category: ethnicity and national identity

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

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

NEW: Conference website: www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Fiorindi and Rita Gagliano
contact email: 
lisa_fiorindi@yahoo.ca

Anthology on the Corporate Academy Seeks Submissions – extended deadline

In his recent article “The Last Professor” (NY Times, Jan 09), Stanley Fish

Call for Editorial Board Members

full name / name of organization: 
www.redfeatherjournal.org
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal is a new online, international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, English-language journal that provides a forum for scholars and professionals to interrogate representations of ch

Many Manifestations: Iranians and Iranian Culture in the Global Diaspora, October 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Persis Karim and Babak Elahi
contact email: 
pkarim@email.sjsu.edu, babak.elahi@rit.edu

This collection of scholarly essays explores the Iranian diaspora that resulted from the mass migration from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic, as

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 9/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

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THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

Gerald Vizenor and Transnationalism (Collection) - deadline for abstracts 31st August 2009

full name / name of organization: 
James Mackay
contact email: 
transnationalvizenor@gmail.com

Contributions are sought for a collection of essays analysing international relations, cosmopolitanism and the transnational in Vizenor’s fiction.

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom SWTX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
SWTX PCA/ACA February 2010

Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The Humanities Education and Research Association invites 250-word proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and workshops for inclusion in its conference to be held in El Paso, Texas on March 11-13,

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Rainwater, Cristine Soliz, Anna Lee Walters
contact email: 
cathernr@stedwards.edu -- csoliz@csoliz.com --Anna_Lee@frontiernet.net

We are accepting submissions for a collection of stories, essays, and poems for a proposed book on comparative American spatial concepts, partially titled “Stories the Land Holds.” The editors are

Philip Roth Society panel for Louisville Conference and Literature and Culture since 1900, February 18-20.

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk

The Philip Roth Society is sponsoring a panel at this year's 38th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20.

The 19th Annual Africa/Diaspora Conference Health, Peace, Security, and Development in Africa/Diaspora April 29 – May 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Sacramento The Center for African Peace & Conflict Resolution & The Pan African Studies Program
contact email: 
uwazieee@csus.edu

This conference examines emergent issues of health and its interconnections with peace, security and development in Africa and her Diaspora, with major emphasis upon critical analysis and the

Expanded Screens (Deadline March 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Journal of Film Studies
contact email: 
cjfsedit@filmstudies.ca


The editors of CJFS/RCEC -- Charles Acland (Communication Studies) and Catherine Russell (Film Studies) at Concordia University, Montreal -- seek submissions of manuscripts in film and moving image studies for the following special refereed topic issues. The recommended maximum length for articles is 6000 words. We publish work in English or French.

Panel on ‘The Postcolonial Human: Canadian Perspectives’ (24-26 Sep 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Emma E Smith / University of Leeds
contact email: 
e.e.smith@leeds.ac.uk

Panel to be included at ‘The Postcolonial Human’: A Conference at the Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, University of Leeds
Thursday 24 – Friday 25 September 2009

39th ANNUAL BSECS CONFERENCE (January 2010, Oxford, UK) -- revised

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

BRITISH SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
39th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Tuesday 5 January-Thursday 7 January 2010
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

CFP Deadline: Saturday 26 September 2009

7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability - 5-7 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
contact email: 
support@onsustainability.com

**7th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability**
5-7 January 2011
University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

Inventions of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Reconstruction
Issue 10.3
Michael Benton, Alan Clinton, Wes Houp and Danny Mayer
Inventions of Activism

Four Corners Conference on Immigration

full name / name of organization: 
Mesa State College
contact email: 
tacker@mesastate.edu; jbarak@mesastate.edu

Four Corners Conference on Immigration
Fall 2009
Topic: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice – a Dialogue on Immigration

Call for Papers

Call Deadline: 20-July-2009

CFP-Kate Chopin International Society at SSSL Conference, 8-11 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
cbucher@berry.edu

Call for Proposals for Kate Chopin Panel for 2010 Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference

CFP: Race and Gender-- Special Summer Supplement to MP Journal

full name / name of organization: 
MP Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women's studies.

Exhibiting Capital(s): Berlin and Beyond (NeMLA); Montreal (15.9.2009; 7-11.4.2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter McIsaac / York University, Toronto
contact email: 
pmcisaac@yorku.ca

Modern German cities, particularly regional and national capitals, have often been studied in relation to German national identity.

Multilingual Realities in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Flury, DePauw University, and Hervé Regnauld, University of Rennes
contact email: 
aflury@depauw.edu, herve.regnauld@uhb.fr

Special Issue (11.1, January 2011) for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

Edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld

North Georgia Arts and Letters Conference, February 26-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
North Georgia College and State University
contact email: 
tbennett@ngcsu.edu

What are the potential benefits and challenges of the growing relationship between the United States and China?

Call for papers:

“National Identities and Literature: Problems and Possible Answers" & others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Assocition
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

Nº 02 > Call for Papers

Call for Papers #02

“Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House.” Proposed panel at the 10th BSECS Conference. 5 to7 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Proposal for Panel: “Home and Away. Writing the Eighteenth-century House.”
Organiser and chair: Prof. Francesca Saggini (University of Tuscia – University of Glasgow)
fsaggini@unitus.it

Looking Back on Activism and American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Call for Papers

Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-11, 2010

CFP: Children in Film SW/TX PCA/ACA Feb 10-13, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the SW/TX PCA/ACA conference Feb 10-13, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM.(www.swtxpca.org) Submissions pertaining to any aspect of children's

CFP: Mothering and Migration Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
arm@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) and the University of Puerto Rico
are hosting a conference on

Mothering and Migration:

[UPDATE] EAPSU Fall Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED, AUGUST 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference
contact email: 
ljcella@ship.edu

The 2009 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held at Shippensburg University, October 22-24, 2009.

Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse: Atlanta, October 22-24. [Graduate]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University: New Voices Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

Fiction Writers (1960 to the Present) and Their Use of Fairy Tales (Sept. 30, 2009; NeMLA April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Cullum / NeMLA
contact email: 
ccullum@kutztown.edu

How and why do fiction writers from the explosively experimental period of 1960 to the present use (subvert, disturb) the seemingly conventional form of the fairy tale?

Essay Collection: James Baldwin: The Price of Masculinity; Accepting submissions until 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron Oforlea Ph.D
contact email: 
aoforlea@wsu.edu

Submissions are invited for a collection of critical essays that examine James Baldwin’s life, fiction, and nonfiction with the most recent scholarship from Black Masculinity Studies.

Packingtown Review: 2d Issue Deadline -- Sept.1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite creative and critical submissions through Sept.1, for its second issue to be released in 2010.

[UPDATE] Contemporary Issues: Literature and Culture since 1980

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World and The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S. (MELOW and MELUS-India)
contact email: 
mjaidka@gmail.com

Contemporary Issues: Literature and Culture since 1980
full name / name of organization:

Ireland and Ecocriticism: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 18-19 June 2010 (Deadline: 15 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O'Connor, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@mic.ul.ie

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Ireland is a land of pastoral greenery, but its landscape is an arguably ‘unnatural’ construct, a topography shaped by a history of conflict and suffering. Gerry Smyth asserted in 2000 that ‘Irish Studies and ecocriticism ... have a lot to say to each other’, yet despite the centrality of the land to Irish identity at home and abroad, ecocriticism remains largely absent from Irish Studies in Ireland.

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