category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 10/10: The New William Golding

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention, April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
nckprkr@gmail.com

Deadline Extended to 10/10.

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

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

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

CFP Family in Film, Deadline for Abstracts: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Toppe / Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jana@toppe.de

Leo Tolstoy opens his masterpiece Anna Karenina with the sentence "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

UPDATE: Contemporary Theatre in South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
suzanne.kaebnick@ncc.edu

NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) invites papers exploring South African drama today (20th century to the present).

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (Defoe Society)
contact email: 
hnelson@sfu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, to appear in 2011.

Education, Teaching and History Area due December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ejanak@uwyo.edu

Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers

“Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country”

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

Call for papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4 Number 3
Spring 2011 (June 2011)
Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Film & History Area, San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference
contact email: 
laucht@liverpool.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Film & History
Final-round Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 15 December 2010

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference

Special Issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies focusing on Australian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu and raweav1@yahoo.com

Proposals are invited for a special issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on Australian literature.

CFP-Trangressive/Trash/Art/Exploitation Cinema-SWPCA-PCA joint conference 2011 San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Sixteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 1, 2011/proposals due January 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Sixteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
April 1, 2011
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies
contact email: 
hgmelton@gw.ncsu.edu

The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E.

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities [Submission Deadline November 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.
Article Submission Deadline: November 22nd

Open Call for Articles

Latino/a Literature/Scholarly Essays/Creative Works Needed for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
labelmelatin.com
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The 21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference (March 3 - March 4, 2011)

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

"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"

The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) / University of Salford, UK
contact email: 
d.woodman@salford.ac.uk

Conference
University of Salford
12-14 January 2011 (dates to be confirmed)

Hosted by the School of Media, Music & Performance

2011 conference overview

[UPDATE - last chance to submit] Edited Collection: Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
attachedtofiction@gmail.com

Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

Editors: Dr Hila Shachar and Dr Sophie Sunderland, English and Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia

Comics Studies Conference-Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
comicsstudies@gmail.com

Comics Studies Conference-Chicago

March 18-20, 2011, McCormick Place Convention Center

Proposals deadline: December 1, 2010

Comics Arts Conference-San Diego

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

CAC-Comic-Con International/San Diego
San Diego, California July 21-24, 2011

Comics Arts Conference-Wonder Con

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

CAC-WonderCon
San Francisco, California April 1-3, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

_________________________________________

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

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