category: ethnicity and national identity

Free Books for Review - No Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal/ Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Are you interested in receiving a free book from the publisher in exchange for writing a thorough 1,200-1,600 word review of the book?

[Update] Paris in American Literature, Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu

We invite submissions from new and established scholars for a volume on the role of Paris in American Literature.

Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011.

Toni Morrison Society at American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea at jbilling@spelman.edu or Yvonne Atkinson at yvonnea777@msn.com

The Toni Morrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, May 26-29, 2011

[UPDATE] Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity:Deadline Extended to January 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carol E. Henderson/Department of Black American Studies, University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

Date: 19 March 2011

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (including lunch)
Breakfast & Onsite Registration: from 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Where: Arsht Hall (University of Delaware)
Wilmington, DE

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 1-18-11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG) of the CUNY Graduate Center presents:

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center

[UPDATE] Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

The Right to Vote and the Writing of Voice (Seminar at the AIS) deadline 12.10.2010

full name / name of organization: 
ASSOCIATION FOR ISRAEL STUDIES (AIS) [June 13-15 2011]
contact email: 
yd297@nyu.edu

Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

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

Chrystal Sanders-Robinson
November 20, 2010

Are Teen Magazines Exempt from the Rhetoric of Advertisements

Collections and Collaborations (March 24-26, 2011)

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

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”

[UPDATE] CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Survival Logics: Narrative and the Margins - Graduate Student Conference: March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University
contact email: 
survivallogics@gmail.com

Keynote: Professor Michael Rothberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

[UPDATE - Deadline extension] Beyond Trauma: Narratives of (Im)possibility (in Contemporary Literatures in English) - 31 March-

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain
contact email: 
mnadal@unizar.es, mocalvo@unizar.es

BEYOND TRAUMA: NARRATIVES OF (IM)POSSIBILITY
(in Contemporary Literatures in English)

Departamento de Filología Inglesa y Alemana
Universidad de Zaragoza
March 31 – April 2, 2011

[UPDATE] 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.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Session at ALA 2011 - Deadline 1/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

Southern Literature and Regional Foodways
Deadline: January 1, 2011

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity: PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[Update] 50th Anniversary of Cheikh Hamidou Kane's L’Aventure ambiguë, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University French Department
contact email: 
chk.proposals@gmail.com

50th Anniversary of Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s
L’Aventure ambiguë

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah (USA)
March 17-19, 2011

REMINDER: December 1st deadline quickly approaching

Fall 2011 issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal - Proposals Due 15 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

UPDATE-LSU Baton Rouge Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

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

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Gods and Groundlings: Historical Theatrical Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

Before cell phones or internet marketing or even electrical lighting, how did theatre audiences function in various periods and cultures? How did they behave? What did they expect?

[UPDATE] NATURES 2011 abstract deadline is Dec. 3 [conference is 2/18/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2011--Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

[UPDATE] CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2011--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Call For Papers: Gender Matters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jason Zingsheim / Governors State University
contact email: 
j-zingsheim@govst.edu

Gender Matters is an academic conference highlighting research on gender, women, and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods.

Wideman Society at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Wideman Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

The John Edgar Wideman Society invites 200-word proposals for papers or panels at the American Literature Association conference. Deadline for proposals is 15 January 2011.

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference [Reminder - Deadline: 17 December]

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

American Identities on Stage:

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
contact email: 
tamara.besednjak@fuds.si

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009

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