category: ethnicity and national identity

Post-war Incest Fictions

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Miller (University of Durham) & Miles Leeson (University of Portsmouth)
contact email: 
e.v.miller@durham.ac.uk, miles.leeson@port.ac.uk

We are currently developing a co-edited volume of essays considering the development of Post-War Incest Fictions.

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics:

[UPDATE] Jewish American Writers (PAMLA) (4/18/11; 11/5-6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Jewish American Writers

Deadline Extended

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
109th Annual Conference
November 5-6, 2011
Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Animation Explosion Birmingham City University (UK) Sept 2011 (Deadline 20 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham City University: Screen Cultures Research Group
contact email: 
animationexplosion2011@gmail.com

Animation Explosion 2011
A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Event

Weds, 14th September 2011
Birmingham City University

A Screen Cultures Research Group Event

Diasporic Identity: Leaving and Returning in British/or in Anglophone Literature [Update 04/04/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Nov. 4-6, 20011, Atlanta
contact email: 
arun.pokhrel@gmail.com, apokhrel@ufl.edu

While evoking Benedict Anderson’s idea of “long distance nationalism” to underscore the diasporic concept of Englishness, Robert J. C.

[UPDATE] International Conference "Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept" (Leiden, May 31-June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
contact email: 
m.boletsi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

International Conference


Barbarism Revisited
:
New Perspectives on an Old Concept

 



Organizing institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

CFP - NeoAmericanist Journal

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY ONLINE JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICA
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

UPDATE - DEADLINE APPROACHING - CFP: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

FOR: Modernist Studies Association conference, Buffalo, NY, October 6-9, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

New Readings of Philip Roth’s American Pastoral-Abstracts: May 15, 2011; Contributions: Sep 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Velichka Ivanova (University of Strasbourg)
contact email: 
velichka.ivanova@iufm.unistra.fr

New Readings of Philip Roth’s American Pastoral
Abstracts: May 15, 2011; Contributions: Sep 15, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Battle of Agincourt

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja/Independent
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

For a book marking the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt (1415), I am seeking essays providing novel, interdisciplinary perspectives on this pivotal event in European history.

Expressions of Interest: Fully-funded Special Issue of the Journal of New Zealand Literature for 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) is calling for expressions of interest in a fully-funded Special Issue for 2012.

Freedom and Oppression in 1960s Britain: November 17-19, 2011 (abstracts by June 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
GRAAT, Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France
contact email: 
sebastien.salbayre@univ-tours.fr

International conference

Freedom and Oppression in 1960s Britain

Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France

November 17-19, 2011

Think Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 14-15 Keynote Speaker Prof. Daniel Schacter, Harvard University's Memory Lab

full name / name of organization: 
ThinkArt Boston University
contact email: 
thinkartconference@gmail.com

Think Art is a conference for the interdisciplinary exploration of the fine arts through the humanities and sciences.

(In)visible Cosmovisions: Dialogues in Afro and Indigenous Latin America and the Caribbean, Oct. 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Organization, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
des.articulaciones@gmail.com

Keynote speaker:
Catherine Walsh, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds (October 14-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UMCSCLconference@gmail.com

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds
2nd Annual Conference of the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
October 14-15, 2011

Studies in Australasian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Lambert, Macquarie University
contact email: 
anthony.lambert@mq.edu.au

Studies in Australasian Cinema is an international refereed scholarly journal devoted to the cinema of, and film scholarship from, the Australian, New Zealand, and Pacific region.

Modernist Marriage and Divorce - abstracts due 4/7

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Jackson/ Modernist Studies Association 2011 Conference, Buffalo NY October 6-9
contact email: 
hjackson@skidmore.edu

From the rise of no-fault divorce to nativist anxiety about exogamy, the shifting structure of marriage is a defining preoccupation of modernist fiction.

NewBorder: A Texas/Mexico Border Anthology accepting Critical, Fiction, CNF, and Poetry - Submission Deadline June 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
NewBorder: An Anthology to be Published by Texas A&M Press
contact email: 
brandon.shuler@ttu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR AN ANTHOLOGY OF TEXAS BORDER FICTION, CREATIVE NON-FICTION, AND POETRY TO BE PUBLISHED BY TEXAS A&M PRESS

NewBorder: An Anthology of Texas/Mexico Border Writing

READING NATURE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. MADRID, SPAIN (DEC. 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Philology II (UCM) - Friends of Thoreau (Franklin Institute UAH)
contact email: 
readingnature.ucm@gmail.com

Environmental disciplines have recently gained prominence due to the potentially devastating consequences of climate change: increasing natural disasters, the greenhouse effect, temperature variations

Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)
contact email: 
zorafestival1@yahoo.com

Scholars and other interested parties are invited to submit papers for the 2013 Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (January 26th-February 3rd).

MLA 2012 PANEL: "American Exceptionalism after 9/11" -- APRIL 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Murphy
contact email: 
jonm@buffalo.edu

This Special Sessions panel for the 2012 MLA Conference in Seattle is purposed to examine the continued relevance (or lack thereof) of the discourse of American Exceptionalism after 9/11.

[UPDATE] ***Could you hear that? Interdisciplinary approaches to sound and music.***

full name / name of organization: 
LASA2012 May 23-26 *San Francisco*
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.

Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education (Journal) - articles by 6/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susan Alice Fischer, Co-Editor
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Transcultural Networks in the Indian Ocean, 15th-18th centuries: Europeans and Indian Ocean Societies in Interaction

full name / name of organization: 
Su Fang Ng / Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture (journal)
contact email: 
ngsf@ou.edu

UPDATE Food and Identity (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

Food and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/SAMLA
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit for next issue by 05/31/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding work from a wide range of disciplines and from scholars of all training levels.

"The Politics of Travel," Georgetown University, 3/30/12-4/1/12; Deadline: 10/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten / International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

“The Politics of Travel”:
The Seventh Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings Workshop 20-21 June apps due 20 April

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.bastian@manchester.ac.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings is a two day interdisciplinary workshop seeking to explore the interconnections between time and community, broadly conceived.

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
expatlitconference@gmail.com

‘A Self-Conscious Voice’ - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

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