category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Indigeneity and the Arts: Visual Cultures and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent / Native Studies Research Network, UK
contact email: 
dfs@kent.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for the third Native Studies Research Network UK international conference, to be held at the University of Kent from July 6-8, 2011.

[Update] Southern Writers/Southern Writing 14 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SWSW - Note Corrected Submission Date
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

Southern Writers/Southern Writing
Graduate Conference
2011 Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Submission Deadline Fast Approaching--Rhetoric and Writing across Language Boundaries: July 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
22nd Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition
contact email: 
rhetoric2011@outreach.psu.edu

22nd Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Writing across Language Boundaries

Sunday, July 10–Tuesday, July 12, 2011

The Nittany Lion Inn

[UPDATE] CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

Chesapeake American Studies Association

CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises
April 2nd, 2011
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

Reading Nature: Cultural Perspectives on Environmental Imagery (Dec, 14-16 - 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid - Friends of Thoreau / Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
contact email: 
readingnature.ucm@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

UPDATE Deadline Extension, February 7, Mediterranean Topographies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
atkamal@umich.edu, hadjipol@umich.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

New Deadline: Monday February 7

Mediterranean Topographies: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Mediterranean Studies

Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric; February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrimconference2011@gmail.com


"World Englishes: Identity, Language, and Pedagogy in the Global Community"

Hyper Sexual-Hyper Masculine?: Call for Abstracts Due Feb 15th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Kamesha Spates and Brittany Slatton
contact email: 
hypermasculine@yahoo.com

Co-Editors’: Kamesha Spates, PhD & Brittany Slatton, PhD

Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
Publication Date: 2011
____________________________________________Categories:

Men
Race

SUR/versión: investigación y creación de América Latina y el Caribe - Call For Papers/Convocatoria para publicación periódica

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, República Bolivariana de Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve

* * *
SUR/versión: investigación y creación de América Latina y el Caribe es una revista semestral, arbitrada, dedicada a la investigación y la creación, latinoamericanas y caribeñas.

Children's Lit "Texts for Pre-Readers" PAMLA 2011, California, Nov 5-6. deadline 3/5

full name / name of organization: 
Jaimy Mann
contact email: 
jaimymichellemann@gmail.com

“’ABC, It’s Easy as 123’: Fun Activities for the Pre-Reader”

MEDIA IMAGES & SCREEN REPRESENTATIONS OF NURSES--UCLA, May 12, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Collette-VanDeraa/ UCLA Dept. of Film & Television
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

While literature, film and televisual studies have examined representations of medicine more broadly, academic and popular literature has frequently eschewed critical analyses of nurses specifically w

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs, 10th – 11th May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

New Media and Academia: Public Engagement Training for PGRs

Conference and Training Day, Northumbria University, 10th – 11th May 2011

Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice: Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations [30/01/2011] ]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Amit Sarwal, Asst. Prof., Department of English, Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi
contact email: 
sarwal.amit@gmail.com

Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice:
Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations

(A Two Day International Conference)

8th & 9th April 2011, New Delhi

Native American Literature session at the South Central MLA Conference Hot Springs: 10/27-10/29

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March 23, 2011
contact email: 
Thom@Lifewalk.net

Call for Papers

SPACES/MEMORIES: the 2nd Colloquium of the Canadian Literature Centre, University of Alberta. 14-15 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre, University of Alberta
contact email: 
clccollo@ualberta.ca

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: J. Edward Chamberlin (University of Toronto) and Sherry Simon (Concordia University)

REMINDER - Composing Live(s) Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

Politics of Language: ACIS-Sponsored Panel for MLA, Jan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Steele / American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
k.steele@tcu.edu

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host one panel at the January 2012 MLA convention in Seattle.

En Route to a Nueva Movida: (dis)junctions 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Department of English, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2011@gmail.com

En Route to a Nueva Movida: (dis)junctions 2011
Fomenting (Dis)sidence in an Era of (Dis)semblance and (Dis)integration
University of California, Riverside
April 1-2, 2011

[Update] Critical Themes in Media Studies Graduate Student Conference, Abstract Deadline Extended, New School, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New School Critical Themes In Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
criticalthemes@gmail.com

ABSTRACT DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 31, 2011

Critical Themes in Media Studies

A Graduate Student Conference at The New School in New York

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers - EXTENDED DEADLINE [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
Derek@DerekRoyal.com

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

Guest Editors, Christopher Gonzalez and Derek Parker Royal

[UPDATE] NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE, February 15th.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming's annual Conference on Criticism and Appreciation in the Academy
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Farrish, Dept of Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

CFP ASA 2011: Pre-Occupied Space

Posthumanism and Poetry, MLA 2012 (January 5-8, 2012; Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

Seeking papers that address thematic, critical or ideological intersections between posthumanism and poetry; including interspecies relationships, transhumanism, the making and unmaking of the humanis

UPDATE: CFP Deadline Fast Approaching! Writing Democracy (March 9-11, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
shannon carter/ Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
shannon_carter@tamu-commerce.edu

Commerce, Texas
March 9-11, 2011

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here
CFP: http://writingdemocracy.weebly.com

Deadline 1/15, but open to brief extension if requested.

“500 Years Later: Reverberations of the Translatlantic Slave Trade”

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

There is little doubt that from its origins in the 16th century through its end in the 19th century the transatlantic slave trade dramatically shaped the trajectories of many millions of lives on at l

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Jan 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

New Directions - University of Arizona - April 29-30, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” The University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) April 29-30, 2011.

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, NJ, Saturday, March 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

The NJCEA is soliciting papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

[UPDATE] Deadline approaching to submit to UW's upcoming Conference on Criticism and Appreication in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
snorton2@uwyo.edu

Announcing the call for papers for a graduate conference on appreciation and critique: on April 2nd and 3rd, 2011.

"International Conference on Chinese Literature in Global Contexts" Beijing, April 28-30

full name / name of organization: 
Beijing Normal University, Oklahoma University, World Literature Today, and Chinese Literature Today
contact email: 
stalling@ou.edu

Beijing Normal University’s College of Chinese Language and Literature, the University of Oklahoma, and Chinese Literature Today (and its parent journal World Literature Today) are pleased to invite

The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Collins and Mary P. Caulfield. The School of Drama, Film and Music. The University of Dublin, Trinity College.
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting.

Please see below our general call for papers for our symposium: The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline "Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd," IGA Conference, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2nd-5th August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de

Recent Gothic studies have increasingly looked into problems associated with the idea of delimitation, both in terms of material and media.

[UPDATE] Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities? 9 and 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE UK) Postgraduate Conference 2011
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (UK) www.asle.org.uk ) invites proposals for its Postgraduate Conference to be held from 9 to 10 September 2011 at the Centre for C

Alvarez Collection (Reminder of Upcoming Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

Black Americas Afro-Latin American literature, music and art between social denunciation & self representation (online:NOV2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Other Modernities (Altre Modernità) Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

n.6 – 11/2011

Black Americas
Afro-Latin American literature, music and art between social denunciation
and self representation

edited by Irina Bajini and Laura Scarabelli

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