category: ethnicity and national identity

ACLA 2012: "Me, Myself, and I: The Self and the Social" (deadline: November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
info@acla.org

Seeking papers for ACLA's 2012 meeting in Providence, RI (March 29-April 1) that engage issues surrounding the crisis of the individual's relation to society.

Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

Plenary Speakers: Dr Sara Crangle, University of Sussex; Dr David James, University of Nottingham

Misfits, Outcasts, and Exiles: Reading the Margins (March 2-3, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Misfits, Outcasts and Exiles: Reading the Margins
6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
LSU Department of French Studies
March 2nd & 3rd, 2012

[UPDATE] Worlds Apart Science Fiction Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email: 
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

English Literature and Creative Writing Group, University of Hertfordshire, UK
contact email:
p.a.wheeler@herts.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers: Paul Magrs, Others TBA

Call for Papers

States of Emergency: New Iconographies and the Narratives of Catastrophe--ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young (Salem State University), Lisa Mulman (Salem State University)
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu OR lmulman@salemstate.edu<!--break-->

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

Visual Arts of the American West - Dec. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
victoria.grieve@usu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
http://www.swtxpca.org

Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (Nov. 1-Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Statement of Journal:

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012: Reading the Unsaid of Women Writing War

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
info@acla.org

"We might say that to speak the age, it would be enough for such a man to stammer-stutter; the age belongs to stammering, to stuttering. Or rather, stuttering is the only 'language' of the age."

Southern Literature CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline Jan 15]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2012 American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27 in San Francisco
Calls for Papers (2)
Deadline: January 15, 2012

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (Journal Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Representing the Body in Culture and Society

[UPDATE] Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2012, deadline 1st December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
contact email: 
proceedings@indigenousdevelopment2012.ac.nz

***Deadline December 1st***

Eudora Welty Society sessions - 2013 ALA , MAY 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

American Literature Association
May 24-27 2012
San Francisco, CA

Frontiers and Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

[UPDATED} Geographies of Desire: A Medieval and Early Modern Interdisciplinary Conference April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Field Committee of Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Department of English at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
fieldcommittee.umd@gmail.com

The University of Maryland, College Park -- April 27-28, 2012

5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium
University of Texas at San Antonio
Thursday, April 12, 2012
8:00AM – 5:00PM

African American Masculinities:

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

Rhetorics of the Non-State (ACLA Seminar, 3/29-4/1; due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Hunter Hargraves, hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

From the challenges of protection posed by the refugee to the Tea Party’s diagnosis of government as deeply pernicious to individual liberty, to collectivities that emerge through globalizing techno

Dynamic Inter-Linkage Transnational Synergy: Indian Diaspora Submission deadlines for abstracts: November 10th , 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SAP and GOPIO at Gujarat University
contact email: 
drneerjaarun@yahoo.com

The impact of Indian Diaspora has motivated its homeland to map its history and factors for migration.

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

3rd Biennial Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium, 5-7 July 2012, University of Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (OCICS) 2012
contact email: 
ocics@history.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (OCICS) is a biennial conference devoted to the interdisciplinary study of historical texts in the medieval and Early Modern periods.

Roundtable on American Regionalism and Modern Technology, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco
contact email: 
regionalismtechnology@gmail.com

The United States modernized unevenly.

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


Undergraduate Conference on English Language and Literatures March 24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
jkourtidis@stfrancis.edu

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces--Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference--Proposals due January 25

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of Massachusetts
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

Sentimental Geographies: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice. 24 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, PhD in French
contact email: 
gcfrenchconference@gmail.com

SENTIMENTAL GEOGRAPHIES: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping (20–21 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
20–21 April 2012

Racial Economics or the Economics of Race (Nov 15th/March 29-April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu and pbarbeit@risd.edu

“Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.” Angela Davis

[UPDATE] 20th Anniversary British Women Writers Conference (BWWC): June 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In 2012, the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) will commemorate its 20th anniversary in Boulder, Colorado, by focusing on the theme of “Landmarks.” 

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

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