category: ethnicity and national identity

Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing

Buddhisms in Motion (November 2010 AAA) Deadline: 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Y. Chang (NYU)
contact email: 
robert.chang[AT]nyu.edu

Buddhisms in Motion Panel Details: The general aim of this panel is to explore the circulation of religion, with specific attention to Buddhist styles of contemporary world-making that are enmeshed wi

[UPDATE] Gender & Difference 20-23 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University and tbe Englisches Seminar at the University of Cologne
contact email: 
GD@cardiff.ac.uk

GENDER & DIFFERENCE, 20-23 May 2010
Call for Papers

Transforming Violence: Cult, Culture, and Acculturation, June 30 - July 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Astell and Margaret Pfeil / Colloquium on Violence and Religion, University of Notre Dame
contact email: 
mpfeil1@nd.edu

Call for Papers for Fall 2010 Special Issue ON MODERNISMS (MAY 15,2010 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS.

CFP-Textual Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
jxr67@psu.edu

Textual girls

“Shakespeare and Sport"; Shakespeare Journal Submission Mar.15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare/ Journal of the British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
John J. Norton, john.norton@cui.edu

Shakespeare Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of Shakespeare and sports, athletics, or exercise for the 2011 issue, “Shakespeare and Sport.”

"Narrating Lives behind Bars" MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonathan.abel@psu.edu

Narrating Lives behind Bars

Special Session at MLA 2011
in Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011.

American Literature I: Literature before 1900 (03/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28/10-10/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Tracy Hoffman
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

The topic is open to any pre-1900 American discourse, but discussions which include “New Frontiers,” the theme of the conference, are encouraged.

"Playing Doctor: Performance, Trauma, and the Ethics of Psychoanalysis" - May 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Psychoanalysis Graduate Student Symposium, Department of English, University of Toronto
contact email: 
2010splrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Naomi Morgenstern, University of Toronto.
"The University in Crisis: Teaching, Transference and Tenure in David Mamet's Oleanna."

[UPDATE] CFP: Creating Friction: An Interdisciplinary Creative-Practice Postgraduate Conference 22/04/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
victoria.adams@newcastle.ac.uk

With the expansion of creative possibilities for study within University settings, it is increasingly imperative that we question the borders between the creative and critical components of postgradua

Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

Document/Anti-Document in Asian/American Photography (Special Session proposal, 2011 MLA; 3/2/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon, U of San Diego; Warren Liu, Scripps College
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu; warren.liu@scrippscollege.edu

We seek papers about Asian/American art photography that explore the documentary function, which has all but defined photography from its inception, and interrogate the photograph’s long-established

Narrating Lives and Creating Communities in Early Modern Writing (Special session, 2011 MLA, Jan 6-9)

full name / name of organization: 
Adele Wilson
contact email: 
adele.wilson@utoronto.ca

In accordance with the 2011 MLA Presidential Theme, "Narrating Lives," papers are invited that consider how reflections on one’s life (self, body, consciousness) act to create, maintain, or disrupt

History, Memory, and Haunting: Ghosts in American Literature - Abstracts due March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011 Convention (January 6-9, 2011)
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This special session will explore the role of ghosts and haunting in American literature and how they reveal, challenge, and remake narratives of the nation.

CFP: Women of Color in Critical Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasia Yarbrough
contact email: 
ayarbrou AT ymail.com

The Journal for Critical Animal Studies (JCAS) seeks essays from women of color scholars and activists across a variety of disciplines and social justice initiatives to develop understandings on the i

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Keese / Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

Culture Code Nature Machine: Interdisciplinary Conference on Semiotics, UM-Ann Arbor, March 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotics Rackham Interdisciplinary Work Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
semiotics2010@gmail.com

**INAUGURAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON SEMIOTICS**

(inter)disciplinarities: The “New Relationality”? (April 24-25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Victoria's Cultural, Social, and Political Thought Graduate Conference
contact email: 
saggcster@gmail.com

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[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: Feb 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

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

Hungarian Studies RMMLA Albuquerque, NM, October 14-16

full name / name of organization: 
Utah State University
contact email: 
susan.nyikos@usu.edu

Call for submissions to the Hungarian Studies Session at the Rocky Mountain MLA in Albuquerque, NM, October 14-16.

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories; Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rey Chow; Abstracts Due 3/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com


“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island

New England Women's Studies Conference (April 30th-May 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

UPDATED CFP for the New England Women’s Studies Conference


Filmmaker and Activist Rory Kennedy (keynote speaker)

The Human Condition Series: 3rd Biennial International, Multidisciplinary Conference: “EROS 2010”

full name / name of organization: 
Toivo Koivukoski
contact email: 
EROSabstracts@libraryofsocialscience.com

THE HUMAN CONDITION SERIES: 3rd Biennial International,
Multidisciplinary Conference: "EROS 2010"
May 21-22, 2010
Nipissing University Muskoka Campus, Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada

Representation and the Problem of Democracy (3/15/10; MLA '11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson, MLA Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
dmcolson@illinois.edu

CFP: “Representation and the Problem of Democracy”
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2011

Recent Animated Films

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
smrybin@comcast.net

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (between 4000 and 5000 words) for a special dossier on recent animated films.

Mamma Mia! edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Louise FitzGerald, University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
louise.fitzgerald@uea.ac.uk

‘Diggin’ Dancing Queens and Wedding Scenes: The Phenomenon of Mamma Mia!

Call for abstracts deadline: 19th April 2010
Full name: Louise FitzGerald

After the Wire (MLA, 6-9 Jan 2011 in Los Angeles - Deadline 2 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011
contact email: 
afterthewire@gmail.com

This panel will discuss the cultural and intellectual legacy of 'The Wire,' organized around its critique of neoliberal institutions and its place in the social-realist tradition.

CFP Fat Studies (NWSA Conference, Nov 11-14; Abstracts Due 2/20)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan / Michaela Null
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu / mnull@purdue.edu

Please forward to anyone with an interest in Fat Studies. Thank You.

2 CFPs from the Fat Studies Interest Group; NWSA Conference Nov. 11-14, 2010 in Denver (Proposal Due Feb 20)

CFP on Michael Haneke's Das Weiße Band

full name / name of organization: 
Jgcinema.org - Cinema and globalization
contact email: 
juri26@libero.it

With his last film, Das weiße Band, the Austrian director Michael Haneke gets to the core of his reflection on Evil and its representation.

Controlling Birth: The Politics of Pregnancy in American Culture--Proposed Special Session (2011 MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ginny Engholm
contact email: 
ginnyengholm@gmail.com

The term “birth control” typically refers to the various technological and behavioral mechanisms intimate couples use to prevent or limit progeny.

Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions until March 5 for its second issue, themed “Bridges and Borders: Exploring the Confluence of Languages, Disciplines, and Cultu

8th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Sunday 19th September – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

"Aging, Old Age, Memory, and Aesthetics": University of Toronto, March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Complete CFP available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Edited Book: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Patrícia Vieira, Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED BOOK:

FOUND IMAGES: Documentary, Politics and Social Processes in Portugal

Editors:

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