category: ethnicity and national identity

UPDATE: CFP Deadline Fast Approaching! Writing Democracy (March 9-11, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
shannon carter/ Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
shannon_carter@tamu-commerce.edu

Commerce, Texas
March 9-11, 2011

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
CFP: http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

Deadline 1/15, but open to brief extension if requested.

“500 Years Later: Reverberations of the Translatlantic Slave Trade”

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

There is little doubt that from its origins in the 16th century through its end in the 19th century the transatlantic slave trade dramatically shaped the trajectories of many millions of lives on at l

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Jan 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

"International Conference on Chinese Literature in Global Contexts" Beijing, April 28-30

full name / name of organization: 
Beijing Normal University, Oklahoma University, World Literature Today, and Chinese Literature Today
contact email: 
stalling@ou.edu

Beijing Normal University’s College of Chinese Language and Literature, the University of Oklahoma, and Chinese Literature Today (and its parent journal World Literature Today) are pleased to invite

The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Collins and Mary P. Caulfield. The School of Drama, Film and Music. The University of Dublin, Trinity College.
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Please see below our general call for papers for our symposium: The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline "Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd," IGA Conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2nd-5th August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Recent Gothic studies have increasingly looked into problems associated with the idea of delimitation, both in terms of material and media.

[UPDATE] Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities? 9 and 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE UK) Postgraduate Conference 2011
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (UK) www.asle.org.uk ) invites proposals for its Postgraduate Conference to be held from 9 to 10 September 2011 at the Centre for C

Alvarez Collection (Reminder of Upcoming Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

Black Americas Afro-Latin American literature, music and art between social denunciation & self representation (online:NOV2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Other Modernities (Altre Modernità) Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

n.6 – 11/2011

Black Americas
Afro-Latin American literature, music and art between social denunciation
and self representation

edited by Irina Bajini and Laura Scarabelli

Habermas & Literature (MLA, January 2012; 3/10 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Hengen
contact email: 
hengen@umn.edu

Since *The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere* Jürgen Habermas's philosophy has moved consistently away from literature and, perhaps accordingly, Habermas has moved to the margins of lite

"Upon A Precipice", April 16th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
jada.augustine@gmail.com

AGSE Call For Papers— Upon A Precipice

South Central Modern Language Association's 68th Annual Conference Hot Springs, Arkansas- October 27-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March 20, 2011
contact email: 
jjj9811@louisiana.edu

Call for Papers

South Central College English Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals by March 20, 2011.

Public Knowledge Journal Vol. 3, Issue 1 CFP - Media and Society [February 11, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Public Knowledge Journal
contact email: 
Ashley Patriarca (editor[at]pkjournal[dot]org)

Public Knowledge Journal seeks articles, book reviews, essays, interviews and multimedia submissions for Volume 3, Issue 1 on Media and Society.

Location, Reception and Identity: Welsh Women's Writing in English, 2000-Present Day. March 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Women, Writing and Literary Culture, Aberystwyth University and the Association of Welsh Writing in English
contact email: 
nla@aber.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Location, Reception and Identity: Welsh Women's Writing in English, 2000-Present Day

CFP: 'Cultural Translations' Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 15-16 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
culturaltranslations2011@um.edu.mt

The Department of English of the University of Malta,
with the participation and collaboration of the
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
and the

“The Power of Langston Hughes’s Poetry in the Modern World” (Nov.4-6,2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (Special Session at SAMLA Convention -Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers for a special session on “The Power of Langston Hughes’s Poetry in the Modern World.” We are seeking papers that examine Langston Hughes’s poems wit

Articles: MARGINALIA/MARGINALITY (Deadline May 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory & Culture
contact email: 
mhron@wlu.ca

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

3rd Media Fields Conference: Contested Territories

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Research Collective
contact email: 
ethantussey@gmail.com

Contested Territories

A conference of the Media Fields Research Collective and the Film and Media Studies Graduate Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara

[Update] The Crisis of the Confined Body: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 1/24/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
spp_conf@berkeley.edu

The Crisis of the Confined Body is a graduate student conference that will join five Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), fostering a comparative approach to studies o

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

CFP: _genre_: A Thematic Journal, vol. 31 - Visual Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Students of Comparative World Literature, Cal State Long Beach
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

genre, a journal published the Associated Students of Comparative World Literature at Cal State University Long Beach, is soliciting papers for its volume on "Visual Culture & Global Practices." We ar

Third International Maroon Conference. June 22-25 2011

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

Panel: Texts and Canons: New Literature in Colonial South Asia, BASAS, 11-13 April 2011, deadline 31st January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pritipuspa Mishra/ Texas A&M Univeristy & University of Southampton
contact email: 
priti.mishra@soton.ac.uk

BASAS 25 Conference, University of Southampton, 11-13 April 2011
Bodies of Power, Forms of Power: South Asia through History and Across
Disciplines

Panel: Texts and Canons: New Literature in Colonial South Asia, BASAS, 11-13 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pritipuspa Mishra/ Texas A&M Univeristy & University of Southampton
contact email: 
priti.mishra@soton.ac.uk

BASAS 25 Conference, University of Southampton, 11-13 April 2011
Bodies of Power, Forms of Power: South Asia through History and Across
Disciplines

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** Re-Production Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organisation, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Re-Production, March 4-5, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2011

Keynote: BRIGID DOHERTY, Princeton University

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

This conference aims to explore the interface between creative/critical forms of representation and the claim to material/ontological human and animal rights.

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Reconsidering John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

**Extended Deadline! Deadline is now January 25th!**

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature [March 30, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic, Tara Lee, Gisèle M. Baxter
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions
Please feel free to forward this to any organizations, individuals, or mailing lists that might be interested.

Cooper and His Contemporaries: 18th International James Fenimore Conference and Seminar, July 10-15, 2011 (deadline March 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, SUNY College at Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

We are seeking papers that consider Cooper and his relationships with those figures who inhabited his intellectual and cultural landscape.

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