category: ethnicity and national identity

CFP: READING THE SUSPECT: INTERPRETATIONS AND AESTHETICS 14th Annual Work-in-Progress Conference University of Queensland, Austr

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland
contact email: 
wipconference2010@gmail.com

The 14th annual Work-In-Progress Conference will address interpretations of the suspect from disciplines within the Humanities and take place on 30th-31st July 2010 at the University of Queensland, Br

Call for Jounral Submissions: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Frederick Douglass--June 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity solicits essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction essays, and original artwork (we print in black and wh

[UPDATE] Do You Bowles? Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference, October 21 - 23, 2010 - Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Ulices - University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies - Faculty of Letters
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

Paul Bowles is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s most skillful storytellers and imaginative composers of modern American music.

1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of Suffering (November 2010: Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Suffering

Thursday 11th November – Saturday 13th November 2010
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

CFP: New German Review

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages-UCLA
contact email: 
ngr@humnet.ucla.edu

Call for Submissions

Celebrating 25 years in academic publishing, New German Review has been a medium for
graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty to share their ideas with the academic

English Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Albrecht Classen / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aclassen@u.arizona.edu

At the next annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain MLA, there will be a session dedicated to English Renaissance literature. The panel is not yet quite filled.

Making Connections: Spring 2010 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Fredrick Douglas Institute Collaborative
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity solicits essays from any discipline, poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction essays, and original artwork (we print in black and wh

“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

Bilingualism and Translation Panel. Submission Deadline: April 14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities,” October 14-16, 2010; Urbana, Illinois
contact email: 
alakhtik@illinois.edu

As early as 1969, George Steiner ’s essay “Extraterritorial” challenged Nabokov scholars to define how subcurrents of Nabokov’s Russian affect his English: “We need really detailed study of

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2011 NeMLA, April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

Northeast Modern Language Association
2011 Annual Convention
New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10

CALL FOR WOMEN’S & GENDER STUDIES SESSION PROPOSALS

Conceptualizing “European literature”

full name / name of organization: 
V. Liska & T. Nolden ICLA CHLEL
contact email: 
ijs@ua.ac.be

Conceptualizing “European literature”

Vocal Arts Symposium: June 13, Grožnjan, Croatia. Acousticity: A Symposium on Sound, Space and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
acousticity.symposium@gmail.com

Acousticity: A Symposium on Sound, Space, and Practice

Call for Papers
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
June 13, 2010: Grožnjan, Croatia

International Journal of Travel and Places Seeks Submissions (Deadline May 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
World-Weary: A journal of places
contact email: 
worldwearyjournal [at] gmail.com

See World-Weary.com for additional submission details and don't hesitate to e-mail with any questions.

Modernist Masochisms (MSA 12: 11/10/2010-11/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Mitchell / City University of New York
contact email: 
mitchell.jen@gmail.com

Call for Articles: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

Call for contributions to Starlight and Shadows: Images of Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. [tentative title]

Film Studies at PAMLA (Deadline: 4/5/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
withsecretnoise@yahoo.com

ATTN: PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Film Studies Panel(s)
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 4/5/10)

Aloha Concerned Cinema Citizens,

International Conference: “Shifting Paradigms: How Translation Transforms the Humanities.”/Urbana, IL/Deadline: April 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Translation Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and The Université Denis-Diderot, Paris, France
contact email: 
translation@illinois.edu

October 14-16, 2010

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Levis Faculty Center

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) will CLOSE on April 22nd.

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce/San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

[UPDATE] Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention; May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Political Speak:The Use and Abuse of Rhetoric in Support of Torture & Punishment-SAMLA 11/7/10- 11/11/10-Abstracts due 05/01/10

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Elena Charles/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
charleje@pgcc.edu

Torture: What is the fascination with this arcane activity?

Anglo-American Literary Relationships 1870-1910 (DEADLINE EXTENDED 4/5/10; Midwest Conf on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

I am putting together a panel exploring relations between England and the U.S. during 1870-1910 for the Midwest Conference on British Studies 56th Annual Meeting (October 8-10, 2010, Cleveland), given their stated strong preference for completed panels.

Any papers relating to Anglo-American literary relations during the last third of the 19th-century, and trickling into the 20th-century, will be most welcome.

[UPDATE] Call For Papers,Academic Exchange Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3,
contact email: 
lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is calling for papers on the following special section.
Focus:
* What is culture? How important is it in teaching literature?

English Literature (1700 to present), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (DEADLINE April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephani Pierce, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
ssp@sfsu.edu

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

CLR James in Focus, 6th Workshop on Caribbean Theory and Criticism, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, April 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Clarke / UWI
contact email: 
richard.clarke@cavehill.uwi.edu

The work of the noted Caribbean scholar C. L. R.

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics, Durham UK (Deadline: 15 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Botha and Heather Yeung / University of Durham, UK
contact email: 
cosmopoetics@googlemail.com

COSMOPOETICS: Mediating a New World Poetics

Department of English Studies and St John’s College, University of Durham UK
8-10 September 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi Ethnic American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/MELUS Panel/Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

A Fighting Modernism: Canadian Literature and War (deadline: April 25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Bart Vautour, Dalhousie University, and Emily Robins Sharpe, the Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
bart_at_dal.ca; sharpe_at_psu.edu

This proposed Modernist Studies Association 2010 panel seeks to explore modernist articulations within Canadian war literature in order to map connections between the country’s participation in inte

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Present Tense

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Hidalgo, Purdue University
contact email: 
ahidalgo@purdue.edu

Five Decades of Innocence and Experience: The Work of Eva Figes

full name / name of organization: 
Division of Media, English and Culture, School of the Arts, University of Northampton (UK) Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
contact email: 
spellice@unizar.es

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED
Five Decades of Innocence and Experience:
The Work of Eva Figes
An International Conference co-organised by:

Scandinavian Literature, PMLA 2010 (Deadline: April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Erla Maria Marteinsdottir / University of California Riverside
contact email: 
erla.marteinsdottir@ucr.edu

PMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

CfP GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (proposals due 16 April; conference 26 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Keynote speaker: Christopher Norris

Twentieth Century Studies - MPCA/ ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
smith.riel@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended --- Lucayos -- Issue 2 -- Water

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas, School of English Studies
contact email: 
lucayos2010@cob.edu.bs, roenbring@cob.edu.bs

Lucayos is looking for submissions of papers 20-25 pages in length on art, film, literature and culture of the postcolonial world.

Representations of Terrorism in Spain (MLA Jan2011)-deadline extended to March 30

full name / name of organization: 
Kyra A. Kietrys/Davidson College
contact email: 
kykietrys@davidson.edu

This Special Session explores representations of domestic and international terrorism in contemporary Spanish literature (including juvenile), film, and popular culture.

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