category: ethnicity and national identity

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
contact email: 
tamara.besednjak@fuds.si

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009

Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

"The Vulgar and the Proper: Victorian Manners and Mores" October 13-15, 2011, Houston, Tx

full name / name of organization: 
VISAWUS: Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
Laurel.Williamson@sjcd.edu

The 16th annual conference focuses on Victorian obsessions with vulgarity and propriety.

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Beardsworth and Marc Thackray
contact email: 
adam.beardsworth@algomau.ca; thackray@swgc.ca

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

The Future of Literary Studies, 1500-1800 (March 11-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE December 12, 2010

9-11 Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews of works related to 9-11.

CFP Panel "Narrative Horizons" at RMMLA (Scottsdale) October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heidi_Bostic@baylor.edu

Special session at October 6-8, 2011 RMMLA in Scottsdale, AZ on "Narrative Horizons: Emerging Trends in the Study of Narrative." The session could include a broad range of topics, from life-writing to

Rhetoric and Writing across Language Boundaries: Sunday, July 10–Tuesday, July 12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
22nd Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
rhetoric2011@outreach.psu.edu

22nd Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Writing across Language Boundaries
Sunday, July 10–Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The Nittany Lion Inn

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

[UPDATE] Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (Summer 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Review of English
contact email: 
takoh@ntu.edu.sg

Call For Papers: Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (Summer 2011)
Theme: Re-Framing Contemporary Malaysian and Singaporean Literature

Beyond Margins and Centers, April 8 and April 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
MUGradConference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
BEYOND MARGINS AND CENTERS
April 8 and April 9, 2011
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

Literature of Global Migrations

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wrede@dixie.edu

Seeking papers for a panel at the RMMLA conference in Scottsdale, AZ, in October 2011.

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

Alien Nation: A Conference on British Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Television

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University (UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2011

UPDATE Call for Submissions New Deadline 01/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies
contact email: 
mintvart@nmu.edu

NEW DEADLINE JANUARY 30, 2011

Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

CPF: MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM, LITERATURE AND POLITICS PCA/ACA SPECIAL SESSION, 12/15; SAN ANTONIO, TX, 4/20/-4/24 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY 12/15; PCA/ACA 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

LITERATURE AND POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOC. (PCA/ACA sub: 12/15), 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA), SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Global English: A special issue (deadline 9/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
the minnesota review
contact email: 
editors@theminnesotareview.org

the minnesota review, a journal of literature and cultural politics, invites submissions for a “Global English” special focus section in an upcoming issue.

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

2011 ACIS South proposals due Jan 12

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
irish@georgiasouthern.edu

Please see the attached website for details on the 2011 southern regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies. Proposals are due January 12, 2011.

CFP: Genealogies (due 11/19/10; 3/3-5/11

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 3-5, 2011

Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

Mike Leigh anthology - "The Fickle Finger of Fate" - (final submissions due 8/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
cardinale.powell@gmail.com and captainblackadder@hotmail.com

Subject: This edited collection seeks to publish recent scholarship that examines various aspects of Mike Leigh’s life and career as a writer-director by scholars from a variety of disciplines emplo

UPDATE (extended deadline): Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times
March 18-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens (Nov 4-5, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
icwang@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Diana Gumbar

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

Cross-Culture Literatures and Languages

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