category: ethnicity and national identity

NEMLA 2011: New Media and the Asian Diaspora 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA @ New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
swankim@virginia.edu

This panel will examine representations of Asian American and Asian diasporic communities in new media such as blogs, internet forums, social network sites, video games, etc.

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

Comedy and Humor--San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
ll

We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture:

[UPDATE] Chicas, Nuhái, Batang babae: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature, NEMLA 4/7-10/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Baiada, Borough of Manhattan Community College
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Chicas, Nuhái, Batang babae: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] ‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

CFP DEADLINE: 1 OCTOBER 2010

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010.

Manifest Identity - UPDATE - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


"The China Issue" -- Call for Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Translations, Book Reviews, Photography & Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
editors@asiancha.com

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal http://asiancha.com is now accepting submissions for "The China Issue", an edition of the journal devoted exclusively to work from and about contemporary China.

Theory, Practice, Engagement [deadline 11/1/2010] (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

This approved panel for the American Comparative Literature Association's annual meeting (Vancouver, Canada, 31 March - 3 April 2010) seeks papers that address aspects of the long debate over literary

VIRTUAL HISTORIES 2/18/2011 (deadline 10/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
enderlej@english.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS | VIRTUAL HISTORIES
Graduate Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/ghf.shtml
Penn Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

_________________________________________

Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Words in Action February 19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford French Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
wordsinaction2011@gmail.com

WORDS IN ACTION
Oxford University French Postgraduate Conference Saturday February 19, 2011

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

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

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

The Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street. San Francisco CA

CFP 2011: CBL ~Contemporary Black Literature Call for Abstracts /Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Professor K. Zito Brown / International Research Confederacy on African Literature and Cuture
contact email: 
ircalc@gmail.com

The 2011 Textbook-Journal of Black Literature

CFP TRUE BLOOD (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO ser

The Dialectics of Orientalism in Early Modern Europe, 1492-1700

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois
contact email: 
earlymodernorientalism@illinois.edu

Urbana-Champaign, October 7-8, 2011

Paris in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu, vamsi.koneru@yale.edu

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

Call for Papers, Afro-Caribbean Literature at CEA 2011
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

CfP: Media, race, politics

full name / name of organization: 
PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
s.watson7@pgrad.unimelb.edu.au

CfP: Media, race, politics

PLATFORM: VOLUME 3 ISSUE 1 (MARCH 2011)

Last call for papers: Full papers due 11 October 2010

(6,000-8,000 words, including 200 word abstracts and six keywords)

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Call for Proposals: Native/Indigenous Studies Area. DEADLINE December 10, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
L.Rain.C.Gomez@ou.edu

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area.

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

[UPDATE] Global Magical Realisms and Speculative Fiction / NeMLA Conference, April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel is interested in expanding the range of cultural interpretations across the spectrum of magical realism and speculative fiction.

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

Geography/Topos/Literature ASLE 2011 (6/ 21-26) Bloomington, Indiana

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
irwinmj@wfu.edu

Geography/Topos/Literature

Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

[UPDATE] CFP: Velvet Light Trap Issue #68: Comedy and Humor (Deadline: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Comiskey / The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
acomiskey@wisc.edu

Comedy & Humor

Present Tense's Inaugural Issue Announcement

full name / name of organization: 
Present Tense Journal
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society is proud to announce its inaugural issue at http://www.presenttensejournal.org/.

Manifest Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Cormac McCarthy (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Panel(s) now forming on the work of Cormac McCarthy: novels, plays, screenplays:

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