category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Reading Arab Women's Autobiographical Writings, Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nawar Al-Hassan Golley. American University of Sharjah
contact email: 
nhgolley@aus.edu

[UPDATE] Registration Open: Basil Bunting and Friends (Durham, 4-5 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
annabel.haynes@durham.ac.uk

Registration now open:
http://sleightslearnedfromothers.blogspot.co.uk/p/registration.html

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends
A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012

1st Global Conference: Connectivity in the 21st Century (November 2012, Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
connect1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Connectivity in the 21st Century

Sunday 4th November – Tuesday 6th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Presentations:

Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium: April 24 - 26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or akilahw@msn.com

Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium
April 24 - 26, 2013

The Political Positioning of Caribbean Arts and Culture
Paine College, School of Arts and Sciences

Terror and the Inhuman Conference-- Providence, RI (October 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Culture and Media, Brown University
contact email: 
terror.inhuman.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers [Deadline: June 30, 2012]
Terror and the Inhuman Conference
Brown University
Department of Modern Culture and Media

Providence, Rhode Island
October 25 - 27, 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Examining Past and Defining Present: The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean - April 11-13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - School of Arts and Sciences
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu or akilahw@msn.com

Examining Past and Defining Present
The Black Literary Aesthetic in the USA, Canada, and Caribbean
April 11 – 13, 2013

Abstracts/Proposals Due: October 26, 2012

Political Women: Language and Leadership / co-edited text / Proposal Deadline: July 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Political Women Project
contact email: 
politicalwomenproject@yahoo.com

Call for Proposals

Political Women: Language and Leadership

Michele Lockhart and Kathleen Mollick seek contributors for a collection of essays considering women and leadership.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension (6/30) for Global Lives Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Global Lives

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

“Ni fondamentalistes ni extrémistes”: Islam in French Hip-Hop (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA, abstract deadline 9/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Annual Conference
contact email: 
cjwojo@gmail.com

This panel explores French hip-hop’s engagement with Islam in order to understand its ethnic, cultural, and political significance to youth of immigrant origin in France.

Feminists Interrogate States of Emergency: Special Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Formations
contact email: 
durban@email.arizona.edu

The full CFP is posted at http://feministformations.arizona.edu/formations.html

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association has extended the deadline for essay submissions on its 2011 Conference Theme: “Play.” Essays treating any aspect of “Play” in language, l

Journal of social sciences “COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA” (ISSN 2145-1494) call for papers before 29 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad EAN (Colombia)
contact email: 
jvargasl@ean.edu.co

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES CALL
COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA
ISSN 2145-1494, Bogotá-Colombia
half-yearly

Medioevo Adriatico 4, 2012 (deadline July 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SISAEM - Società Internazionale per lo Studio dell’Adriatico nell’Età Medievale
contact email: 
segreteria@sisaem.it

MEDIOEVO ADRIATICO 4, 2012
(Essay collection)

The topics for _Medioevo Adriatico_ are history and culture of the Adriatic in the Middle Ages (V-XV century).

Contributor guidelines:

[UPDATE] Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

Exiles and Voyagers Out: The Traveler’s Perspective in Modern British Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shireyrd@wfu.edu

SAMLA - ENGLISH V (MODERN BRITISH)

Exiles and Voyagers Out: The Traveler’s Perspective in Modern British Literature

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

Writing Exile and Engendering Subjectivity in Modern French and Francophone Literature - SAMLA - November 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rosie Courville, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rharri2@tigers.lsu.edu

In her 2004 novel Biographie de la faim, Amélie Nothomb describes her experience of exile as the child of a Belgian diplomat: “Jamais était le pays que j’habitais.

Call for Research Papers on English Literature,Language,Literary Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune India (New Academia Journal)
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.1 Issue 3: July 2012

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

Conference: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers, November 7 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

LEROS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latin Eros - A Skein of Interzonal Skins / Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Cultural Studies in Literary Interzones
contact email: 
camille.dumoulie@free.fr

Latinness, whatever its numerous metamorphoses over the centuries, is still vibrant today. But what does the term cover and what cultural place and functions does it have in a globalized world?

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Communities Re-imagined in Postmodern Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2013 Conference
contact email: 
ksammond@fdu.edu

This panel seeks papers to examine the ways that particular postmodern texts, which initially served to subvert foundational fictions in diverse societies, have become canonical in the ways these comm

Seeing the Light From the Darkness of Night

full name / name of organization: 
Leland Helepiko
contact email: 
mvviking78@live.com

An analysis of Elie Wiesel's Night
Helepiko 1
Leland Helepiko
Professor Cordes
AP Literature Period 0
30 May 2012
Seeing the Light from the Darkness of Night

SAMLA Convention, November 9-11, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
stapleto@live.unc.edu

Conference theme- Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration and Exile
Panel: “The Flâneuse, or the Female Urban Walker, in Contemporary Literature”

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended until 15 June for The Maginalised Mainstream: Literature, Culture, and Popularity, 8-9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London; Goldsmiths College, University of Exeter
contact email: 
marginalisedmainstream@gmail.com

The Marginalised Mainstream addresses popular culture and its role in cultural production in the long twentieth century, especially under-valued and under-researched areas of the mainstream.

Interethnic Encounters in Asian American Fiction (NeMLA Conference, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
DHumphries@qcc.cuny.edu

Asian American literature emerged as a recognized area of literary interest in the late 1960s and 1970s, just as the sea change of the civil rights movement was redefining “the color line” in

Book chapters for the interdisciplinary volume “Hip-Hop from the East of Europe”

full name / name of organization: 
Milosz Miszczynski / UCSD
contact email: 
mmiszczynski@ucsd.edu

The book responds to the vivid development of hip-hop culture in the Eastern and Central and Eastern European states and shows how a universal model of hip-hop serves as a contextually situated platfo

Appalachian Visions of China; SAMLA Convention; November 9-11, 2012; Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmerrit@bluefield.edu

Appalachian literature is known for its strong sense of place, emphasizing the local.

Midwest MLA What is Our Debt to Death and the Dead?: The Gift of Death and The Work of Mourning in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Taylor Michigan State University
contact email: 
taylo710@msu.edu

Jacques Derrida argues that the dead other can speak and remain “in us.” Additionally, he argues that to keep one alive is the ultimate sign of fidelity that is accomplished through acts of mourni

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

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