category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Central European Authors--April 7-10, 2011--New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
emhall47@gmail.com

In “The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts,” Milan Kundera observes that Central Europe is rarely perceived as an important region in Europe.

Race and the Food System

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

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4, Number 4 (Summer 2011)
"Race and the Food System”

CFP: Doctor Who &/or Torchwood SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/15/10; 4/20-23/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

Call for Papers Science Fiction and Fantasy Area: Special Area: Doctor Who &/or Torchwood

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" NeMLA 2011 4/6-4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 9/21/10 - 'What is bettre than gold?': Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

CFP: “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

“Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland College Park
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference Organizers: Kimberly Coles , Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, Carla L. Peterson

North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

Our theme for 2011 is North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide.

African Modernisms, African Modernities (April 7-10 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
markjd@eden.rutgers.edu

In 1958, Chinua Achebe opened his most famous novel with an epigraph from an Irish modernist poem that has been taken as one of the quintessential articulations of modernity: “Turning and turning in

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 Conference
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Call for Papers
42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

[UPDATE Extended Deadline] Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts and Times
March 18-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Open Topic: William Dean Howells Panel at the ALA, May 24-27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring two panels at the upcoming American Literature Association conference, which takes place over Memorial Day weekend in Boston.

[UPDATE] REMINDER - The Other French Cinema(s) of the 1930s - Conference Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

Global Conference on Sex and Sexuality

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

Please visit http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com for more information.
Click on the Current Call for Papers link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

Global Conference on Childhood

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

Visit our site for more details: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Use the "Call for Papers" link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

[UPDATE] SPECIAL ISSUE OF LITERATURE COMPASS ON THE GLOBAL MIDDLE AGES

full name / name of organization: 
Literature Compass
contact email: 
heng@mail.utexas.edu, lynn.ramey@vanderbilt.edu

Literature Compass invites contributions for a special issue of the Global Circulation Project, edited by Geraldine Heng and Lynn Ramey, on the Global Middle Ages.

{UPDATE} The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes 4/6-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Special Session: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

Game Studies Area: : 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
digitalgames.pcaaca@gmail.com

The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meetin

cfp: Human Rights and Literature: Representing the Struggle (11/1/10, 3/31/11-4/2/11) at CEA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-New York College English Association
contact email: 
jpestin5@naz.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

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

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Shortlidge/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: October 15, 2010

Faulkner's Narrator's - SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

The ambiguity behind Faulkner’s narrators can be astounding and confusing – and wonderfully ripe for analysis.

"9/11/2011" Abstract deadline: November 30, 2010 Paper Submission deadline: May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Other Modernities, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

9/11/2011
Guest Editors Emanuele Monegato and Cinzia Scarpino

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri (April 7 & 8, 2011 )

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
nigrok@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the State of Missouri

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Gender Studies Program at The University of Missouri--St. Louis

[UPDATE] The King James Bible and Postcolonial Literatures in English (9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State Department of English
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

Regional Literary Cultures: Modernism and After, One-day Postgraduate Conference, University of Nottingham 14-15 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Regional Literature and Culture, University of Nottingham
contact email: 
neal.alexander@nottingham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: One-day Postgraduate Conference
Regional Literary Cultures: Modernism and After
University of Nottingham, 14-15 April 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

UPDATE--Second Call Personal and Social Myth-making in the Work of Margaret Atwood

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

Wallace Stevens and Community (deadline 9/27/10; Louisville, 2/24/11-2/26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Wallace Stevens Society
contact email: 
aboyagoda@hotmail.com

The Wallace Stevens Society invites abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 24

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Jenkins, Janna Jones, Mark Neumann/Hidden Cinema Symposium
contact email: 
submit@hiddencinema.org

Hidden Cinema of the Southwest and Mexico
February 26th, 2011
University of Arizona
Center for Creative Photography

Identité nationale dans le roman francophone contemporain

full name / name of organization: 
Nadra HEBOUCHE - NeMLA 2011
contact email: 
hebouche@buffalo.edu

NEMLA 2011
42nd Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association
Held in New Brunswick, New Jersey – April 7-10, 2011
Date limite: 30 septembre 2010

Call for papers:

[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] Kalamazoo CFP: "The Aristocracy and the Medieval Hunt" (9/15/10; 5/12/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Seigneurie: Group for the Study of the Nobility, Lordship, and Chivalry
contact email: 
judkins.7@osu.edu

CFP: "The Aristocracy and the Medieval Hunt"

Sponsored by Seigneurie: Group for the Study of Nobility, Lordship, and Chivalry

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 12-15, 2011

3rd International Doris Lessing Society Conference (May 14, 2010 - May 16, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tonya Krouse / Doris Lessing Society
contact email: 
lessingconference@nku.edu

The Third International Conference on Doris Lessing
Conference Theme: Doris Lessing: Freedom
Dates: May 14, 2010 – May 16, 2010
Location: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

[UPDATE] Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

April 7-10, 2011

This panel seeks papers that address hybridity from colonial, postcolonial and global perspectives. Proposals should critically examine postcolonial discourse on hybridity and offer new theoretical and empirical perspectives on the problematic relation of postcolonial studies to globalization. Papers that question the role of hybridity-discourse as a counter hegemonic agency are particularly welcome. Please submit 250-500 word abstracts to Amar Acheraiou at acherayou@sympatico.ca by September 30, 2010.

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