category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

[UPDATE] REMINDER - The Other French Cinema(s) of the 1930s - Conference Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

Global Conference on Sex and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Please visit http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com for more information.
Click on the Current Call for Papers link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

Global Conference on Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Visit our site for more details: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Use the "Call for Papers" link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

[UPDATE] SPECIAL ISSUE OF LITERATURE COMPASS ON THE GLOBAL MIDDLE AGES

full name / name of organization: 
Literature Compass
contact email: 
heng@mail.utexas.edu, lynn.ramey@vanderbilt.edu

Literature Compass invites contributions for a special issue of the Global Circulation Project, edited by Geraldine Heng and Lynn Ramey, on the Global Middle Ages.

{UPDATE} The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes 4/6-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Special Session: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

Game Studies Area: : 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
digitalgames.pcaaca@gmail.com

The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meetin

cfp: Human Rights and Literature: Representing the Struggle (11/1/10, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

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

[UPDATE] “Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country”

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

Call for papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4 Number 3
Spring 2011 (June 2011)
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010

Faulkner's Narrator's - SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

The ambiguity behind Faulkner’s narrators can be astounding and confusing – and wonderfully ripe for analysis.

"9/11/2011" Abstract deadline: November 30, 2010 Paper Submission deadline: May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Other Modernities, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

9/11/2011
Guest Editors Emanuele Monegato and Cinzia Scarpino

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri (April 7 & 8, 2011 )

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
nigrok@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Gender Studies Program at The University of Missouri--St. Louis

[UPDATE] The King James Bible and Postcolonial Literatures in English (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State Department of English
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

Regional Literary Cultures: Modernism and After, One-day Postgraduate Conference, University of Nottingham 14-15 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Regional Literature and Culture, University of Nottingham
contact email: 
neal.alexander@nottingham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: One-day Postgraduate Conference
Regional Literary Cultures: Modernism and After
University of Nottingham, 14-15 April 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

UPDATE--Second Call Personal and Social Myth-making in the Work of Margaret Atwood

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Mary.lannon@ncc.edu

Wallace Stevens and Community (deadline 9/27/10; Louisville, 2/24/11-2/26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
aboyagoda@hotmail.com

The Wallace Stevens Society invites abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 24

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, Janna Jones, Mark Neumann/Hidden Cinema Symposium
contact email: 
submit@hiddencinema.org

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico
February 26th, 2011
University of Arizona
Center for Creative Photography

Identité nationale dans le roman francophone contemporain

full name / name of organization: 
Nadra HEBOUCHE - NeMLA 2011
contact email: 
hebouche@buffalo.edu

NEMLA 2011
42nd Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Held in New Brunswick, New Jersey – April 7-10, 2011
Date limite: 30 septembre 2010

Call for papers:

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[Update] Kalamazoo CFP: "The Aristocracy and the Medieval Hunt" (9/15/10; 5/12/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Seigneurie: Group for the Study of the Nobility, Lordship, and Chivalry
contact email: 
judkins.7@osu.edu

CFP: "The Aristocracy and the Medieval Hunt"

Sponsored by Seigneurie: Group for the Study of Nobility, Lordship, and Chivalry

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 12-15, 2011

3rd International Doris Lessing Society Conference (May 14, 2010 - May 16, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya Krouse / Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
lessingconference@nku.edu

The Third International Conference on Doris Lessing
Conference Theme: Doris Lessing: Freedom
Dates: May 14, 2010 – May 16, 2010
Location: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

[UPDATE] Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

April 7-10, 2011

This panel seeks papers that address hybridity from colonial, postcolonial and global perspectives. Proposals should critically examine postcolonial discourse on hybridity and offer new theoretical and empirical perspectives on the problematic relation of postcolonial studies to globalization. Papers that question the role of hybridity-discourse as a counter hegemonic agency are particularly welcome. Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to Amar Acheraiou at acherayou@sympatico.ca by September 30, 2010.

Association of Jewish Libraries June 19-22 2011 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Jewish Libraries
contact email: 
ajlconvention@gmail.com

Association of Jewish Libraries
Call for Papers 2011

Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

Original Poems, maximum five, ranging between 25 to 40 lines, from poets across the globe, are invited for an Anthology of Poems to be published by a Literary Foundation from India.

On Diaspora Writing; Journal and Anthology of Essays; 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India.

(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film (March 18-19, 2011/deadline: November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
German Graduate Student Association, Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
vu.ggsa.grad.conference@gmail.com

(Trans)literation: Exploring Borders and Boundaries through Literature and Film

Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, Vanderbilt University
Graduate Conference
March 18-19, 2011

CFP: New Essays on the Work of EDWARD P. JONES. Nov. 1, 2010 (abstracts, early submissions); March 20, 2011 (completed articles)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Wood / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
epjessays@gmail.com

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Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.

Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to epjessays@gmail.com.

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Aesthetics and Politics of Literary Multilingualism at NeMLA Convention, April 7-10, 2011 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick,

full name / name of organization: 
Paola Gambarota
contact email: 
gambarot@rci.rutgers.edu

Literary multilingualism has an ancient and continuous history and yet scholars and critics have taken up this issue only intermittently.

Women's Studies Area of PCA/ACA cfp 12/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's

[UPDATE] World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ,
Hyatt New Brunswick. Host Institution: Rutgers University

Affective Tendencies. Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities - October 7-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University
contact email: 
mkiefer@rci.rutgers.edu

Affective Tendencies. Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities

Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University
October 7-9, 2010
Deadline for Registration: September 15, 2010

UPDATE: Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self (deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 (April 6-10, Rutgers NJ)
contact email: 
confabstracts@gmail.com

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self

Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association / Jamie L. McDaniel, Children's and Adolescent Literature Special Topics Chair
contact email: 
jmcdanie@pittstate.edu

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

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