category: ethnicity and national identity

Native American Literature and Human Rights (Nov 6-8, 2009) Atlanta, GA

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
Native American Literature
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
November 6-8, 2009
Atlanta, Georgia

NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

UNDERGRAD: HECBC Undergraduate Research & Creativity Conf. / Reading, PA / 18 Apr. 2009 Conf. -- 20 Mar. Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Council of Berks County Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference
contact email: 
ugconference@racc.edu

The decennial Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference sponsored by the Higher Education Council of Berks County (PA) will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at Reading Area Community College (Reading, PA).

Literature and Pathology, May 22-24 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Davis
contact email: 
jhowell@ucdavis.edu

CFP: "Literature and Pathology," UC Davis
University of California, Davis Medical Center (Sacramento, CA)
May 22-24, 2009
http://litpathcon.ucdavis.edu/
Deadline: April 5th, 2009

Visions of the World: Forms, Functions, and Histories of Universalism (2009 MLA panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Koonyong Kim
contact email: 
koonyongkim@duke.edu

Visions of the World: Forms, Functions and Histories of Universalism

Call for Papers for the 2009 Modern Language Association Convention,
Philadelphia, 27-30 December

CFP: Justice and Mercy Have Kissed (SAMLA 11/6-8/09; deadline 5/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Abigail Lundelius/Southeastern Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
lundeliu@mailbox.sc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 6-8, 2009
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

Deadline: May 1, 2009

JUSTICE AND MERCY HAVE KISSED

Arts of the Present - October 22-25, 2009 (Deadline April 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
A.S.A.P.: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
info@artsofthepresent.org

A.S.A.P.: The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
Launch Conference: "ASAP 1: Arts of the Present"

October 22-25, 2009
Knoxville, Tennessee

Plenaries: Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Sianne Ngai, Anton Vidokle

[UPDATE]:MLA, Philadelphia 2009: British graphic novels and comics.

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho
contact email: 
eho@ursinus.edu

Deadline for abstracts extended until March 20th, 2009.

Abstracts are invited on British graphic novels and comics.

"Postcolonial and..." at SAMLA, November 6-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Roopika Risam, Emory University
contact email: 
rrisam@emory.edu

Session Title: “Postcolonial and…”

The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization’ Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Otago
contact email: 
vijay.devadas@otago ac.nz

The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization’ Conference

24-26 June, 2009

Organised by the Postcolonial Studies Research Network, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

The New Exotic? Postcolonialism and Globalization’ Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Otago
contact email: 
chris.prentice@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Keynote Speakers: Professor Robert J.C. Young, New York University; Professor Graham Huggan, University of Leeds; Associate Professor Susie O’Brien, McMaster University

Science and Fiction: “Posthumanism Today" (4/15/09; MMLA; 11/12-15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Leaps of Faith: Mania Meets Modernity SAMLA Atlanta GA Nov. 6-8 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Gallagher
contact email: 
jeng_steveg@hotmail.com

This panel will interrogate the upsurge of the new(?) homicidal/suicidal religiosity in the West.

Obama in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barack Obama in Popular Culture
contact email: 
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Title: Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barack Obama in Popular Culture

Contact:
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Editors: Derrais Carter & Nicholas Yanes

Criticism as Method: Mediating Literature and Politics (3/19/09; MLA '09)

full name / name of organization: 
Swati Rana, MLA Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
swati@berkeley.edu

CFP: “Criticism as Method: Mediating Literature and Politics”
A Panel of the Graduate Student Caucus, MLA 2009

Pirates and Piracy (May 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Opitz / darkmatter
contact email: 
opit0010@umn.edu

darkmatter Journal - http://www.darkmatter101.org/

Special Issue - Call for Papers: Pirates and Piracy in History, Literature and Theory

Midwest Regional, American Conference for Irish Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois Irish and Irish Immigration Studies Program
contact email: 
lordan@siu.edu

The 2009 Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies will be held October 17-19 at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.

Looking for essays about President Barak Obama in Popular Culture for a book anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Obama-Mania: Critical Essays on Representations of President Barak Obama in Popular Culture
contact email: 
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Contact:
ObamaInPopularCulture@gmail.com

Editors: Derrais Carter & Nicholas Yanes
Publisher: McFarland

Deadline for Abstracts: May 25th, 2009

Description of the Book:

UPDATE: Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference

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

UPDATED DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS BOTH CRITICAL AND CREATIVE IS 5:00PM ON MARCH 31, 2009. PLEASE EMAIL SWSWGRADCONFERENCE@GMAIL.COM WITH QUESTIONS!

Bitten by Twilight: Youth culture, media, and the Twilight saga

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Click / University of Missouri, Columbia
contact email: 
clickm@missouri.edu

CFP: Bitten by Twilight: Youth culture, media, and the Twilight saga

Edited by Melissa Click, Jennifer Stevens Aubrey, and Lissa Behm-Morawitz

Proposal deadline: April 10, 2009

CFP: [Ethnic] CFP –– MLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

CFP: [Ethnic] CFP –– MLA 2009

CFP: [Ethnic] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises-French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

CFP: [Ethnic] Representations of the intellectual in Ireland

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Deadline Extended:Collection on Dalit Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey
contact email: 
asha.choubey@yahoo.com

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Deadline Extended:Collection on Dalit Literature

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Death in Modern to Contemporary Irish Literature - SAMLA session 2009 - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria-Bryan@utc.edu

UPDATE: [Ethnic] Death in Modern to Contemporary Irish Literature - SAMLA session 2009 - Extended Deadline

CFP: [Ethnic] The Cosmopolitan Novel: Old Paradigms/New Directions

full name / name of organization: 
Soo Kim
contact email: 
sooykim@tamu.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] The Cosmopolitan Novel: Old Paradigms/New Directions

UPDATE: [Ethnic] The Booker Prize and India

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
contact email: 
nilanshu1973@yahoo.com

UPDATE: [Ethnic] The Booker Prize and India

CFP: [Ethnic] New Approaches to Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Hordis
contact email: 
hordis@arcadia.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] New Approaches to Translation Studies

CFP: [Ethnic] American Indian Literatures and Traditional Ecological Knowledge: MLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Fitzgerald
contact email: 
sfitzger@ku.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] American Indian Literatures and Traditional Ecological Knowledge: MLA 2009

UPDATE: [Ethnic] REMINDER CFP: New German Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Hougentogler
contact email: 
berserksgangr@ucla.edu

UPDATE: [Ethnic] REMINDER CFP: New German Review

CFP: [Ethnic] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho
contact email: 
eho@ursinus.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] MLA 2009: British graphic novels and comics

UPDATE: [Ethnic] New Journal Issue: Sense and Sensation

full name / name of organization: 
Bernadette Cantrall
contact email: 
slamphilament@usyd.edu.au

UPDATE: [Ethnic] New Journal Issue: Sense and Sensation

CFP: [Ethnic] MLA 2009, British graphic novels and comics

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho
contact email: 
eho_at_ursinus.edu@virgo.sas.upenn.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] MLA 2009, British graphic novels and comics

CFP: [Ethnic] The Booker Prize and India

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
contact email: 
nilanshu1973@yahoo.com

CFP: [Ethnic] The Booker Prize and India

CFP: [Ethnic] Queer Asian America

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Son Brownell
contact email: 
crystal.brownell@email.ucr.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] Queer Asian America

CFP: [Ethnic] Death in Modern to Contemporary Irish Literature - SAMLA session 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan
contact email: 
Victoria-Bryan@utc.edu

CFP: [Ethnic] Death in Modern to Contemporary Irish Literature - SAMLA session 2009

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