category: ethnicity and national identity

PERFORMING SOUTH ASIA AT HOME & ABROAD

full name / name of organization: 
SALA (South Asian Literary Association)
contact email: 
nbhatia2@uwo.ca, rgairola@uw.edu

South Asian Literary Association (SALA)/ MLA Annual Conference
Seattle 2012

Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Colorado State University
contact email: 
scott.diffrient@colostate.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders

I am seeking proposals and contributions for a collection of original essays entitled Transnational Laughter: Contemporary Film and TV Comedy across National Borders. As the first edited volume of its kind, Transnational Laughter seeks to expand the field of media studies and shed light on overlooked areas of academic interest, taking comedy and its various subgenres (including black comedy, improv, modern slapstick, the romcom, satire, scatological humor, sketch comedy, spoofs, stand-up, and so forth) as vehicles through which to assess the international transit of these specific cultural forms over the past 25-30 years.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

CFP "Aesthetic Mutations" CLTC Grad Conference at UC Santa Barbara - due 4/4/11 (5/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

ANNOUNCING: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC) on 27 MAY 2011

Literature and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
cbradshaw@utm.edu

SCMLA Panel--Literature and Politics--Oct. 27-29, 2011. Hot Springs Arkansas. Abstracts due by March 28th, 2011.

Inclusive Museum Conference, 30 June-3 July 2011, Johannesburg, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum
contact email: 
support@onmuseums.com

FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE INCLUSIVE MUSEUM
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
30 June to 3 July 2011
http://www.OnMuseums.com/Conference/

Memory, Modernism and the Country Estate

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Scutts/Modernist Studies Association 2011 Conference, Buffalo NY October 6-9
contact email: 
js2430@columbia.edu

We invite submissions for a proposed panel that will examine how modernist writers across a range of geographical locations contain, transmit, and transform personal and national memories within the s

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, 11/4-6)
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Border Visions: Borderlands and Film, 12-14 October 2011 (abstracts due 30 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jakub Kazecki, Central Connecticut State University
contact email: 
kazeckijak@ccsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
BORDER VISIONS: BORDERLANDS AND FILM

A Joint Conference of Central Connecticut State University
and the Literature/Film Association
New Britain, Connecticut

Go Ahead and Laugh, You Know You Want to!

full name / name of organization: 
Anna W Mulamba
contact email: 
amulamba@gmu.edu

It was another, normal, winter day in the streets of Zaire. My mother was pregnant with me and my father wasn’t exactly a millionaire.

Go Ahead and Laugh, You Know You Want to!

full name / name of organization: 
Anna W Mulamba
contact email: 
amulamba@gmu.edu

This is a story that simply describes how laughing through pain gives you a much happier life than simply wallowing in it.

History and American Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
lina.geriguisatcgu.edu

History in the Hands of American Women Writers,
panel organized by Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers for

[UPDATE] Modernism and Jewishness, Modernist Studies Association,Oct. 6-9, 2011, University at Buffalo

full name / name of organization: 
Beth C. Rosenberg
contact email: 
beth.rosenberg@unlv.edu

Jews and Jewishness in literature and other cultural texts (for example, political documents, polemical publications, medical research, and popular journalism) during the modernist period.

Stargate Collection, Proposals 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Farr
contact email: 
dfarr@randolphcollege.edu OR dfarr77@gmail.com

Stargate, a sci-fi military adventure franchise, emerged in the mid-1990s and has spawned several television series, films, and a variety of books, video games, and comic book.

Submissions on International Comics Studies (covering all nationalities, topics, and genres)

full name / name of organization: 
First International Comics Conference at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a conference on Aug. 23-26, 2011
contact email: 
wdcsverg@usp.br

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Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

Topic: Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories
Chair: Andres Stefan Johnson, Florida State University

Dalit and Disability

full name / name of organization: 
MJP Rohilkhand University
contact email: 
asha.choubey@yahoo.com

The editor of a collection on Dalit Literature seeks quality papers on
related themes e.g.,
Dalit and Disability
Dalit Identity
Dalit Consciousness
Dalit Autobiograhy
Dalit and Gandhi

[UPDATE] Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Stonis / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

Call for Papers

2011 Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)

Claremont, California
November 5-6, 2011

Session Title:

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ISEEES, IES, UC-Berkeley
contact email: 
erosenblatt@berkeley.edu

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Call for Papers:*

Inaugural Conference in Romani Studies

University of California-Berkeley

November 10^th , 2011

In preparation for the inaugural Romani Studies Conference at the

Call for Papers: Indigenous Health

full name / name of organization: 
AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Colonization and health have an intricate relationship for indigenous peoples.

[UPDATE] One Week Extended Deadline! Octopus Journal: Invisibility CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Octopus Journal, Visual Studies Dept. at University of California-Irvine
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

Octopus Journal (theoctopusjournal.org), an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed online journal published by the graduate students of the Ph.D.

Popular Culture: all topics

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Northeast Popular Culture Association
(NEPCA)

ANNUAL MEETING
November 11 and 12, 2011
Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

29-31 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
20th & 21st Century French & Francophone Studies International Colloquium
contact email: 
crossings@csulb.edu

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions

Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2011

1st Gloabl Conference: Space and Place

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Space and Place

Wednesday 14th September – Friday 16th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Undercurrents, Overtones: Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday, April 23rd 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egogsaconference@gmail.com

2011 GSA/EGO Graduate Conference
Call for Papers
“Undercurrents, Overtones”
April 23, 2011
Indiana University of Pennsylvania

[UPDATE] TERROR AND THE (POST)CINEMATIC SUBLIME, edited collection (April 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
cinematic.sublime@gmail.com

This is an updated and expanded version of our CFP with media examples. Our deadline remains the same: April 15, 2011.

VITALITY AND DYNAMISM: INTERSTITIAL DIALOGUES OF LANGUAGE, POLITICS, AND RELIGION IN MOROCCO’S LITERARY TRADITION

full name / name of organization: 
Moulay Youness Elbousty, Kirstin Ruth Bratt
contact email: 
yelbousty@emory.edu

This edited book of essays will explore Moroccan literatures from the inside out.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association, 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Visualising Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Re-visions: The journal of international postgraduate students' art & design research
contact email: 
Re-Visions.Journal@lboro.ac.uk

Re-visions: The journal of international postgraduate students' art & design research.

Issue 2: Visualising Identities

World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 30 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory
contact email: 
worldcinemanow@monash.edu

World Cinema Now

Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Second Biannual Conference

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 27–29, 2011

***NEW*** Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.

full name / name of organization: 
LASA 2012
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The 2012 LASA Congress will be dedicated to the bicentennial of national independence in most of the countries in Latin America.

Speech Disorders in Literature, Film, and Popular Culture [Deadline for Abstracts: May 1st 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Eagle / University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
c.eagle@uws.edu.au

I am soliciting previously unpublished articles or essays for an edited collection on the topic of representations of speech and language disorders in literature, film, and popular culture.

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter/University College Falmouth (UK)
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, Cornwall

Keynote Speaker: Professor Niyi Osundare (University of Ibadan/University of New Orleans)
Second keynote: TBA

Travelling Identities, Saturday 18th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College
contact email: 
bianca.leggett@gmail.com, alan.mcnee1@btinternet.com

The traveller is a liminal figure who, in transcending geographical boundaries, also challenges ideas of space and self.

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