category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATED] The American Tapestry -- Multicultural Influences in Late American Literature / submission deadline: January 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uhconf@gmail.com or http://sites.google.com/site/uhconf

The University of Houston is known as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the United States.

In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; deadline September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lperdiga@fit.edu

NeMLA, April 7–10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

"In the Wake of 9/11: American Texts in the Twenty-First Century"

Seeking Replacement Panelist for "Women's Voices in Poetry" at the Rocky Mountain MLA Conference on 10/14/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm currently seeking a replacement presenter for a panel called "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2010 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Albuquerque.

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball / Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

MSA 12 Panel (Sub), "East Asia and Modernist Criticism," 10/1/2010; 11/13/2010 (3:30pm)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Piper
contact email: 
kcpiper@wisc.edu

This panel examines the critics and critical projects that grew out of modernism through a transnational lens that attends to intellectual exchange with East Asia.

ACLA 2011 Vancouver, CA: Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin / Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

Poe & World Literature, Poe as World Literature

NEMLA 2011: New Media and the Asian Diaspora 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA @ New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
swankim@virginia.edu

This panel will examine representations of Asian American and Asian diasporic communities in new media such as blogs, internet forums, social network sites, video games, etc.

Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, May 12 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA School of Nursing
contact email: 
collette17@ucla.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for a conference on Screen Representations of Nurses in Mass Media, to be held at UCLA on May 12, 2011.

Comedy and Humor--San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn
contact email: 
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We’re seeking paper or panel discussion proposals examining comedy and the nature of humor wherever we find it in popular culture:

[UPDATE] Chicas, Nuhái, Batang babae: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature, NEMLA 4/7-10/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Baiada, Borough of Manhattan Community College
contact email: 
cbaiada@bmcc.cuny.edu

Chicas, Nuhái, Batang babae: Girlhood in Contemporary Ethnic American Literature

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] ‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

CFP DEADLINE: 1 OCTOBER 2010

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010.

Manifest Identity - UPDATE - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


"The China Issue" -- Call for Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Translations, Book Reviews, Photography & Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal
contact email: 
editors@asiancha.com

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal http://asiancha.com is now accepting submissions for "The China Issue", an edition of the journal devoted exclusively to work from and about contemporary China.

Theory, Practice, Engagement [deadline 11/1/2010] (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, 3/31-4/3/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

This approved panel for the American Comparative Literature Association's annual meeting (Vancouver, Canada, 31 March - 3 April 2010) seeks papers that address aspects of the long debate over literary

VIRTUAL HISTORIES 2/18/2011 (deadline 10/14/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Graduate Humanities Forum
contact email: 
enderlej@english.upenn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS | VIRTUAL HISTORIES
Graduate Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/ghf.shtml
Penn Humanities Forum | http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu
University of Pennsylvania

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update] deadline Sept. 25th.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011 New Brunswick -NJ-
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

_________________________________________

Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Words in Action February 19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford French Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
wordsinaction2011@gmail.com

WORDS IN ACTION
Oxford University French Postgraduate Conference Saturday February 19, 2011

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Call for Papers, HERA 2011 | TRANSFORMATIONS MARCH 3-5, 2011 | San Francisco CA

The Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street. San Francisco CA

CFP 2011: CBL ~Contemporary Black Literature Call for Abstracts /Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Professor K. Zito Brown / International Research Confederacy on African Literature and Cuture
contact email: 
ircalc@gmail.com

The 2011 Textbook-Journal of Black Literature

CFP TRUE BLOOD (San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23. Submission Deadline: 12/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is seeking papers, presentations and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO ser

The Dialectics of Orientalism in Early Modern Europe, 1492-1700

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois
contact email: 
earlymodernorientalism@illinois.edu

Urbana-Champaign, October 7-8, 2011

Paris in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru, Editors
contact email: 
jeffrey.herlihy@upr.edu, vamsi.koneru@yale.edu

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text - CFP deadline 13 November, 2010. Conference dates 24-26 March 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@postcards-letters.org.uk

Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text
A conference at the University of Sussex, UK
March 24, 2011 – March 26, 2011

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Afro-Caribbean Literature (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
Lbarr2@uky.edu

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

CfP: Media, race, politics

full name / name of organization: 
PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
s.watson7@pgrad.unimelb.edu.au

CfP: Media, race, politics

PLATFORM: VOLUME 3 ISSUE 1 (MARCH 2011)

Last call for papers: Full papers due 11 October 2010

(6,000-8,000 words, including 200 word abstracts and six keywords)

Magical Realism & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Special Area—Magical Realism Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Myth & Fairy Tale & Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
April 20 - 23, 2011

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Call for Proposals: Native/Indigenous Studies Area. DEADLINE December 10, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
L.Rain.C.Gomez@ou.edu

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Native/Indigenous Studies Area.

2011 ACLA Seminar: Spaces of Encounter: Exploring Other Possibilities of Selfhood

full name / name of organization: 
Li Guo, Utah State University
contact email: 
li.guo@usu.edu

We are putting together 12-15 papers for a seminar on the 2011 Annual Meeting of American Comparative Literature at Vancouver. The CFP is as follows.

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