category: ethnicity and national identity

ASAUK - (In)visibility in African Cultures (Oxford, September 16-19 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Association, Oxford University
contact email: 
visibility2010@googlemail.com

(In)visibility in African Cultures

African Studies Association UK Biennial Conference

16th – 19th September 2010

University of Oxford

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

UPDATE: New World Francophonie: ACLA Panel, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Giacoppe, Ramapo College/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
giacoppe@ramapo.edu

The ACLA’s annual meeting in New Orleans seems an ideal time to address the francophone literatures and cultures of the “New World,” too often considered only as an afterthought in comparative A

[UPDATE] Queer Wales: a collection of essays on sexuality, identity and Wales

full name / name of organization: 
Huw Osborne, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Royal Military College of Canada
contact email: 
osborne@rmc.ca

Queer Wales: a collection of essays on sexuality, identity and Wales

[UPDATE] Call for Chapters Ugly Betty: the Lives of Ugly Betty, la bella mas fea

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Valdez-Pagliaro
contact email: 
lvaldezp@marymount.edu

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Ugly Betty
The lives of Betty la fea, la fea mas bella

UPDATE Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George, University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

Worlded Comparatist:The Intellectual in Exile as Foundation for a New Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Evren Akaltun/ Suny Stony Brook for ACLA
contact email: 
evrenakaltun@gmail.com

The changing landscape of our discipline can be understood through the work of Emily Apter and Amir Mufti on Auerbach, Spitzer, Said and the figure of the intellectual in exile.

[UPDATE] Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (20 Jan)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

[UPDATE] Romanian Culture in the Global Age

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
romanianculture1@yahoo.com

ROMANIAN CULTURE IN THE GLOBAL AGE

Edited by Rodica Mihaila, Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru and Dana Mihailescu
Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

CFP Volume Romanian Culture in the Global Age

full name / name of organization: 
Eds Rodica Mihaila, Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru and Dana Mihailescu
contact email: 
romanianculture1@yahoo.com

Call for Papers ROMANIAN CULTURE IN THE GLOBAL AGE

Call for Conference abstracts: Session: (Re)Modeling Our Others: Draculas, Jasons, Michaels, and Freddies

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Browning/Louisiana State University
contact email: 
jbrow11@lsu.edu

EGSA Conference: The 20th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

Regarding Iteration: Narratives of Imitation and Innovation

February 11-12, 2010

Shane Meadows (day event, april 2010)

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 2010 (date and venue to follow)

[UPDATE] Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Humanities Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

ACLA: Breaking Languages, Broken Subjects (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/21)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
4mk46@queensu.ca

The “breakage” of language, and the breakdown of communication that may ensue from this breakage, marks the borderlines between personal, social and cultural difference, but the defamiliarization

ACLA: Fictions of Haiti (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; Abstract by 11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Manganelli & Angela Naimou, Clemson University
contact email: 
kmangan@clemson.edu, anaimou@clemson.edu

“Commemorations,” observes Michel-Rolph Trouillot, “sanitize further the messy history lived by the actors.

[UPDATE] Recent Jewish American Literature and Trauma (11/27/09; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
Philippe.Codde@ugent.be

Recent Jewish American Literature and Trauma

Papers are invited for a proposed panel at the 2010 ALA Conference in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010).

Imagining and Representing Identities in Canada: Words and Images of The Cultural Mosaic- 19 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Funda Basak Baskan/ University of Alberta
contact email: 
multiculticanada2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Multiculticanada 2010
Imagining and Representing Identities in Canada: Words and Images of The Cultural Mosaic
University of Alberta

UPDATE: ACLA: Allegories of Language (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/23)

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

Allegory has long been situated in a metaphorical-metaphysical scheme that presumes a hierarchical relationship between word and meaning.

CFP: Afffectivity and Aesthetics of the Postnational across Literature, Cinema, and Theory (deadline: Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010
contact email: 
jchlpark@yahoo.com; mayumoin@gmail.com

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

Jewish Identity and Culture in Mainstream America (accepting now through 1 Mar 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Connecticut Review
contact email: 
ctreview@easternct.edu

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

[UPDATE] Re-Conceiving the Urban: Public Space and Public Health (ACLA, 1-4 April 2010, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser / Stanford University
contact email: 
houserh@stanford.edu

Seminar Organizers: Allison Carruth, University of Oregon; Heather Houser, Stanford University

We invite paper proposals for ACLA's 2010 Annual Conference, "Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms," to be held 1-4 April, 2010 in New Orleans, LA.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Proposals are due Monday, November 23, 2009.

How should we understand the “culture of cities,” to cite historian Lewis Mumford, in the context of recent environmental and public health challenges?

American Indian/Indigenous Film Panels

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

February 10-13, 2010

[UPDATE] CFP "Hybrid Realism?" American Comparative Literature Association, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010 (Deadline 11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Geoffrey Baker
contact email: 
gabaker@csuchico.edu

Hybrid Realism?

CFP: International Association for Philosophy and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
iaplassistant1@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Proposed Sessions
34th Annual Conference
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
to be held at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada,
24-30 May 2010
Topic: CULTURES OF DIFFERENCES: national / indigenous / historical

CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Pan-Latino Identity March 31-April 3, 2010 St. Louis, Missouri

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
sotor@wpunj.edu

The growth of a transnational Latin American / Latino/a community has necessitated a re-envisioning of pan-ethnicity and of national identity.

NYU Forum on Citizenship and Applied Theatre, April 23rd-25th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New York University, Program in Educational Theatre
contact email: 
applied.theatre.forum@gmail.com

To read the call for proposals: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/conference/forumoncitizenship/callforproposals

Re-Conceiving the Urban: Public Space and Public Health (ACLA, 1-4 April 2010, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser
contact email: 
houserh@stanford.edu

Seminar Organizers: Allison Carruth, University of Oregon; Heather Houser, Stanford University

We invite paper proposals for ACLA's 2010 Annual Conference, "Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms," to be held 1-4 April, 2010 in New Orleans, LA.
Proposals are due Friday, November 13.

How should we understand the “culture of cities,” to cite historian Lewis Mumford, in the context of recent environmental and public health challenges?

[Update: Extension: December 15 2009] Future Theory, Present Praxes Interdisciplinary Approaches to Thinking and Acting "Timely"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 26th, 2010

Future Theory, Present Praxes

CFP - Postcolonial Italy: The Colonial Past in Contemporary Italy – ACLA, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Caterina Romeo
contact email: 
romeo.caterina@gmail.com

In the last twenty years, the arrival of African, Asian, Latin American and Eastern European immigrants has turned Italy from a country of emigration into a nation that now hosts one of the most dive

THE CAPE & THE COSMOPOLITAN: READING ZOË WICOMB, 14-16 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Stellenbosch University
contact email: 
wicombconference@sun.ac.za

THE CAPE & THE COSMOPOLITAN: READING ZOË WICOMB

14-16 April 2010
University of Stellenbosch

CONVENORS:
Meg Samuelson (Stellenbosch) & Kai Easton (SOAS)

CONFIRMED EVENT:

Paths of Progress (?)

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.

Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies (conference; proposals due Jan 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Brophy and Jancie Hladki, McMaster University
contact email: 
brophys@mcmaster.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Conference: “Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture: Engaging Publics and Pedagogies”

November 19-20, 2010
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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