category: ethnicity and national identity

Reflections on Identity: Images in Multi-Ethnic American Literature, Abstracts Due 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association / MELUS Panel / Lucy R. Littler
contact email: 
llittler@fsu.edu

In keeping with the 2010 SAMLA convention theme, the “Interplay between Image and Text,” the MELUS panel seeks papers examining how images and/or the relationship between images and literary texts

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
<chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw>

Call for Papers / 2010 International Conference

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Word / Image / Culture, 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, November 11 - 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of West Georgia
contact email: 
landerso@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
WORD / IMAGE / CULTURE
25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

[UPDATE]: CFP: Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle.
contact email: 
adapt4u@gmail.com (attn: Grad Conference)

Adaptation- Call for Papers

University of Washington, Seattle. May 20 - 21, 2010.

Culture After Postmodern Culture conference

full name / name of organization: 
Postmodern Culture
contact email: 
pmc@uci.edu



Culture After Postmodern Culture

Critical Voices Conference at the University of North Texas April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com


Hosted by the Graduate Students in English Association, the UNT Critical Voices Conference is organized to meet the needs of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and new professionals.

Asian/Jewish/American (MLA 3/15/10; 1/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Seeking comparative studies of Jewish and Asian American literature for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2011 in Los Angeles.

[UPDATE] SPECS "Toy" Issue; March 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Specs Journal/ Rollins College
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

specs, a journal of arts and culture, invites submissions of critical and/or creative work for the 3rd volume on the theme of "Toys." We seek works of fiction, non-fiction, cultural criticism, artwork

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States: A Comparative Approach

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Butter (School of Language & Literature), Maurus Reinkowski (School of History), Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
contact email: 
michael.butter@frias.uni-freiburg.de

Conspiracy Theories in the Middle East and the United States:
A Comparative Approach

13-15 January 2011, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany

Organizers:

Facing the Other in the Absence of Theory, Spetember 30-October 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philosophy, Niksic, Montenegro
contact email: 
marijak@t-com.me

To some this title may seem paradoxical or too daunting as human cognition starts with the very opening of the eyes.

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary Approaches to English Studies Grad Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UNCW Graduate English Association Conference
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Instrumental English: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to English Studies

UNCW Graduate English Association Conference

UPDATE: Saving Private Reels:Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image; Sep 17-18,2010

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies at University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
ucchomemovies@gmail.com

Saving Private Reels:Presentation, appropriation and re-contextualisation of the amateur moving image UPDATE

University College Cork, Ireland
contact email:
ucchomemovies@gmail.com

Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject

A Book Proposal by Matthew Causey and Fintan Walsh

2nd Global Conference: Strangers, ALiens and Foreigners (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Monday 20th September – Wednesday 22nd September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Rethinking Boundaries: New Frontiers in 20th Cent. British Literature -- Oct. 28-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association / Chair: Jennifer Powlette
contact email: 
jpowlett@email.arizona.edu

The SCMLA 20th century British literature panel welcomes submissions on the topic "New Frontiers." Although the panel topic is open, papers rethinking borders or boundaries (textual, literal, psychol

OCT 14-16, 2010 - Albuquerque, NM - Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (www.rmmla.org)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association / 150+ different sessions (English & Foreign Languages)
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

Visit www.rmmla.org for complete details and CFP on all sessions (English and Foreign Languages).

UPDATE: Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (deadline: Feb 1, 2010; conference: June 15-17, 2010))

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society
contact email: 
Brassard@up.edu

Call for Papers:
Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945


University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, June 17-19, 2010

Poetry of the Americas Symposium at Princeton, April 17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
rgalvin@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
POETRY OF THE AMERICAS
5th Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

[UPDATE] Voices from the In-Between: Aporias, Reverberations, and Audiences (Submission: 2/1/10; Conference Dates: 4/16-4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures--University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
culturesoftheinbetween2010@gmail.com

This conference seeks to foster a space to discuss, problematize, and rethink possible ways of approaching the elusive concept of the in-between, as it relates to various modes of cultural production

Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics, 23.-25. September 2010, Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt University Berlin
contact email: 
queer.conference@hu-berlin.de

Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics
23.-25. September 2010

CFP: Autobiography Session, PAMLA 2010 (3/15/10; 11/13-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
108th Annual Conference
November 13-14, 2010
Chaminade University
Honolulu, Hawaii

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

First Round Proposal Deadline is fast approaching.

Call for Papers
Charlie in the Heartland
An International Charlie Chaplin Conference
October 28, 29, and 30, 2010

SCMLA Old and Middle English Session Oct. 28-30; deadline for submission March 26

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association: Old and Middle English Session Chair Rebecca Dark
contact email: 
rebeccad@dbu.edu

The SCMLA Old and Middle English Session welcomes submissions on any topic related to Old or Middle English studies including gender, ethnicity/national idenity, environment, history, culture, and (of

Currency and Consumption: The Social Lives of Literary Texts. May 21-22, 2010 (Madrid)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference
Department of English
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain
May 21-22, 2010

Currency and Consumption: The Social Lives of Literary Texts

Literature and Rights in the Age of Enlightenment (3/5/2010; MLA 1/6-1/9/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles, CA

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--EGSA-NEH Annual Conference: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa
contact email: 
samantha-extance@utulsa.edu

5th Annual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

Theme: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

American Childhoods: Representations of Childhood in pre-1900 American Literature/ November 5-7, 2010 Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assocation (SAMLA)
contact email: 
cnesmith@sc.edu

What kinds of “cultural work” do child characters do in literary works? How is gender performed by these characters? How is national identity formed?

"Sustainable Asia: Challenges and Opportunities," October 22-24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies
contact email: 
kenleyd@etown.edu

To propose a panel or an individual paper, please send a completed proposal form along with a one-page abstract for each proposed paper by May 1, 2010 to David Kenley, the MAR/AAS 2010 Program Chair.

The Great Plains, the Prairies, and the US/Canadian Border, June 18-19, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Dakota Institute for Borderland Studies
contact email: 
kyle.conway@und.edu

The University of North Dakota Institute for Borderland Studies Presents:

The Great Plains, the Prairies, and the US/Canadian Border

"States of Emergency - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Dynamics of Crisis" June 11-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, John K. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2010@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the ensuing War on Terror stand as images that mark the 21st century’s fall into a permanent state of emergency, manifest in the suspension of civil liberties, preemptive and irregular warfare, and a disregard for international law.

Cultural Translations

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Group, Lancaster University
contact email: 
c.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

Africa: Cultural Translations

Lancaster University, UK 21-22 May 2010

http://www.transculturalwriting.com/Content/african_studies.html

Call for Papers

International Conference in Ludwigsburg, Germany - "Culture and Media Education: An International Survey", 15-17 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Departement of Culture and Media Education, University of Education Ludwgisburg
contact email: 
hagemann@ph-ludwigsburg.de

In Germany, culture and media education takes place in many different forms and places: in youth centres, cultural centres, music and art schools, in media projects, museums and theatres.

Span<-->Eng Translation in U.S. Children’s Literature, ATA, Denver, Oct. 27-30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
proposed session for American Translators Association national convention
contact email: 
lakanost@ksu.edu

Panelists are invited for a proposed American Translators Association session examining various facets of the role of Spanish<-->English translation in U.S. children’s literature.

Postcolonial Intimacies (Essays for Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Phanuel Antwi, Sarah Brophy, Helene Strauss, and Y-Dang Troeung, McMaster Univeristy
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Essays for Edited Collection

Postcolonial Intimacies

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

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