category: ethnicity and national identity

CFP Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess - Brunel University
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Locating George Herbert: Family, Place, Traditions--Wales--Oct. 13-16, 2011 (New Deadline April 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Herbert Society
contact email: 
helen.wilcox@bangor.ac.uk, HERBCONF@UNCG.EDU

The George Herbert Society announces its next international, interdisciplinary conference, which will seek to locate Herbert’s Welsh origins and earliest influences.

cfp Scritture migranti n.5/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali - Dept. of Italian, University of Bologna
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

CALL FOR PAPERS N.5/2011

Law and Corporeality in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012
contact email: 
april.miller@unco.edu

accepting paper proposals for a panel at the 127th MLA Annual Convention in Seattle (5–8 January 2012).

The Olive Oil Culture in the Mediterranean, November 10-11, Toronto, ON, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies
contact email: 
domenico.pietropaolo@utoronto.ca

The purpose of this conference is to bring together a group of scholars interested in examining the role of the olive tree and olive oil in the history of the Mediterranean, from antiquity to the pres

Essay Collection: Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón
contact email: 
mexicanhorrorfilms@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Mexican Horror Films: Studies in the Horror Film
Due: July 4, 2011
Edited by Dr. Gerardo Tonatiuh Cummings Rendón

Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu & aviva.dove-viebahn@unco.edu

In recent years, the musical genre has seen a revival on American screens, with television shows like GLEE (2009-present) and AMERICAN IDOL (2002-present) and a litany of cinematic adaptations from CH

CFP: 2nd Annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
p.t.hershberger@iup.edu

We are excited to invite you to join a multi-disciplinary dialogue on gender and sexuality.

Exploring the Global Caribbean through Literary and Theoretical Texts Conference, 5-7 July 2012, Kingsville, Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University-Kingsville
contact email: 
Susan Roberson kfslr00@tamuk.edu

Keynote Speaker:
Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Columbia University

Call for papers:

Generations. Themed Issue.

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
www.linq.org.au

Society is in the balance a significant generational flux.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

(Dis)locating
 Queer: 
Race, 
Region, 
and
 Sexual
 Diasporas
 May
 5‐7, 
2011


full name / name of organization: 
A
 Graduate 
Conference 
at 
the 
University 
of 
Illinois, 
Urbana‐Champaign

contact email: 
dislocatingqueer@gmail.com



 
(Dis)locating
 Queer: 
Race, 
Region, 
and 
Sexual 
Diasporas


A 
Graduate 
Conference 
at 
the 
University 
of 
Illinois, 
Urbana‐Champaign


Transgressions

full name / name of organization: 
Steen Christiansen
contact email: 
steen@cgs.aau.dk

As the boundaries between cultures and cultural practices become increasingly more permeable, the need to study, explain and analyze such phenomena only becomes greater.

“Subversive Texts/ Radical Readings” graduate student conference May 6-7th, 2011, proposals due March 13th

full name / name of organization: 
Hunter College Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

If every text is a product of an established tradition, written in a preexisting language, how does a text become subversive? Does subversion lie in the speaker's voice and his or her intent?

[UPDATE]: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanis

UPDATE -- Originations: Dangers and Desires [MLA 2012] -- Proposals due March 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association, Jan 5-8, 2012, Seattle, WA
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee [ryung001@ucr.edu]

This session welcomes papers concerning representations and intimations of nostalgic utopias, formative memory, and mother tongues, in order to discuss the dangerous necessities inherent in desiring o

Asian American Literature (PAMLA 2011) -- Proposals Due March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association 2011
contact email: 
Regina Yung Lee (ryung001@ucr.edu)

The session on Asian American Literature(s) is accepting paper proposals for PAMLA 2011, 5-6 Nov. 2011 at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. This session welcomes papers from across the disciplines.

MPCA/ MACA- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne,canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference - "Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights"

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
contact email: 
eaclals.pg.conference@gmail.com

Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights

EACLALS Postgraduate Conference
Institute of English Studies, University of London

26-27 August 2011

Keynote Speaker

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities, University of Warwick, UK, 28-29 May, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities
contact email: 
warwickcolour@gmail.com

The first event organised by the University of Warwick's HRC ‘Postgraduate Scholars Program’ is as follows:

Kaleidoscope: New perspectives on the humanities

New Temporalities of Old Age, MLA 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port and Erin Lamb / MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; lambeg@hiram.edu

This guaranteed session sponsored by the MLA Age Studies Discussion Group investigates narratives of aging in the light of recent and emerging theories of temporality.

Call for Chapters - “The Intersectional Internet: Race, Gender, and Culture Online” [March 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Andre Brock (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
andre-brock@uiowa.edu

Technology as Culture: Media, Machines, and Ideology

20th Century Caribbean Radicalism, MLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laurie Lambert
contact email: 
laurie.lambert@nyu.edu

Perspectives on intellectual and literary contributions to revolutionary movements; analysis of radical traditions including those with links to diaspora and global south.

Call for Chapters - “The Intersectional Internet: Race, Gender, and Culture Online” [March 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Andre Brock (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
andre-brock@uiowa.edu

Technology as Culture: Media, Machines, and Ideology

Society for Utopian Studies 36th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
sfritzsc@iwu.edu

THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES - 36th Annual Meeting

Archiving Utopia – Utopia as Archive

The Nittany Lion Inn on the Penn State Campus
State College, Pennsylvania
October 20-23, 2011

Third International Maroon Conference. June 22-25 2011: UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Third International Maroon Conference," The Return."
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu

This multidisciplinary conference seeks papers and panels that explore representation of Maroon culture in history, literature, art, music, political theory, cultural studies, film, linguistics, and t

[UPDATE] Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Lit Discussion Group/Assoc for Computers and the Humanities
contact email: 
vjbrewton@una.edu

[UPDATE] Call for Papers
MLA 2012: Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Digital South, Digital Futures

[Update] Singapore - The Contemporary - June 24th-26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, 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

CFP Race and Metaphor, MLA Special Session (January 5-8, 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

As Toni Morrison observes in Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1993), "Race has become metaphorical—a way of referring to and disguising forces, events, classes, and expre

Call For Papers—Native American Literature (RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, Scottsdale, AZ.

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Stratton, University of Denver
contact email: 
bstratt4@du.edu

In the first decade of the 21st century, readers of Native American literature have witnessed the emergence of a dynamic new generation of writers.

Poetry as a Constructive Force in Multi-Ethnic American Literatures (SAMLA MELUS session November 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda M. Lawrence/Young Harris College
contact email: 
alawrence@yhc.edu

In keeping with the 2011 SAMLA convention theme, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining poetry as a constructive force in multi-ethnic literatures of the

Poetry as a Constructive Force in Multi-Ethnic American Literatures (SAMLA MELUS session November 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda M. Lawrence/Young Harris College
contact email: 
alawrence@yhc.edu

In keeping with the 2011 SAMLA convention theme, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining poetry as a constructive force in multi-ethnic literatures of the

Asian/Jewish/American (MLA 3/15/11; 1/5-8/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Seeking comparative studies of Jewish and Asian American literature for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2012 in Seattle.

Multiple Childhoods Graduate Student Forum

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Cox/Rutgers University
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies. May 19-21, Philadelphia.

Graduate Student Forum: Charting the Course

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