category: ethnicity and national identity

Corsets and Clockworks: Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature and Culture/Deadline 16 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Cincinnati, OH, November 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Steampunk and Neo-Victorian Literature are widely read and written in contemporary popular culture.

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Call for Abstracts / Collection on Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Lightweis-Goff
contact email: 
jlightwe@tulane.edu

Urban Slavery: North, South, and Global South

Call for Submissions: Celebrity Culture in Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine York & Katja Lee
contact email: 
yorkl@cogeco.ca, leek66@mcmaster.ca

Wayne Gretzky. Celine Dion. Rick Mercer. David Suzuki. Pierre Trudeau.

Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology | Sep 14th 2012 | Deadline: Jul 20th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology, University of Durham
contact email: 
formsofinnovation@gmail.com


Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology will be a one-day symposium on the interrelation of literary forms and technologies.

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013

UPDATE: Bollywood and the Crises of Representation: Terrorism, Us, Them, and 9/11

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Cinema-Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

InVisible Culture Issue 19: Blind Spots (Spring 13)

full name / name of organization: 
InVisible Culture Electronic Journal of Visual Culture
contact email: 
ivc.rochester@gmail.com

Blind Spots

InVisible Culture, Issue 19

Negotiating Latinidades, Understanding Identities within Space

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA /Sponsored by Tufts University /March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

The negotiation of Latin@ identities within space—cities, universities, homes, exile, —requires an understanding of ethnicities, language(s), religion(s), social class, gender, as well as the psyc

Call for Proposals (Collection of Essays) The Writings of President Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
Henry Veggian and Richard Purcell/Rodopi Press, Dialogue Series
contact email: 
torino3@email.unc.edu; rpurcell@cmu.edu

Call For Papers

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

TABLETOP BOARD GAMES AND THE TELEVISUAL IMAGINATION (SCMS - Chicago, March 6 - 10, 2013) - submission deadline: July 25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

Tabletop Board Games and the Televisual Imagination

Call for Papers: SCMS 2013

Emerald Noir. On the trail of Irish crime fiction. 23-24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Studies Research Group (GREI) – University of Caen Basse-Normandie, FRANCE
contact email: 
alain.labau@unicaen.fr

Although crime fiction is often looked down upon as pure diversion if not dismissed as a mass product, it continues to attract an ever-growing readership.

2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE "THROUGH EMERALD GLASSES:” DE-NATURALIZING TRAVEL AND EXILE SINCE 1945

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Liviu Papadima / Univeristy of Bucharest
contact email: 
adrian.stoicescu@g.unibuc.ro

In the aftermath of World War II, the global configuration of societies underwent significant changes triggered by a complex mechanism of opening and closing: while the Western world

“Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative,” NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Meyers / NeMLA
contact email: 
jmeyers@uchicago.edu

Panel: “Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Conference on the Black Experience (COBE)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Sciences - Paine College
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or cobe@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE BLACK EXPERIENCE (COBE)
February 6 - 8, 2013
Paine College ~ Augusta, GA
School of Arts and Sciences
Contact email: cobe@paine.edu and ewilliams@paine.edu

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

Cultures of Exchange and Exchanges of Culture: 16th Annual WIP (Work-in-Progress) Conference. 24th-25th August, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland, Australia.
contact email: 
WIPCON2012@gmail.com

The 2012 Work in Progress (WIP) Conference aims to draw on criticism, comment, knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm about the highly multiple phenomenon of exchange in the humanities and the arts.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley
contact email: 
receptionofherodotus@yahoo.com

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

NeMLA: Eighteenth-Century Secularisms, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Eighteenth Century Secularisms

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Interviews with and Essays about Emerging Native/Indigenous Filmmakers

full name / name of organization: 
M. Elise Marubbio/ Augsburg College
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Extended Call for Interviews & Essays:

[UPDATE] The Politics of Memory, September 6 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science/University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

NEMLA 44th Annual Convention - "Early Black Feminist Ideology and the Development of a New Paradigm" (abstract due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University - Boston, MA
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

With the concepts of self-reliance, resistance against oppression, and self-definition central to the discussion, this panel seeks to explore the literary and cultural influences of early African Amer

Romantic Love in Latin American Popular Culture 01/07/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

The Journal of Popular Romance Studies is looking for essays, interviews, and pedagogical materials on romantic love in Latin American popular culture, for a special issue guest-edited by David Willia

Scenes of Objection: The Black Body in Performance (Deadline Sept. 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 44th Annual Convention - March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Philip Roth Society Panel for the JAHLit Symposium, Miami, Florida, November 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarPRS@gmail.com

The Philip Roth Society will sponsor a panel at this year's Jewish American & Holocaust Literature Symposium, held in South Beach, Florida on November 11-13, 2012.

Fighting Words: Aesthetic Protests in Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
azibrak@bu.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

The Edgar Allan Poe Review

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State University Press
contact email: 
bac7@psu.edu

Essays on Poe's work, life, and influence from all perspectives as well as original work influenced by Poe are welcome.

Transnational Cinemas - Special Issue on “Walls and fortresses"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
anafmendes@gmail.com

Transnational Cinemas, an Intellect journal, is accepting articles, interviews and visual essays for a special issue entitled “Walls and fortresses: borderscapes and archipelagos of exception in the

The Politics of Fantasy in XX-XXI Century Latin American/Peninsular Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association(SAMLA)
contact email: 
mcalatayud@northgeorgia.edu

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Inspired by Simon Ortiz’s “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism” and Jace Weaver, Craig Womack, and Robert Allen Warrior’s American Indian Literary Nationalism, this collection will be a site for emerging as well as well-known ethnic critics and theorists to illustrate where they see their respective fields heading and construct perspectives outside of western ideologies.

New Chester Himes Criticism-Proposals Due July 2nd.

full name / name of organization: 
Michael B. Gillespie and Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
gillespm@ohio.edu, holcomb@ohio.edu

NEW CHESTER HIMES CRITICISM
Eds. Michael B. Gillespie and Gary Holcomb

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