category: ethnicity and national identity

Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Trans-Scripts Journal -- “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.” -- 9/19/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts: An Interdisciplinary Journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Critical Approaches to the Boondocks

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema and Meida Studies (SCMS) Conference
contact email: 
boondocksproject@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Critical Approaches to The Boondocks

Deadline: August 10, 2010
Notification of acceptance by: August 14, 2010

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

THE 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCES (CACE)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies Program/University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
afs@uncg.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
FOR THE
21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE AND EXPERIENCES (CACE)

Hosted by the African American Studies Program

CFP: Reshaping the Italian American identity--DEADLINE Sept.1st 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American studies panel / NeMLA 2011
contact email: 
fognani@eden.rutgers.edu

This interdisciplinary panel seeks for papers focusing on the question of identity in the Italian American experience from different perspective.

Call for Submissions- More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
More than Thought- A Scholarly Literary Journal Devoted to Consciousness
contact email: 
morethanthought@hotmail.com

Call for Submissions
(Submission Deadline: September 15, 2010)

"The Other: Between Delight and Aversion"

Detective-Mystery Area April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
betz@lasalle.edu and martelg@wou.edu

The Detective/Mystery Area of Popular Culture Assoc.

Deadline extended: SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle: "Humanities and the Meaning of the Text"

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew W. Guy / SAMLA Humanities Discussion Circle
contact email: 
matthew-guy@utc.edu

“Humanities and the Meaning of the Text”

UPDATE--CFP Caribbean Mothering

full name / name of organization: 
Dorsía Smith Silva
contact email: 
caribbeanmothering@yahoo.com

We are seeking submissions for an edited collection on Caribbean Mothering and invite you to submit.

Editors : Dorsía Smith Silva and Simone A. James Alexander
Publication Date : Fall 2012

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies

Guest Editors: Lori Harrison-Kahan and Josh Lambert

The Text of the Body: Art, Technology, Slavery. and Empire in 19th-century Visual Culture (NeMLA Seminar Session)

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/index.html

[UPDATE] Romanticism and Evolution

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Research Group at the University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
romanticism@uwo.ca

Romanticism and Evolution

NeMLA 2011: (Re)Imagining Expatriates: Queer Transnationalisms in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association / Paul Fisher, Wellesley College
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

Complete CFA and panel description at http://www.nemla.org/convention/2011/cfp.html#cfp11223

Deadline: September 30, 2010

Children and Teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Rocha and Georgia Seminet
contact email: 
crocha@siue.edu or gseminet@uta.edu

Call for contributions to Children and Teenagers in Latin American and Spanish Film.
Carolina Rocha & Georgia Seminet (editors)

Homage to Miguel Hernández (1910 - 1942), Deadline: August 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Elvia Ardalania & Aitor Larrabide, University of Texas-Pan American, Miguel Hernández Cultural foundation
contact email: 
Eardalania@utpa.edu

The present is a cordial invitation to participate in the creation of a book paying homage to Miguel Hernández with the purpose of commemorating and joining the activities surrounding the centennial

Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative (09/05/10; 11/19/10 - 11/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 19th - 20th, 2010

Global Call for Papers - Identities

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Call For Papers http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com/call-for-papers

“Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture” /Due October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

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

Special Issue: Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies
contact email: 
wmdariotis@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)

Special Issue on Mixed Heritage Asian American Literature

Special Issue Guest Editor, Wei Ming Dariotis

Hando No Kuzhi - Asian American Online Literary Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando no Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance by reaction. That is what we are about. Our primary goal is to advance the narrative and broaden the scope of the Asian American experience.

CFP: Special "Fat Studies" Issue of Feminism & Psychology - submissions due 26 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call For Papers

“Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue”

Special Journal Issue of Feminism & Psychology

Guest Editor: Dr Samantha Murray

[Update] Articles on Latin American Arts and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers
Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

Cripping Chinese Cinemas (Conference Panel; due July 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

In his book "Crip Theory," Robert McRuer theorizes how the notion of “compulsory able-bodiedness, which in a sense produces disability, is thoroughly interwoven with the system of compulsory heteros

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

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

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Call for Papers
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[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 New Cultures of Ageing: Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future; deadline Nov 20011; event 04/08 - 09/11

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew, Brunel University
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!!!

CFP: LITERATURE AND AGEING

New Cultures of Ageing:
Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future

8th – 9th April 2011

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

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

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

Suddenly Everyone Has a Cherokee Great-Grandmother: Teaching Native Literatures (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/ Northeast Modern Language Association 42nd Annual Convention
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Native American Literature courses often attract self-selected students for the wrong reasons.

Scottish (Neo)Medievalism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sarah M Dunnigan
contact email: 
s.m.dunnigan@ed.ac.uk

Call For Papers: Scottish (Neo)Medievalism: the imagined 'afterlives' of the Middle Ages
in Scotland

Papers are invited for a proposed special session on 'Scottish (Neo)Medievalism' for The

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