category: ethnicity and national identity

Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

"Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces," March 31, 2012 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

Mechademia 8 (1/9/12) Tezuka Osamu: Manga Life

full name / name of organization: 
Mechademia
contact email: 
submissions@mechademia.org

CFP: Mechademia 8. Tezuka Osamu: Manga Life

"Politics of Literary Storytelling" panel, abstract due 10/31/11

full name / name of organization: 
“Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” conference, May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic
contact email: 
amorlan@pace.edu, mf43242n@pace.edu

This is a call for papers for a panel on “Politics of Literary Storytelling” for the conference on “Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative” that will take place in May 2012 in Prague, C

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come": Travelling in time and space in literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

Interdisciplinary Studies: "Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"- Due December 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
DeAnna Kay Varela at http://conference2012.swtxpca.org

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Studies

SWTX PCA/ACA 33rd Annual Conference celebrating

"Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 8 - 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM

Velvet Light Trap Journal #71 CFP: The Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

CFP: The Archive

The Velvet Light Trap Issue #71: The Archive

CFP: "Performances of Citizenship" (Aug 2-5, 2012; SUBMISSIONS DUE Oct 29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
adamson.livingston@gmail.com

Call for Papers
"Performances of Citizenship"
The Association for Theatre in Higher Education's 2012 Conference
August 2-5, 2012; Washington D.C.

Queer Interventions and Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
jkosakow@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities; ACLA 3/31-4/1 2012, Providence

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

The Catastrophe of Contact: Surviving the Endless Aftermath in Indigenous Communities around the World

Organizer: Brenda Machosky, University of Hawai`i West O`ahu

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media and Culture -- Special Issue on the "B Feature"

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: An Electronic Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is a peer-reviewed journal published twice a year under the auspices of the Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State Univ

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference @ LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Visual Spaces: An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
C PRACSIS
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

C PRACSIS International Conference on
VISUAL SPACES
JANUARY 21 & 22, 2012 • CHENNAI, INDIA
in association with Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

call for article

full name / name of organization: 
DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
contact email: 
dr.rcp2011@gmail.

DR. R.C. PRASAD MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
PATRON – DR. BINDESHWAR PATHAK
Founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement

“Kairos and Qualia, or the Voices of the Undead” (ACLA Seminar, 11/15/11, 3/29/12-4/21/12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012
contact email: 
hhayton@guilford.edu, morello@psu.edu

The concept of the undead focuses our attention upon the paradoxical, aporetic, seemingly-permeable boundaries between life and death, and between past and present.

Queering Area Studies, Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, March 29-April 1, 2012 at Brown University
contact email: 
h0wong@ucsd.edu

Scholars ranging from Rey Chow, Miyoshi, and Harootunian have pointed out how area studies’ emergence as collaborator with the U.S.

Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
beckettconference2012@gmail

Call For Papers

"Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland" Conference
Irish Beckett – Global

July 13-14, 2012

Cycles, Recueils, Macrotexts: Theorizing the Short Story Collection - Leuven, Belgium - May 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
elke.dhoker@arts.kuleuven.be

The aim of this conference is to map and critically assess different theoretical approaches to the interlinking of short stories in a collection.

ECSSS Media and Mediation in 18th-Century Scotland April 12-15 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Eigteenth-Century Scottish studies Society & University of South Carolina
contact email: 
scottp@mailbox.sc.edu

The Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society will celebrate its 25th annual conference in Columbia, South Carolina, April 12-15, 2012, on the topic "Media & Mediation in 18th-Century Scotland: Voic

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora - 24th March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
e.mcwilliams@bathspa.ac.uk

New Perspectives on Women and the Irish Diaspora
24th March 2012

Keynote Speakers: Dr Breda Gray, Dr Louise Ryan, and Professor Bronwen Walter

[UPDATE] Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Corrected Submission Deadline: April 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 18th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

Celebrity Discourses in Canadian Contexts: DEADLINE Nov. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian Colleges and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
leek66@ mcmaster.ca or yorkl@cogeco.ca

ACCUTE: May 28-May 31, 2012

CFP Mildred Haun Conference: A Celebration of Appalachian Literature, Culture, and Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Walters State Community College
contact email: 
Viki.Rouse@ws.edu

The theme of "Defining Ourselves" opens the conversation of exploring and defining Appalachian literature and culture for ourselves and for the outside world.

[UPDATE] Vonnegut and Humor

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally, Jr.
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu and robert.tally@txstate.edu

2011 may well be called "The Year of Kurt Vonnegut." In April the Library of America issued a volume including his novels from 1963 to 1973, effectively canonizing Vonnegut.

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize” (Abstract deadline:14 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Studies Department, University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa
contact email: 
ohwovbco@unisa.ac.za

“African Literatures, Wole Soyinka and the Politics of the Nobel Prize”
February 1st – 4th 2012
Abstract deadline: 14 November 2011

UPDATE Sex...or Something Like It

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The first step in is penetration. One frame out and two bodies present themselves.

4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

CFP: "Naturalism and Crisis" (Nov 15, 2011; ACLA; March 29 - April 1, 2012, Brown U)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoff Baker / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

In the 2010 Oscar-winning Best Documentary Feature film The Cove, the film’s director Louie Psihoyos describes on-screen the film’s approach and activist goals in documenting the slaughter of dolp

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, Spring 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our spring 2012 issue. The deadline for this open-topic issue is January 15, 2012.

Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era

full name / name of organization: 
Vershawn Young and Claire Garcia / Book Project, Edited Volume
contact email: 
cgarcia@ColoradoCollege.edu, vershawn.young@uky.edu

CFP: Book Project, Edited Volume
Still Maids? Still Toms?: Perspectives on The Help and Other White-Authored Narratives of Black Life in the 'Post-Racial' Era"

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Finding Common Ground (January 2, 2012) special journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Canadian Studies; Guest Editors: Linda Hutcheon and Ian MacRae
contact email: 
imacrae@wlu.ca

“Where is home?” J. Edward Chamberlin asks us, in If this

Seventeenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (March 30, 2012/proposals due January 30, 2012)

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

Seventeenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 30, 2012

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Women Poets of WW1 Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Marcy Tanter
contact email: 
tanter@tarleton.edu

Abstracts sought for a collection of essays about women poets of the 1914-1918 era. Subjects may be from any of the nations involved in World War 1.

Rewriting Southern Literature for the Silver Screen (AUMLAC Feb 10-11 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Klevay / Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
rklevay@aum.edu

This panel will celebrate the past and continuing inspiration of Southern literature on Hollywood film.

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