category: ethnicity and national identity

Special Issue of 'Shakespeare': 'Shakespeare and Fletcher' (proposals due 7/31/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Lucy Munro
contact email: 
l.munro@engl.keele.ac.uk

Special Issue of Shakespeare: ‘Shakespeare and Fletcher’

Survey: Africa in Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Himmelman, University of Cape Town
contact email: 
nhimmelman@gmail.com

Ph.D. student conducting survey on

African Studies
Africana Studies
Diaspora Studies
Caribbean Studies
African American Studies

[UPDATE} Cleaning up After the Tiger. Mediating the Crisis in Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
The Internationalist Review of Irish Culture
contact email: 
andrea.binelli@lett.unitn.it

The deadline for submission of articles to the IRIC has been extended. The new deadline is July 1, 2010.

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Biopolitics and the Humanities: States of Subjectivity

2010 Rice University Graduate Symposium

Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 17th – 18th, 2010

UPDATE - A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

Inspired by the host university’s setting on the banks of the Susquehanna River, between the Alleghenies and Appalachians, the 2010 EAPSU conference theme “A River Runs through Us” invites explo

Teaching with Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Teacher
contact email: 
lclark@lagcc.cuny.edu

Teaching today is ubiquitously tied to technology; from K-12 through graduate school, today's classroom is increasingly digital, and the call to make it more so grows.

Arrivals, Departures, and Delays: Navigating Modernity (MSA 12: 11/11-11/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend
contact email: 
sltownse@berkeley.edu

This CFP is for the Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, November 11-14, 2010, in Victoria, B.C.

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and Popular Culture area MPCA-- Minneapolis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

Housing Fictions: the House in Writing and Culture, 1950 to the Present European Journal of English Studies, Vol. 16

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

This issue of EJES aims to engage the variety of European approaches to the study of the house in Anglophone literatures and cultures from the standpoint of contemporaneity.

Popular Architecture and the Built Environment, Oct. 28-30, 2010, Alexandria, VA

full name / name of organization: 
Loretta Lorance / Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
llorance@earthlink.net

Popular Architecture and Built Environment
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, VA
Thursday, October 28 - Saturday, October 30, 2009

MP Journal: Feminisms 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MP: An Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

CFP Feminism 2010:

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE: 'Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue' Conference, Sydney Australia, 10 - 11 September 2010

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

** APOLOGIES FOR CROSS-POSTING **

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED

** Following several requests, the deadline for abstracts has been extended until 30 April 2010 **

Conference Call For Papers

The UK political landscape in the 21st century: players, strategies, stakes

full name / name of organization: 
La Revue LISA/LISA e-journal
contact email: 
david_haigron@yahoo.fr

La Revue LISA/LISA e-journal (http://lisa.revues.org/index3921.html)

The UK political landscape in the 21st century: players, strategies, stakes

Migration and Terror (6/1/10; 11/4-11/7/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kepitt@uwm.edu

How do terror and migration intersect? This session seeks papers that explore ways in which migration is shaped or defined by the experiences or rhetoric of terror.

CFP: Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Dickinson College
contact email: 
DickinsonColloquium2011@gmail.com

Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust
Colloquium at Dickinson College, 25–27 February 2011
Sponsored by Dickinson College
Keynote address by Philip V. Bohlman

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the English-speaking World (no closing date)

full name / name of organization: 
IDEA: Interdisciplinarité dans les études anglophones
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-nancy2.fr

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the English-speaking World

Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths (February 17–19, 2011, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association
contact email: 
cskwiot@gsu.edu

Call for Papers / SASA 2011
“Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths”

UPDATE: Diasporic Dialogies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at El Paso
contact email: 
mcrohrleitner@utep.edu; seryan@utep.edu; mdailey@utep.edu

UPDATE:

DIASPORIC DIALOGUES

CFP UPDATE Interceptions: Theory's Modernism and Modernism's Theory

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
interceptions@googlegroups.com

Sponsored by the AHRC and run in association with the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies and British Association of Modernist Studies, this one-day postgraduate-led symposium aims to provide a foru

Frederick Douglass After Emancipation, Special Session at the M/MLA in Chicago, Nov. 4-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Laski
contact email: 
g-laski@northwestern.edu

Though he is best known as the fugitive-turned-abolitionist, Frederick Douglass had a long career after the legal abolition of slavery.

Fables of Fear: International Conference August 7&8

full name / name of organization: 
c pracsis
contact email: 
gokul@cpracsis.org

Transgendered Oceania and Asia (Deadline: 5/4/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
tomokosnyder@gmail.com

PAMLA's 2010 Conference in Hawaii: Transgendered Oceania and Asia
(DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED: 5/4/10)

PANEL SESSION: Transgendered Oceania and Asia

CFP: Travelling South 9/22-26; deadline 5/14

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
admin@istw-travel.org

“Traveling South”: The Sixth Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

“Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry”

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

The Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed “Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry,” seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical/theoretic

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies
contact email: 
gonzalez.283@osu.edu

Call for Papers

ImageTexT Special Issue: The Hernandez Brothers

http://www.derekroyal.com/CFP-Hernandez.pdf

Letting the Vampire In (8/9 December) - Submission deadline: 5 May, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-University Bochum
contact email: 
lettingthevampirein@gmx.de

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the recent surge of the vampire motif in popular culture to explore both its causes and consequences in literary and visual representations, especially aiming to shed light on cultural conditions and media formats.

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference,11th-13th November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
irelandandmodernity@qub.ac.uk

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11th-13th November 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

MAPACA -- War Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com (Matthew B. Hill)

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons--some valid and noble, some questionable.

MAPACA -- Violence and Society; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly M. Golden)

We invite submissions for several sessions on Violence and Society. As an area of study, "Violence and Society" includes the verbal, physical, mental, emotional, and/or implied abuse directed towards any individual or group of individuals.

MAPACA -- Vampire Romance Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Vampire Romance welcomes papers/presentations which examine any of the recent (and not so recent) representations of vampires not as blood-sucking fiends, but as romantic heroes in film, television, art, and literature.

MAPACA -- Urban Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

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

"When a man rides a long time through wild regions, he feels the desire for a city," writes Italo Calvino in his beautiful account of imaginary urban environments, Invisible Cities. The Urban Culture area of MAP/ACA seeks presenters who explore the varied ways in which humans inhabit the city (real, imaginary, lost) and negotiate their urban desires.

MAPACA -- Travel and Tourism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

MAPACA -- Sexuality and Erotica Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly Golden)

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic --
visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

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