category: ethnicity and national identity

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (new deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Oct. 1-4, 2015
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH
Deadline: May 15, 2015

CFP - The Value of Survival

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

CFP - The Value of Survival
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
Tuesday 1st-Thursday 3rd September

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

The Crucible of Calamity: Crisis and Identity Formation in 19th Century America (C19 Proposed Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner, The University of Memphis
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

Writing has long been a means of ordering human thought and working to harness meaning into a cohesive explanation or narrative.

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

The Feeling of Time in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2015 PAMLA Conference - Nov. 6-8 in Portland, OR
contact email: 
rkaufma2@binghamton.edu



Briefly: A reader’s sense of time in literature rests upon a fully embodied and affective reading experience. Amongst an author’s mechanisms for communicating a shared sense of time with one’s readers is the use of highly affective, visceral, and/or proprioceptive linguistic cues. I’m looking for work that either explains or demonstrates how the affective communication of felt time works in contemporary American literature. Interdisciplinary work especially encouraged.

Journal special issue (CLINA): Arabic literature in translation

full name / name of organization: 
Tarek Shamma
contact email: 
tshamma@qf.org.qa

Arabic literature, declared Edward Said in 1990, “remains relatively unknown and unread in the West, for reasons that are unique, even remarkable.”

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

CALL FOR ARTICLES For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Martine Wagner
contact email: 
martinef@mail.usf.edu

CALL FOR ARTICLES
For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (http://portuguese-diaspora-studies.com/index.php/ijpds)

Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline 01/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Call for Submission of Book Proposals or Edited Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western: Submission Deadline May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Conference of the Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western Genre
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015

PAMLA 2015: Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samuel.hartwell.johnson@gmail.com

The comics and graphic narratives session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to comics and/or graphic narratives.

Listening Strategies for Feminist and Queer Action

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC's in Houston Texas, 2016
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu

This panel responds to Krista Ratcliffe’s call in Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness (2005) for rhetoricians to pay more attention to listening as a way to promote conscious ide

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

CFP Edited Collection- Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production , Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Donahue
contact email: 
jenniferdonahue@email.arizona.edu

We are seeking essays for an edited collection entitled Religion, Resistance and Gender in Caribbean Cultural Production.

Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting (October 1-4, 2015) - Deadline May 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu

Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

CFP: Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

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

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

[UPDATE] Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/8/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu ; Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

[UPDATE] CfP Extended deadline 31 May - Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

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

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Global Cultures of Contestation International Conference at the University of Amsterdam (15 & 16 October 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies
contact email: 
acgs.fgw@uva.nl

Global Cultures of Contestation International Conference

Organised by the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies

University of Amsterdam
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Call for Papers: 2015 21st Century English Conference - October 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
jsmoore@bgsu.edu

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to Downing Street, Narratives of a Path to Power and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca ILIOU/Brunel University
contact email: 
Raluca.Iliou@brunel.ac.uk

13th October 2015 brings the centenary of the birth of a leader who will always be celebrated as Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

Comparative Literature PAMLA Nov 6-8, 2015 Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Comparative Literature session at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association Conference at Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 8, welcomes

Power and the Mediterranean, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference Power and the Mediterranean will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen S. Lai / PAMLA
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

Special Topic Session for 2015 PAMLA Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon, November 6-8, 2015

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

CFP [UPDATE] - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Arndt/Mariam Popal/Rinaldo Walcott - University of Bayreuth/University of Toronto
contact email: 
rinaldo.walcott@utoronto.ca, Susan.Arndt@uni-bayreuth.de, popal.mariam@uni-bayreuth.de

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

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