category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Proposed Special Session MLA Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels (March 15 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: “(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern” - Call for Film

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

ACIS-West 2010 - October 1-3, 2010: “(Re)Defining Irish-ness in the Contemporary/Post-Modern”

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Native American Literature (RMMLA; proposals due 3/15/10, conference 10/14-16/10

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA 2010
contact email: 
LN22@calvin.edu

This special topic session of the Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (Oct. 14-16, 2010) will focus on oral traditions and the narrative, prose, and poetry of Native (North) Americans.

Call for publications Camino Real (2010/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Estudios Norteamericanos Benjamin Franklin- Universidad de Alcalá
contact email: 
cristina.crespo@uah.es

The academic journal ‘CAMINO REAL: Estudios de las Hispanidades Norteamericanas’ welcomes new submissions for its next numbers in 2010/ 2011.

Health/Care/Nation (10 April 2010; 14-17 October 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Simmons / University of Windsor
contact email: 
caas@uwindsor.ca

Health/Care/Nation

A conference sponsored by the Canadian Association for American Studies and the University of Windsor

Windsor, Ontario 14-17 October 2010 (proposal deadline: 10 April 2010)

Re-Living Disaster: Film-History-Identity

full name / name of organization: 
London Consortium
contact email: 
relivingdisaster@googlemail.com

The London Consortium Presents
Re-Living Disaster: Film – History – Identity
GRADUATE CONFERENCE

April 29-30 2010

University of London, Birkbeck
London, United Kingdom

Rewriting Traditional Literature: Transformations of Fairy Tales, Folklore, and the Unearthed Undead, 5/15/10; 11/5-7

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Textual adaptations of traditional literatures have long been written and discussed.

Reconceptualization of National Identity in Diasporic Literature, PAMLA 2010 (Deadline: Apr 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Lilit Manucharyan, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
lilitmanucharyan@yahoo.com

PAMLA (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association) is the western regional affiliate of MLA. The 2010 conference will take place November 13-14 at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

Asian American Literature Session, PAMLA 2010 (4/5/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
nanma22@gmail.com

Papers (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Asian American Literature session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference, to be held on Nov 13-14, 2010, at Chamina

American Detective Fiction in the 21st Century, PAMLA, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 13-14, 2010 (Deadline for Proposals is April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Kareem Tayyar (Golden West, California)/PAMLA
contact email: 
paultayyar@earthlink.net

This special session will deal with how Detective Novels have treated race, class, gender, politics, sexuality, or religion in an increasingly destabilized contemporary American landscape.

[UPDATE] INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH & MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010 DEADLINE EXTENSION 01 APRIL 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

(dis)junctions 2010: States of Crisis April 9-10th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions UC Riverside's Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
(dis)junctions2010@gmail.com

Call for Papers: General Topic, Humanities and Social Sciences
University of California Riverside’s Seventeenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference

States of Crisis: (dis)junctions 2010

"Undressing the Bawdy" - Graduate Student Conference - May 14th and 15th

full name / name of organization: 
York University
contact email: 
egsa-colloquium-committee-2010@googlegroups.com

“When I’m good I’m very good, but when I’m bad I’m better.” - Mae West

African Literatures - Journals and collections of essays

full name / name of organization: 
URI- Uiversidade Regional Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missoes- RS-Brazil
contact email: 
linguaeliteraturauri@gmail.com

This CFP invites critical investigation on African literatures.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010 DEADLINE 15 APRIL 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

Special Issue: SAFE

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)
contact email: 
WSQSafeIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

(Un)Told Stories: Narratives from the Global Sex Trade - proposal deadline March 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Sessions panel
contact email: 
lcbarnes@ucla.edu

Paper proposals addressing narrative constructions of the sex tourism/trafficking industry from a transnational perspective are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles.

When museum turns into theatre: the culture of display between conservatism and production_Abstract: September, 1st, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Altre modernità/ Otras modernidades/ Autres modernités/ Other Modernities Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

It was as early as 1920, while collecting his famous essays in a book – Vision and Design – that was to exert a huge impact on the Western artistic culture to come, that Roger Fry postulated his f

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference / Friday, March 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Visual Studies Graduate Student Association at UC Irvine
contact email: 
vs2010@post.com

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference
University of California, Irvine
Friday, March 12, 2010

Abstracts due: Friday, February 26

'After the Modern' Postgraduate Symposium, 16-17 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
aftermodern2010@um.edu.mt

University of Malta
Department of English
Postgraduate Symposium
After the Modern: Language, Literature, Culture

Venue:
Valletta Campus,
Old University Building,
St Paul Street,
Valletta

CFP: The Women: Henry James Review--March 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Women

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History," 20-23 October 2010, deadline: 20 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Bibi Obler / George Washington University
contact email: 
bobler@gwu.edu

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History”
20-23 October 2010
SECAC/MACAA Panel, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

CFP: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
Ana.Nunes@ucd.ie

In 2004, Morrison was commissioned to write forewords to a new edition of her novels.

Iris Murdoch 05/30/2010/ 09/10-11/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University is pleased to announce its fifth International Conference on Iris Murdoch, which will take place from 10-11 September, 2010.

CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (Collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser and Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

Orientalism, Post-colonialism and Islamic Cultures (4-7 November, 2010) 52nd Annual M/MLA Conference in Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
M/MLA
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

The 52nd Annual M/MLA Convention in Chicago. Permanent Session on Comparative Literature. November 4-7, 2010. Conference Theme: Terror

Orientalism and Post-colonialism: Islamic cultures

Extended Deadline: CFP: 'Life in Marvelous Times': Cultural Work in the Racial Present

full name / name of organization: 
The Race/Knowledge Project at University of Washington
contact email: 
rkp9@uw.edu

'LIFE IN MARVELOUS TIMES': CULTURAL WORK IN THE RACIAL PRESENT
A Race/Knowledge Project Conference, Friday, May 14, 2010
Keynote address by Vijay Prashad, Thursday, May 13, 2010

Edited Collection: Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature (Deadline May 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Pirbhai/Wilfrid Laurier University; Joy Mahabir/State University of New York
contact email: 
mpirbhai@wlu.ca and mahabij@sunysuffolk.edu

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays on Indo-Caribbean women’s literature.

NWSA: Performative Feminisms and Outsider Interventions (Feb 26, 2010; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Basuli Deb/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
bdeb2@unl.edu

NWSA Conference: Nov. 11-14, 2010, at Denver, Colorado
Proposals Due by Feb 26

Performative Feminisms and Outsider Interventions

(UPDATE) 2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby/United States Air Force Academy
contact email: 
2010wla@gmail.com

An international conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Reporting America

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

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The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: March 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the annual University of Louisville Graduate Confe

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