category: ethnicity and national identity

Call for Papers: Ports of Call---Cultures of Exchange, UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
portsofcall2010@gmail.com

As gateways to other worlds and world-systems, port cities, such as Tangier, Istanbul, London, Manila, and Kobe, one of Japan’s most important ports, are sites of economic and cultural exchange.

The Transnational in Nineteenth-Century America (Sept 1; C19 The Society of Nineteenth C. Americanists Conf. in PA, May 20-23)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parsons / UW Platteville and Naomi Greyser / University of Iowa
contact email: 
parsonsam@uwplatt.edu, naomi-greyser@uiowa.edu

The Transnational in Nineteenth-Century America:
Land, Water and Zones of Literary Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism

45th ICMS in Kalamazoo, May 13-16 2010: The Literature and Landscapes of Medieval East Anglia

full name / name of organization: 
Justin T. Noetzel/ Saint Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
noetzelj@slu.edu

This session seeks papers to discuss and analyze the literature, landscapes, history, and places of medieval East Anglia, as well as other relevant disciplines such as architecture, theology, ecology,

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

Positioning the New: Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary “Canon”

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc and Elisabetta Marino
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

The reception of Chinese American literature by American critics and readers has undergone numerous changes since the marginalization of the first Chinese American writers.

CFP (Kalamazoo): Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities and Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (JMIS) jointly sponsor a roundtable on "Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-Serving Colleges and Universit

Fantasty Ireland: Imaginings and Reimaginings

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network - University of Sunderland
contact email: 
alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Fantasy Ireland:
Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures: International Conference on Orality & Performance(01/12-13-14/2010; Deadline: 10/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Jadavpur University
contact email: 
debashreedattaray@gmail.com

The oral, as a system of communication, while connecting the speaker and the listener in a network of communitic experiences, produces epistemological parameters "

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

REGISTRATION OPEN -- Conference: "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945", 18 September 2009, University of Oxford

CFP: ‘Disclose’, M/C Journal Vol 12. No. 6 (December 2009) (due October 23 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
M/C Journal
contact email: 
disclose@journal.media-culture.org.au

CFP: ‘Disclose’, M/C Journal Vol 12. No. 6 (December 2009) (due October 23 2009)

‘Disclose’ – Call for Contributions
Issue Editors: Bree Hadley and Rebecca Caines

UPDATE: ASECS 2010 Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holly Faith Nelson / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
Holly.Nelson@twu.ca

“Strangers, Gods, and Monsters”: Encountering the Other in Defoe and His Contemporaries

Conference on Exiled Writers October 22-23, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Karen Tatum/Norfolk State University
contact email: 
ketatum@nsu.edu

Conference Theme: “SINGING THEIR SONGS IN A STRANGE LAND: The Impact of Exile on Diasporan Writers”

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest (Symposium 5 Dec 09; CFP Deadline 5 Oct 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media at the University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

"Let Spirit Speak! Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora" 4/22-24/2010; deadline 12/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; The City College of New York
contact email: 
culturaljourneys2010@gmail.com

“Let Spirit Speak!
Cultural Journeys through the African Diaspora”
April 22-24, 2010
The City College of New York
New York, NY

John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Essays on Welsh Mythology in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside and Marygrove College, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
Kristin Noone (kristin.noone@email.ucr.edu); Audrey Becker (abecker@marygrove.edu)

In recent years, interest in Welsh mythology and legendary figures has grown exponentially in popular culture, with appearances in diverse arenas ranging from fantasy fiction to role-playing games, fr

Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date 2009/12/05; deadline 2009/09/01

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

What is English studies in the early decade of the 21st century, when the national boundaries are being crossed and redrawn thanks to the international flight, the Internet and people flows, when the

CFP: Guest Editors for Special Issues: Women's Writing 8/1/2009 (initial proposals) 12/15/2009 (final publication)

full name / name of organization: 
WomenWriters.net
contact email: 
kimwells@womenwriters.net

Women Writers scholarly zine seeks proposals for guest editor CFP’s for our yearly Scholarly Special Issue on any aspect of Women's Writing.

The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: The Works of Joss Whedon, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

True Blood, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
tamy.burnett@gmail.com

CFP: True Blood SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 2/10-13/10)

Indo-Caribbean Literature and Culture 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Indo-Caribbean Studies Association - University of Warwick
contact email: 
l.gramaglia@warwick.ac.uk

Indo-Caribbean Literature and Culture 2010
Centre for Caribbean Studies
University of Warwick
1st-2nd of July 2010

Voices from the In-Between: Aporias, Reverberations, and Audiences

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

April 16th-April 18th, 2010
Hosted by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
University of Massachusetts Amherst

UPDATE: In Derrida's wake: a Symposium on Deconstruction After Jacques Derrida

full name / name of organization: 
La Trobe University, Australia
contact email: 
Derrida2009@latrobe.edu.au

In Derrida's Wake
La Trobe University, Australia
9 Ocotober 2009

ANNOUNCING: Keynote Speaker

ANDREW BENJAMIN: ‘JUSTICE, LAW AND PLACE: DERRIDA AND THE UNCONDITIONAL’

Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry (Call for Papers on Literature, Philosophy and the Arts)

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophical Society of Nepal
contact email: 
philosophical_journal@yahoo.com

The Philosophical Society of Nepal, and its reviewed Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical topics and from a wide range of perspectives,

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

**Abstract Deadline extended to 15 August 2009**

CFP: thirdspace, Audacity of Hope? (deadline: September 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace
contact email: 
info@thirdspace.ca

The editors of /thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture/ invite submissions for our forthcoming issue "Audacity of Hope?"

"Somatechnics of 'Size': Queer Interventions" Edited Collection - 15 August, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray & Nikki Sullivan
contact email: 
smurray78@gmail.com

** PLEASE CIRCULATE TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES **

The Work of Neil Gaiman SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: The Work of Neil Gaiman, SW/TX PCA/ACA

The Work of Terry Pratchett SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: The Work of Terry Pratchett, SW/TX PCA/ACA

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

Bollywood Remakes Hollywood: Cross-Cultural Translations and Makeovers (SCMS Panel) Due Aug. 10

full name / name of organization: 
Rashna Wadia Richards/Rhodes College
contact email: 
richardsr@rhodes.edu

Remakes have always been popular in Hollywood; they are usually regarded as safe commercial bets, and they underscore cinema's ability to shape and reshape the cultural imagination.

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

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

SW/TX PCA ACA American Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

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