category: ethnicity and national identity

"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

CFP: Quarantine, the 2010 Culture and Theory Conference, UC Irvine

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Theory Department
contact email: 
jkosakow@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, April 30, 2010
Location: University of California, Irvine
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: February 5, 2010

[UPDATE] The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film (SAMLA 4/30; 11/5-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literature and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead.

The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literary works and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead, Count Dracula.

SIGNPOST Conference, May 6-8,2010, Department of English, University of Yaounde 1, Cameroon

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Literary Forum, SIGNPOST
contact email: 
signpost_de@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

SIGNPOST CONFERENCE
MAY 6 - 8, 2010

THEME:
Democratizing Ecology, History and Culture in Language and Literature

MYTH, LITERATURE, AND THE UNCONSCIOUS - 28 February 2020 - 2-4 September, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sanja Bahun, University of Essex
contact email: 
mythic@essex.ac.uk

MYTH, LITERATURE, AND THE UNCONSCIOUS
Date: 2-4 September, 2010
Venue: Wivenhoe Park Campus, University of Essex, Colchester, UK

Lucayos -- Issue 2 -- Water

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas, School of English Studies
contact email: 
lucayos2010@cob.edu.bs



Lucayos
A journal published by The College of The Bahamas
School of English Studies

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi-Ethnic American Literature, Abstracts Due 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association / MELUS Panel / Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
<chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw>

Call for Papers / 2010 International Conference

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Word / Image / Culture, 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, November 11 - 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
landerso@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
WORD / IMAGE / CULTURE
25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

[UPDATE]: CFP: Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle.
contact email: 
adapt4u@gmail.com (attn: Grad Conference)

Adaptation- Call for Papers

University of Washington, Seattle. May 20 - 21, 2010.

Culture After Postmodern Culture conference

full name / name of organization: 
Postmodern Culture
contact email: 
pmc@uci.edu



Culture After Postmodern Culture

Critical Voices Conference at the University of North Texas April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com


Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals.

Asian/Jewish/American (MLA 3/15/10; 1/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Seeking comparative studies of Jewish and Asian American literature for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2011 in Los Angeles.

[UPDATE] SPECS "Toy" Issue; March 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwork

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States: A Comparative Approach

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Butter (School of Language & Literature), Maurus Reinkowski (School of History), Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
contact email: 
michael.butter@frias.uni-freiburg.de

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States:
A Comparative Approach

13-15 January 2011, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany

Organizers:

Facing the Other in the Absence of Theory, Spetember 30-October 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, Niksic, Montenegro
contact email: 
marijak@t-com.me

To some this title may seem paradoxical or too daunting as human cognition starts with the very opening of the eyes.

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary Approaches to English Studies Grad Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association Conference
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to English Studies

UNCW Graduate English Association Conference

UPDATE: Saving Private Reels:Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image; Sep 17-18,2010

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies at University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
ucchomemovies@gmail.com

Saving Private Reels:Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image UPDATE

University College Cork, Ireland
contact email:
ucchomemovies@gmail.com

Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject

A Book Proposal by Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh

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