category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Registration for 'Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts' (23-24 April 2010) is now open.

NATIONAL SEMINAR-IDENTITY AT THE MARGINS Supported by the UGC SAP DRS-I 19-20 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, FACULTY OF ARTS, THE Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda,
contact email: 
deeptha.achar@gmail.com, rajanbarrett@gmail.com

Department of English, Faculty of Arts,The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, VADODARA-2

National Seminar
" Identity at the Margins ",

NATIONAL SEMINAR-IDENTITY AT THE MARGINS Supported by the UGC SAP DRS-I 19-20 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, FACULTY OF ARTS, THE Maharaja Sayajirao University Of Baroda,
contact email: 
deeptha.achar@gmail.com, rajanbarrett@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
FACULTY OF ARTS
THE MS UNIVERSITY OF BARODA
VADODARA-2

NATIONAL SEMINAR
IDENTITY AT THE MARGINS
Supported by the UGC SAP DRS-I
19-20 March 2010

The Changing Landscape of Apocalyptic Representation in Contemporary Cinema (15/04/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jspolley@hkbu.edu.hk

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is soliciting mid-length reviews/essays (between 2500 and 3500 words) for a dossier on the general theme of the changing face of apocalyptic re

[UPDATE] Revised CFP for Edited Collection “Trans/National Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas”

full name / name of organization: 
Philippa Gates and Lisa Funnell/Wilfrid Laurier University
contact email: 
pgates@wlu.ca

We are now seeking additional submissions specifically in the following areas:

- Japanese cinema
- South Korean cinema
- Thai cinema

[UPDATE] Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts, UVA Graduate Conference

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

** The deadline for submissions has been extended. See below for details. **

Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Bernard & Karanja Keita Carroll
contact email: 
editors.cvbs@gmail.com

We seek abstracts for a forthcoming anthology. The tentatively titled Contemporary Voices in Africana/Black Studies seeks to investigate the past, present and future of Africana/Black Studies.

Afrocentricity and the African Centered: A Response to the Rhetoric of the Critics

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jpanafrican@yahoo.com

The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) welcomes papers for a December 2010 special edition on Afrocentricity and the African Centered: A Response to the Rhetoric of the Critics.

[UPDATE] Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

[UPDATE] DEADLINE REMINDER Edward Upward -- Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kohlmann, University of Oxford
contact email: 
benjamin.kohlmann@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

***NOTE: The deadline for submission of abstracts is 8 February 2010.***

*2 Weeks to Abstract Deadline : 15th Feb* CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Fractured Images / Broken Words

Multi-Disciplinary Postgraduate Symposium hosted by the Department of English & Creative Writing, Lancaster University 12th June 2010

Keynote Speakers: Professor Terry Eagleton (Lancaster University - http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/english/profiles/Terry-Eagleton/) and Andy Diggle (http://www.andydiggle.com).
Featuring art installations by Christine Dawson (http://www.lancasterluminary.com/contents/statement.htm).

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: HYBRIDITY (7-8 OCTOBER 2010, ENS LYON, FRANCE)

full name / name of organization: 
Vanessa Guignery, Catherine Pesso-Miquel, François Specq, ENS de Lyon
contact email: 
vanessaguignery@wanadoo.fr, catherine.pesso.miquel@univ-lyon2.fr, francois.specq@ens-lyon.fr

Hybridity: forms and figures in literature and the visual arts.

http://lire.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article453

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon

7-8 October 2010

March 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest J. Gaines Society
contact email: 
anne.brown@famu.edu

I am interested in starting an Ernest J. Gaines Society for scholars who are interested in advancing (and continuing to advance) the literary works of this very important American author.

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms (April 23-24, 2010) DEADLINE: March 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms
April 23-24, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4th Global Conference: Fear, Horror and Terror (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Saturday 11th September 2010 – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

Magical v. Religious Realism in Ethnic-American Literature (1 Mar 2010; MLA 6-9 Jan 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

When is magical realism an inappropriate label for depictions of U.S. minority religion, spirituality or tradition? What critical approaches better suit these texts?

International Conference on Comparative Literature: The Wounded Body in Literature (Abstracts due: March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Soochow University, Taipei Taiwan
contact email: 
liaowei@scu.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on Comparative Literature
Conference Theme: The Wounded Body in Literature

Host: Department of English, Soochow University

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- February 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

San Joaquin Valley Journal
CFP Guidelines

"Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body" April 23, 24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies, Burnaby, BC Canada
contact email: 
rwwpasst@sfu.ca

Call for Papers – NEW Deadline February 12th 2010
“Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body”

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (Deadline: June 30, 2010)

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

Addressing questions raised by the 2009 MLA roundtable “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?,” this special issue of MELUS will survey the current state of Jewish American literary s

Citizen Love: Flag Wavers, Flag Burners (3/1/10; 11/10-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Call for Papers
“Citizen Love: Flag Wavers, Flag Burners”
2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Nationalism and Legitimacy (September 10-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nancy 2 (France), CRESAB Research Group
contact email: 
colloque-cresab@univ-nancy2.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS: The notion of legitimacy is essential to the study of nationalism.

2nd Global Conference: Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues 2 (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fashion2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (02/04/10; 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)

3/15: Small Axe Online Caribbean Literary Salon

full name / name of organization: 
Small Axe: A Caribbean Platform for Criticism
contact email: 
kbj@smallaxe.net

The Small Axe Project is developing a section of the Small Axe website (www.smallaxe.net) which will be dedicated to literary discussions, interviews with Caribbean writers, reviews of new publication

SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUE ON GIRLS AND ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine O'Quinn/North Carolina Teachers of English Association New Journal
contact email: 
oquinnej@appstate.edu

This is a special inaugural on-line journal issue of the North Carolina Teachers of English. The theme is GIRLS IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM.

Disabling the Renaissance: Recovering Early Modern Disability (ABSTRACTS: April 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Allison P. Hobgood / David Houston Wood, eds.
contact email: 
ahobgood@willamette.edu, dwood@nmu.edu

*Call for Papers: Collected Volume of Essays on Early Modern Disability*

Abstract: 500 words (Due Date: April 1, 2010)

Editors: Allison P. Hobgood and David Houston Wood

Electronic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Electronic literature is a category of textually driven works encompassing a variety of recent and emerging “born-digital” forms, excluding digitized print literature

Real Live Girls, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Seeking papers or presentations that address individual or collective challenges to the boundaries of autobiography through the craft and graft of girl personae in texts, film, art, and Web 2.0.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinarity (2/1/10; 4/9-10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

[UPDATE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010 SUNY Albany, Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

Shane Meadows

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
contact email: 
s.godfrey@uea.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: Shane Meadows day event, University of East Anglia,
April 16th 2010

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