category: ethnicity and national identity

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (01/17/10; 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)

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders (ASA 1/18/2010;11/18-21,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
kkl9@duke.edu

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders

UPDATE FiNAL CALL FOR PAPERS Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Universit of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

The irony of creatures with no reflection becoming such a pervasive reflection of modern culture pleases in a dark way.

CAALS panels for American Literature Association conference, May 27-30, 2010, San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (ALA sponsoring organization)
contact email: 
plai2@stthomas.edu

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[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Arts and Cultures Symposium
contact email: 
ewilliam@scad.edu

New e-journal
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

PAMLA 2010 Special Session: Lilo's O'hana: Mainland and Pacific children meet through media

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
PAMLA.Lilo.Ohana@gmail.com

PAMLA 2010 Conference: “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific.”

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

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

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

[UPDATE: extended deadline to January 15th] Performance and Performativity

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

“Somebody or Something Else”: EGSS’s 7th Graduate Conference on Performance and Performativity

“I love acting. It is so much more than real life.”

Film (Regular Session) 2010 SAMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / SAMLA
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

In keeping with the theme of the 2010 SAMLA convention, this panel seeks paper proposals that address the interplay of text and image.

Student Journal for Everyday Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
SJEC
contact email: 
sjec.ec@gmail.com

The Student Journal for Everyday Criticism (SJEC) is a new collaborative, peer-reviewed and freely-distributed quarterly academic journal dedicated to the publication of work in Critical Theory and Cu

[UPDATE] Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s) (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) / American Literature Association (ALA)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Food, Drink, and Willa Cather's Writing: June 3-5, 1910

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
annrom3@verizon.net

A Scholars' Symposium, on June 3, will kick off the annual Cather Spring Conference, this year an exploration of the importance of food and drink in Cather's writing.

Parties, Organizations, Factions

full name / name of organization: 
Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture and Politics
contact email: 
partiescfp@gmail.com

Polygraph 23—Call for Papers
"Parties, Factions, Organizations"

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

[UPDATE] MELUS, April 8-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)
contact email: 
melus2010@gmail.com

We have extended the deadline for proposals for the 24th MELUS conference (April 8-11 at the University of Scranton) to Jan. 10.

For details and the complete call for papers, see www.melus.org

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010) Due 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Labor and Migration in the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Labor and Migration in the Americas: Mercyhurst College Colloquium on the Americas,
April 16-17, 2010

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

Asian African Literatures -- Special Issue of Research in African Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Research in African Literatures
contact email: 
gaurav@tulane.edu

Research in African Literatures.
Call for Papers, Special Issue on "Asian African Literatures in Africa and its Diaspora"
Guest Editor: Gaurav Desai, Tulane University

Civilisation and Fear: Writing and the Subject/s of Ideology

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in cooperation with The Committee on Literature Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
civilizationandfear@gmail.com

Civilisation and Fear: Writing and the Subject/s of Ideology

Conference Call for Papers

22-25 September 2OlO
Ustron, Poland

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[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies[UPDATE extended submission deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium [March 5-6, 2010]

Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2010.

COMPOSING OURSELVES: A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoenglish@gmail.com

Composing Ourselves:
A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric
Friday, April 16th, 2010
English Graduate Organization
Department of English and Comparative Literature

Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010) [UPDATE] New keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

***SEE BELOW FOR NEWS ON REPLACEMENT LUNCHEON SPEAKER***

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 26, 2010

Thomas R. Watson Conference: Working English in Rhetoric and Composition. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville
contact email: 
watson@louisville.edu

Thomas R. Watson Conference
Working English in Rhetoric and Composition:
Contexts, Commitments, Consequences
October 14-16, 2010
Louisville, KY

Questioning Categories in Cinema Studies, February 19th and 20th

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Cinema Studies Student Conference
contact email: 
cssc2010@gmail.com

Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2010

February 19-20, 2010, New York University, New York, NY

4th International Conference “Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison: Res Publica(s)”, 13 - 15 May 2010, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
CompaRes
contact email: 
compares.ibs5@gmail.com

The 4th International Conference in the series:

Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison

under the title

“Res Publica(s)”

University of Lisbon

[UPDATE] Special issue of Journal of African American Studies Animated Representations of Blackness

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Prompted by the release of the Disney animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, which offers the first Black "princess" in a mainstream animated film and arguably the largest role granted to an Afr

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