category: ethnicity and national identity

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, area chair Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: December 15, 2010
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2011 Conference, April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation, 2-4 June 2011, Bucharest

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest will be held from 2–4 June, 2011.
Papers are invited in the following areas:

Contributors: Black Women's Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment (essay collection); 11/15/10 (abstracts); 1/14/11

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda R Smith, Ph.D.
contact email: 
bsmith30@kent.edu

The editors of a collection of essays tentatively titled _Working the Book: Black Women’s Writing as Spiritual and Ritual Experiment_ invite contributors to submit abstracts for essays exploring and

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

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

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

[UPDATE] Prove It On Me: Ambivalent Lesbian Representation in the Harlem Renaissance (30 Sept. 2010, NEMLA 7-10 Apr. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@uvm.edu

The Harlem Renaissance tried to fill socially-constructed absences in African-Americans’ group identity (such as humanity, art, masculinity, morality) by creating a respectable black middle class.

Nineteenth Century British Literature - October 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Volume 2, Issue 2
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal is now accepting essays, book reviews, short stories, poetry and interviews from academics across the world for our fourth issue of the Pennsylvania Lit

Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

Black and Latina feminist scholars offer multiple ways of understanding feminist cultures that transcend ideological borders and patriarchal conventions.

Journal Call for submissions: Deadline 1/2/10

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

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collabor

Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 - Singapore & Malaysia Special Issue (January 31st, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE)
contact email: 
takoh@ntu.edu.sg

Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (July, 2011 publication date)

Theme: Re-Framing Contemporary Malaysian and Singaporean Literature

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

CFP: Native Transformations: Local, National, Transnational, Global, and Planetary Contexts for American Indian Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) Annual Conference (Boca Raton, FL, April 7th-10th, 2011)
contact email: 
kirstin.squint@gmail.com; eandersd@gmu.edu

In 1981, “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism,” an essay by Acqumeh poet Simon Ortiz, appeared in the journal MELUS.

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization (abstract deadline 9/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rick Crownshaw (Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London)
contact email: 
r.crownshaw@gold.ac.uk

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization

‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Call for Papers on Segmenting Audiences and Publics

full name / name of organization: 
PRism Online Public Relations Journal
contact email: 
jountt@langate.gsu.edu

This special call asks the question, what is the climate of publics-based research in public relations, and what are current challenges and approaches to the strategic segmentation of publics by organ

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes (4/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

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

HUMANICUS academic journal - deadline 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
HUMANICUS academic journal
contact email: 
srdjan.j@humanicus.org

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Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Philip Roth Society Panel for the Louisville conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 24-26, 2011.

Appalachian Literature Panel at SAAS. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) April 14-16, 2011. Deadline October 29, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS-Spanish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.del.carmen.rueda@upc.edu

10th International Conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS, http://www.saasweb.org/ on “The Backyard of the USA Mansion: Critical Readings of Poverty and Wealth in the Unite

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

Call for scholarly articles on Ukrainian literature, culture, and international affairs.

full name / name of organization: 
The Ukrainian Quarterly. A Journal of Ukrainian and International Affairs.
contact email: 
UQ.editor@yahoo.com

The Ukrainian Quarterly invites scholarly articles on Ukrainian history, literature, politics, sociology, culture, linguistics and international affairs related to Ukraine.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterdam

Deleuzian Futures: International Conference, May 22nd-24th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
deltau@post.tau.ac.il

Keynote speakers:
Professor Ian Buchanan, Cardiff University & Professor Patricia Pisters, University of Amsterdam

Translating “Controversial” Arabic Literature (Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
XIX World Congress
contact email: 
tarek.shamma@uaeu.ac.ae

Panel Title: Translating “Controversial” Arabic Literature
Conference: International Federation of Translators XIX World Congress: Bridging Cultures, San Francisco, CA, August 1-4, 2011

Gender, Sexuality and New Perspectives in Asian American Literature and Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA - Northeast Modern Languages Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

This panel explores all aspects of gender and sexuality in Asian American literature and film.

eSharp Issue 16 - Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

The Global and the Intimate - SCMS panel proposal, March 2011, New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
SCMS
contact email: 
feng-mei@gmx.de, jeanniex@verizon.net

With a focus on the transnational marginalized subject, this panel seeks to discuss various forms of performances where the subject emerges in its global entanglement.

[UPDATE] CFP - Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/15/10 - 11/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010

Postcolonial Theatre - Call for Papers and Performances, Feb.4-6, 2011: University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Drama Centre, University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

The 2011 Festival of Original Theatre conference sponsored by the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto will focus its discussion and praxis entirely on the field of Post

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 15, 2010)

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

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