category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

[UPDATE] Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity

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

Launch of New Book Series: Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Laurence Davis, National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
ldavis@oceanfree.net

LAUNCH OF NEW BOOK SERIES: CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS

CONTEMPORARY ANARCHIST STUDIES

CONTINUUM BOOKS

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Multiple and Intersecting Identities in Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Association of College English Teachers of Alabama
contact email: 
bmjohnso@samford.edu

ACETA’S 63rd Annual Conference
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL
February 18-19, 2011

Multiple and Intersecting Identities in Southern Literature and Culture

Iranian Voices Across the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
Sanaz Fotouhi, University of New South Wales
contact email: 
sanaz.fotouhi@gmail.com

This collection of scholarly essays for an edited volume aims to explore the writings of the Iranian diaspora, particularly outside of the North American context.

35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
ywliuncku@gmail.com



Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

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

2011 will mark the 50th Anniversary of the publication of l’Aventure ambiguë (Ambiguous Adventure) by Cheikh Hamidou Kane.

ACLA seminar - "Migrations" (Vancouver, Mar.31 - Apr.3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova, University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
aivanchikova at alaska.edu

ACLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada,
March 31- April 3, 2011

Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".

PANEL DESCRIPTION:

Queer Encounters in Afro-Diasporic Space, ALA, April 13-17, 2011, Athens, Ohio

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
kmachari@umd.edu

African literature has often envisioned queer encounters within the frame of Afro-diaspora.

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area at PCA/ACA April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jennifer.tebbe@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area
POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk Hotels

[UPDATE] CSUF Creative Writing Workshop Weekend; November 12-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CWC California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
jisip@fullerton.edu

Creative Writing Workshop Weekend

[UPDATE] The Text of the Body: Art, Technology, Slavery. and Empire in 19th-century Visual Culture--Oct. 1st (NeMLA April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Bracewell / U of Georgia
contact email: 
joyjohn@uga.edu

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey
http://www.nemla.org/

Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu, rovana@duq.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The Problem with Nature in Race and Ethnic Studies ASA 2010 November 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
sposment@princeton.edu

We are looking for interested parties to complete a roundtable at
the 2010 American Studies Association Convention, to be held November 18-21 in San Antonio, TX. Please e-mail sposment@princeton.edu immediately if you are interested. See below for details:

Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

There is no television show more in the public eye right now than the Fox hit Glee, and as season two begins this month, it’s becoming more clear than ever that the show continues to explor

MELUS 2011 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
contact email: 
melus2011@gmail.com

25th Annual MELUS Conference:
Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Call For Papers: gnovis Graduate Journal--The Difference Issue (Fall 2010)--Deadline Oct. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis Online Graduate Journal for Communication, Culture and Technology
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

FALL 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS

"He who is reluctant to recognize me opposes me"—Frantz Fanon

Transatlantic Literature at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
stephanie.eckroth@ttu.edu

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

CFP: Creative Writing - the UK's 14th Annual Great Writing Conference (12/1/10 - 6/18/11-7/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Call for Papers

Great Writing 2011

The 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY “EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH”

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglog, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com/ induswamionline@gmail.com

IN VIEW OF HEAVY DEMAND AND DEEP INTEREST OF THE CONTRIBUTORS, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED TO BRING OUT THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY “EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH”.

CFP: Submissions for a Book collection on Pacific Island Women (deadline 12/17/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Thompson, University of Guam
contact email: 
drhelent@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited book collection on Pacific Island women.

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Assocaition and Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations (Joint Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

[UPDATE] CFP: Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture, December 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eileen Chia-Ching Fung/Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

Call for Paper:

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)
Special Issue on “Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture”

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA and PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

Genealogies: Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

The Executive Committee of the Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce a call for papers.

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

The Contemporary Times: A Public Intellectual Review NEW [Ongoing deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Y. Bennett, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
contact email: 
bennettm@uww.edu

The Contemporary Times: A Public Intellectual Review (http://www.thecontemporarytimes.com) is BRAND NEW a grassroots online publication with no financial aims (i.e., The Contemporary Times has zero gr

[UPDATED] The American Tapestry -- Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature / submission deadline: January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uhconf@gmail.com or http://sites.google.com/site/uhconf

The University of Houston is known as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States.

In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; deadline September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lperdiga@fit.edu

NeMLA, April 7–10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

"In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century"

Seeking Replacement Panelist for "Women's Voices in Poetry" at the Rocky Mountain MLA Conference on 10/14/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm currently seeking a replacement presenter for a panel called "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2010 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Albuquerque.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball / Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

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