category: ethnicity and national identity

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

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University contact email:
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

Asian American Studies Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Maria C. Zamora, Ph.D., Series Editor; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

The Asian American Studies Series encompasses studies on all aspects of the Asian American experience, and we are committed to expanding the traditions of knowledge within the field to address vast As

[UPDATE] 4th International Indigneous Conference, 6-9 June 2010, Auckland, New Zealand

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga: New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
enquiries@traditionalknowledge2010.ac.nz

4TH INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE, 6-9 JUNE 2010, AUCKLAND, AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, or traditional forms of expression.

Forms of Social Failure

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual a

Cultural and Political Exchange in the English-Speaking World: Dynamics, Resistance, Conflict (October 22-23, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Trevor Harris, Université François-Rabelais, Tours (France)
contact email: 
harris@univ-tours.fr

The conference organisers invite proposals for papers which privilege the analysis of artistic, social, political or cultural flashpoints in the English-Speaking world.

2010 ELLAK Global Conference: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English, 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon, Korea du

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK): Chung-Ho Chung, President of the ELLAK; Youngmin Kim, Chair, Organizing Committee of the 2010 ELLAK International Conference, Daejeon Convention Center, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

Exploring Childhood Studies 4/9/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University-Camden Childhood Studies Graduate Student Orgnaization
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Exploring Childhood Studies, A Graduate Student Conference
Rutgers University, Camden

Registration is now open!

Writing Into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its fifth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, “What academic work are you engaged

CFP: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Fall issue of Red Feather Journal, www.redfeatherjournal.org

Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Conflict, Memory and Memorialisation: War and European Culture in the Twentieth Century, 17-19 Jul

full name / name of organization: 
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
phillim@hope.ac.uk

contributions to an international colloquium dedicated to examining questions of conflict and memory, focusing on the legacies within Europe of the two global conflicts of the twentieth century and th

[UPDATE] 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

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 26th, 2010

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

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