category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

American Self-Making

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Davis
contact email: 
Matthew.Davis@uwsp.edu

For a proposed special session at the 2012 MLA Convention in Seattle.

More Recent Morrison: Paradise, Love and A Mercy

full name / name of organization: 
Rachael Barnett
contact email: 
rbarnett@uwsp.edu

For a proposed special session at the 2012 MLA Annual Convention in Seattle, this panel explores the more recent work of Toni Morrison and seeks new thematic, historical, and critical approaches.

South Central Modern Language Association Women of Color Panel - March 28 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Panel Chair - Dr. Juluette Bartlett-Pack/DeVry University
contact email: 
jfbpack@yahoo.com

Multiple Streams of Inspiration.
This topic is a discussion of literature that demonstrates various elements of inspirations for women of color.

26th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: TRANSFORMATION / ADAPTATION, Nov. 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Blair / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
jblair@westga.edu

We welcome submissions in all areas of the Humanities, understood in the broadest sense, including Foreign Languages and Literatures, English, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Anthropology, Psychology,

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 3-16-11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Call for essays: The Centennial Reader (31 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University
contact email: 
inquiries@thecentennial.ca

We invite submissions for the second issue of The Centennial Reader. Essays can be on any topic of interest to an informed, Canadian audience.

(In)Visibility: Octopus Journal of Visual Studies CFP

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

Octopus Journal volume 5: Invisibility

Spring 2011

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism-SAMLA-Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA- South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism

Public Intellectuals and Media (MLA; 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA guaranteed session/Division on Nonfiction Prose
contact email: 
lurie@rice.edu & bjnorman@loyola.edu

How do media shape possibilities for public intellectualism in the age of the digital, the social network, the newspaper of record, the pamphlet, the broadside?

Cultures of Postnationalism.

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012
contact email: 
pgcaro@uoregon.edu

Special Session.

Cultures of Postnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
pgcaro@uoregon.edu

While national foundational romances and nationalist rhetoric are not over, a lasting legacy of postmodernity might be a widespread defiance of the grand-narratives of nation.

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. James Hewitson; Dr. Yvonne Elizabeth Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu; ypelleti@utk.edu

This proposed collection seeks essays addressing cosmopolitanism and the figure of the cosmopolitan in British and American literature from 1789 to 1914.

CFP - Fashion and Masquerade

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Laini Burton, Griffith University
contact email: 
l.burton@griffith.edu.au

Fashion and Masquerade

Deadline extended--Negotiations and Confession

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA, Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011
contact email: 
geastman@mscd.edu

This special session invites proposals for papers on the confessional mode in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film, and court proceedings. We define confession in its broadest sense:

The Sound of Silence

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

Call For Articles : RRCA n°3: "Post-racial" America?

full name / name of organization: 
RRCA Revue de Recherche en Civilisation Américaine / on-line journal of American Studies
contact email: 
rrca@revues.org

The historic election of Barack Obama for the presidency of the United States of America has been frequently presented, domestically and abroad, as the paradigmatic illustration of the integration of

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/MACA - October 14-16, 2011 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture.

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Reckson
contact email: 
lreckson@princeton.edu

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu (Baylor University)
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Edited Volume on the writings of William T. Vollmann

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Coffman & Daniel Lukes
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu; daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

William T. Vollmann has been publishing fiction, non-fiction and journalism since the late 1980s, acquiring a cult audience and sensationalist reputation in the process.

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Paper for a Special Session in 2012 MLA Convention,

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu , fbarin@ilstu.edu

Call for Paper for a Special session in 2012 MLA Convention:
Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Contemporary Fiction and Islam in the post-9/11 Era

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
(bhakman@ilstu.edu) , (fbarin@ilstu.edu)

Call for Paper for a special session in MLA 2012 Convention:

Contemporary Fiction and Islam in the post-9/11 Era

Rainbows of Artistry: Dancers, Divas, Actors and Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - Division of Humanities
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
“RAINBOWS OF ARTISTRY: DANCERS, DIVAS, ACTORS AND WRITERS”
PAINE COLLEGE
AUGUSTA, GA
NOVEMBER 9 – 11, 2011

Playing False: Representations of Betrayal (Oxford, September 16 - 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betiel Wasihun and Kristina Mendicino, Lincoln College, Oxford University
contact email: 
betiel.wasihun@lincoln.ox.ac.uk, kristina.mendicino@yale.edu

PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
Lincoln College, Oxford University, September 16 - 17, 2011

"Verrat und Argwohn lauschen in allen Ecken"
(Friedrich Schiller, "Wilhelm Tell" 1, 4)

LASA 2012 (San Francisco) "The Nature of Things: Material Culture in Latin America"

full name / name of organization: 
LASA
contact email: 
svnavar@emory.edu; gandolfi@princeton.edu

Material culture has played a central role in Latin American history and in the definition of national identities, especially when it has taken the form of objects and commodities.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 11/5-11/6 , 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference (November 5-6, 2011; Scripps College, Claremont, CA) seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural

Call for Chapters - “Re-Reading Appalachia: Literacies of Resistance” [May 26, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Donehower, UND, and Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, IPFW
contact email: 
kim.donehower@und.edu; webbsusa@gmail.com

We invite previously unpublished essays that challenge earlier work and claim new paradigms for discussing the literacy beliefs and practices of Appalachians.

Constructing Spaces in Literature, Linguistics and Culture - May 6-7th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
contact email: 
ucsbgradconference@yahoo.com

13th Annual Conference on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California Santa Barbara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnational- SAMLA- Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association- SAMLA
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism

The Fictions of Peace (Abstracts due March 25, 2011 // Session date: November 5-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
seaston@gustavus.edu

This panel seeks papers on works of cinematic and ancient or modern literary fiction that explore the challenges and possibilities of peace, the achievement of it, the quest for it, the anxieties of

The Crossdisciplinary Consortium -- April 22 & 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Crossdisciplinary Consortium Conference at CU Boulder
contact email: 
consortium@colorado.edu

The CROSSDISCIPLINARY CONSORTIUM is a conference hosted by a collaboration of University of Colorado at Boulder departments, programs, resident scholars, and student organizations.

Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre [at] montgomerycollege [dot] edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

[speakers update] Singapore - The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
NTU~Singapore
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

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