category: ethnicity and national identity

[Update] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
richang@siu.edu

Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31ST

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

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@gmail.com

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

The Literary Organ, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
cecire@berkeley.edu and hillary.gravendyk@pomona.edu

“I have given no small attention to that not unvexed subject, the skin of the whale. I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned naturalists ashore. My original opinion remains unchanged; but it is only an opinion. The question is, what and where is the skin of the whale?”

--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

An organ is, among other things, a part of a human or animal body; a site of sensation;

Archives of Irish Studies in the 21st Century MLA in Los Angeles, January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
k.steele@tcu.edu

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host two panels at the January 2011 MLA convention in Los Angeles. Please send 200-word abstracts to Karen Steele (k.steele@tcu.edu) by March 15, 2010.

Irishness and Celebrity MLA in Los Angeles, January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
k.steele@tcu.edu

The American Conference for Irish Studies will host two panels at the January 2011 MLA convention in Los Angeles. Please send 200-word abstracts to Karen Steele (k.steele@tcu.edu) by March 15, 2010.

Politics of Language - MLA in Los Angeles, January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
k.steele@tcu.edu

2011 MLA Convention, Los Angeles
Modern Language Association (MLA) / ACIS (American Conference for Irish Studies)

Childhood and the Production of National Ideals (ASA, 11/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia C. Degnan
contact email: 
ccdegnan@ucdavis.edu

This panel seeks papers that examine the ways in which children are positioned during national moments of crisis.

"The Drawn Map" Graduate Student Conference--Jan 15th Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

"The Drawn Map":
Northeastern English Graduate Student Association's graduate student conference
March 13-14, 2010

Key note Speaker (see further speaker info below):

Special Forum - Redefining the American in Asian American Studies: Transnationalism, Diaspora and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)
contact email: 
JTAS2010@gmail.com

Journal of Transnational American Studies (JTAS)
Special Forum on Asian American Studies
Redefining the American in Asian American Studies: Transnationalism, Diaspora
and Representation

UPDATE: Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production March 13-14 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Mar 13-14 2010 Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English, University of Calgary
Contact Email: freeex@ucalgary.ca

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories

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
Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (01/17/10; Barbados, May 24-28 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Studies Association
contact email: 
njelleh@brandeis.edu

Panel title: WRITING THE RHYTHM: MUSICAL AND SONIC AESTHETICS IN CARIBBEAN FICTION (to take place at the Caribbean Studies Association annual conference in Barbados, May 24-28, 2010)

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders (ASA 1/18/2010;11/18-21,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
kkl9@duke.edu

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders

UPDATE FiNAL CALL FOR PAPERS Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Universit of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

The irony of creatures with no reflection becoming such a pervasive reflection of modern culture pleases in a dark way.

CAALS panels for American Literature Association conference, May 27-30, 2010, San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (ALA sponsoring organization)
contact email: 
plai2@stthomas.edu

Hi all,

[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Arts and Cultures Symposium
contact email: 
ewilliam@scad.edu

New e-journal
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

PAMLA 2010 Special Session: Lilo's O'hana: Mainland and Pacific children meet through media

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
PAMLA.Lilo.Ohana@gmail.com

PAMLA 2010 Conference: “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific.”

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

[UPDATE: extended deadline to January 15th] Performance and Performativity

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

“Somebody or Something Else”: EGSS’s 7th Graduate Conference on Performance and Performativity

“I love acting. It is so much more than real life.”

Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Student Journal for Everyday Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
SJEC
contact email: 
sjec.ec@gmail.com

The Student Journal for Everyday Criticism (SJEC) is a new collaborative, peer-reviewed and freely-distributed quarterly academic journal dedicated to the publication of work in Critical Theory and Cu

[UPDATE] Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s) (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) / American Literature Association (ALA)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Food, Drink, and Willa Cather's Writing: June 3-5, 1910

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
annrom3@verizon.net

A Scholars' Symposium, on June 3, will kick off the annual Cather Spring Conference, this year an exploration of the importance of food and drink in Cather's writing.

Parties, Organizations, Factions

full name / name of organization: 
Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture and Politics
contact email: 
partiescfp@gmail.com

Polygraph 23—Call for Papers
"Parties, Factions, Organizations"

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

[UPDATE] MELUS, April 8-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

We have extended the deadline for proposals for the 24th MELUS conference (April 8-11 at the University of Scranton) to Jan. 10.

For details and the complete call for papers, see www.melus.org

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010) Due 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

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