengagement.

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