category: ethnicity and national identity

Theorizing in the Chick Lit Genre (Proposed Collection of Essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Hurt, West Chester University
contact email: 
ehurt@wcupa.edu

Though the chick lit genre is most often cited as a location for the study of contemporary white women’s experiences or perhaps to debate the genre’s feminist credentials, it has in the last fifteen years emerged as a site where protagonists of many ethnicities negotiate their cultural identities and notions of national belonging.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session “Circulating Notions of TB”

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Rubens
contact email: 
arubens@fmarion.edu

“Circulating Notions of TB”

Conference papers invited that examine the representation of patients' experiences with tuberculosis in imaginative, digital, and other texts.

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

full name / name of organization: 
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our tenth year of issues.

DASH Literary Journal 2015 Edition, Cal State Fullerton's Official Literary Magazine (Deadline: March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
DASH Literary Journal
contact email: 
dashliteraryjournal@gmail.com

DASH, Cal State Fullerton's annual literary journal, seeks submissions for its 2015 issue.

Romanticism and the Arts (SAMLA, 13-15 Nov. 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA 87 (Durham, NC, USA; 13-15 Nov. 2015)
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Romanticism and the Arts, an affiliated session of the Keats-Shelley Association of America at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference in Durham, North Carolina, USA (13-15 Nov.

CFP: Trans* Studies at NWSA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
rachel.a.reinke@asu.edu

2015 Call for Papers for the Trans/Gender Variant Caucus
National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Nov. 12-15, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

NWSA Lesbian Caucus CFP "The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s" due 2/18

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
jaimec@olemiss.edu

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in Mi

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 2/8

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, English Department
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

ACED-17

THE 17TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

Seepersad & Sons: Naipaulian Creative Synergies 6th - 8th September, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of the West Indies St Augustine
contact email: 
jvijaymaharaj@gmail.com

Friends of Mr Biswas in collaboration with the Department of Literary, Cultural and Communication Studies, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine is pleased to issue this call for papers for

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended] CFP: “‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

[UPDATE] Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Floirna Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu

Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness
full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] 2nd CFP European Cinema Research Forum Conference, NUI Galway (Ireland), 7th-8th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NUI Galway
contact email: 
conn.holohan@nuigalway.ie

Space and Place in European Cinema
2015 European Cinema Research Forum
Annual Conference

Huston School of Film & Digital Media
National University of Ireland, Galway
7th – 8th July 2015

International Conference Relations and Networks in Indian Ocean Writing November 26th-27th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
contact email: 
relations.networks@gmail.com

The Indian Ocean is a cultural and economic system that dates back over five thousand years as Malays, Chinese, Arabs, Indians and Africans traded across it for centuries before the Europeans set foot

CFP-Edited Collection: Literature for the Masses

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Norjuan Q. Austin, Department of English, Stephen F. Austin State University
contact email: 
nqaustin@sfasu.edu

Call for Papers:

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions" (SDSU, April 17-18)

full name / name of organization: 
San Diego State University LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

CALL FOR CHAIRS: "The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions"
San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Tongson (USC)

CFP: Journal of Film & Video: Television & Performance (6/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Tropiano/Journal of Film & Video
contact email: 
jfv.specialissue@gmail.com

Journal of Film & Video
Special Issue on Television & Performance
Guest Editors: R. Colin Tait & Justin Owen Rawlins

DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2015

UPDATE INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION BIENNIAL CONFERENCE, 2015 GOTHIC MIGRATIONS July 28th to August 1st 2015 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC ASSOCIATION
contact email: 
whatley@sfu.ca

GOTHIC MIGRATIONS

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 10, 2015!

Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

We invite proposals for an exciting and provocative symposium on the topic of Transforming Contagion.

CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 1 ISSUE - MARCH 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

SOCRATES
ISSN 2347-6869 (Open Access)
ISSN 2347-2146 (Print)

[UPDATE Deadline Extended to February 8th] N-Determination and Critical Practices of Resistance [March 12-13, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
University of California - Irvine Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
NDeterminationConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers

[UPDATE] From the Outside

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
Ssantosh.khadka@csun.edu; jcdmce@louisiana.edu; kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

CFW Feminist Spaces 1.2 (deadline, 02/06/14) “Women and Technology"

full name / name of organization: 
Etienne Lambert, Managing Editor / Feminist Spaces (interdisciplinary academic journal)
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

_Feminist Spaces_: Women and Technology
full name / name of organization:
_Feminist Spaces_
contact email:
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Edith Wharton Society Mount Research Award (deadline 4/20/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2015, the Edith Wharton Society will offer a Mount Research Award in the amount of $500 to enable a scholar to conduct research on Edith Wharton’s library at the Mount in Lenox, MA.

Wreck Park now taking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Wreck Park: Interesting Literatures, Interested Criticism

Edith Wharton Undergraduate Research Prize (deadline 6/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

UPDATE: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA in Austin, TX, 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society invites papers addressing Wharton's relationship to the fin de siècle.

7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 11-12, 2015 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

[UPDATE] United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Deadline Extended to 2/9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

The Revolutionary Lesbian 1970s, submissions due Feb. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Session organizer, Paola Bacchetta at pbacchetta@berkeley.edu and the Lesbian Caucus chair, Jaime Cantrell at jaimec@olemiss.edu

The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in Mi

Problematizing East Asia: Theory and Engagement (CFP closes 30 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of Tamkang Review
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

Anglo-American neo-liberalism is a double-edged sword that at once consolidates and weakens the long-term Western dominance.

[UPDATE] Reminder: CfP FORUM Issue 20: After the Good Life, Deadline 2 March

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Call for Papers Issue 20: After the Good Life

Arab American Women: Representation, Reception and Subjectivity in Contemporary American Literature by Women (SSAWW)

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh_at_gmail.com

Society for the Stuidy of American Women Writers (SSAWW) Triennial Conference
November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

Russia and the Middle East in the Premodern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh_at_gmail.com

Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention
2016 7–10 January, Austin

CFP for a special panel:

*Russia and the Middle East in the Premodern Period*

The Edwidge Danticat Society-The 29th Annual MELUS Conference, April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
The Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for its inaugural panel at the 29th Annual MELUS Conference. In keeping with the theme of this year’s conference, “Arrivals and Departures in U.S.

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