category: ethnicity and national identity

"East/West: Ruptures and Convergences," An International Conference, 1-2 December, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
contact email: 
um.english.conference@gmail.com

In order to promote dialogue between East and West we welcome papers that address a broad range of issues, especially in relation to literature, art, film, and popular culture.

Western Popular Music and the Postcolonial Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Edward Mallot & Dr. Bidisha Banerjee
contact email: 
edward.mallot@asu.edu; banerjee@ied.edu.hk

Call for contributions to an edited volume of essays

Urban Studies Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

Romancing the Zombie [Contracted with McFarland Publishers-Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
contact email: 
romancingthezombie@gmail.com

Romancing the Zombie: Falling in Love with the Undead in the 21st Century

Editors
Ashley Szanter, Weber State University
Jessica K. Richards, Weber State University

Project Overview

Seeking short stories by women for Anthology- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of overcoming challenges or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography: An Interdisciplinary Conference (November 2016), CFP deadline 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
School of English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
verbaltext2016@gmail.com

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography
An Interdisciplinary Conference

10-12 November 2016
Queen Mary University of London

Call for Papers

Call For Submissions: “What to Make of ‘Nation?”

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

CfP (Deadline 15 April 2016): "American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political" (Conference, University of Bern)

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS // English Department, University of Bern
contact email: 
sanasconference2016@gmail.com

"American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political"
2016 Biannual Conference of the Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS

University of Bern
November 4-5, 2016

CALL for PAPERS: "What to Make of 'Nation'?" The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal 2.0 / Rolling Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

RSAA 2017 - Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

RSAA 2017: Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility
16-18 February 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
Co-hosted by Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington

The Emancipation of Bound Laborers in the Americas before the Abolition of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

The Emancipation of Bound Laborers in the Americas before the Abolition of Slavery
University of Montpellier, France
Friday, October 7, 2016

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference, October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

“Alternate Worlds”
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

CFP Race & Ethnicity Area 2016 MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jessica.elizabeth.birch@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Abstracts, and Panel Proposals
RACE & ETHNICITY AREA
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

The Answer to Everything is Fuck: Critical Responses to Eimear McBride’s A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan Byrne and Nicola Allen
contact email: 
a.byrne2@wlv.ac.uk; n.allen2@wlv.ac.uk

Eimear McBride’s A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing was published in 2013 to widespread acclaim.

[UPDATE - REMINDER] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

MICHAELINE CRICHLOW

Acting Out: The IV International Flann O’Brien Conference (Salzburg, 17–21 July 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Flann O'Brien Society / Department of English Studies, Salzburg University
contact email: 
paul.fagan@sbg.ac.at

Acting Out: The IV International Flann O’Brien Conference
Department of English Studies, Salzburg University
July 17–21 2017

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] MMLA American Literature 1 Panel; abstracts due APRIL 10

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

CFP: E.L. Doctorow for the 21st Century - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Wutz (Weber State University), Julian Murphet (UNSW, Australia) & Samuel Dickson
contact email: 
mwutz@weber.edu, j.murphet@unsw.edu.au, samueljd@gmail.com

The sad passing of E.L. Doctorow in 2015 marked the completion of one of the richest oeuvres in contemporary American literature.

Utopia, Dystopia, and the Search for Self (SAMLA 88 Nov. 4-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Martin, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
kdmartin@ung.edu

Utopia, Dystopia, and the Search for Self: This panel seeks to explore the relationship between utopia, dystopia, and the journey of self-development or the discovery of Self.

Organizing Equality, Western University, 24 - 26 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
contact email: 
organizingequality@uwo.ca

We invite paper and session proposals for an international conference on equality at Western University in March of 2017.

Timescales: An Interdisciplinary Environmental Humanities Conference, October 20-22 2016 (abstracts due May 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
contact email: 
timescales2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities
TIMESCALES

University of Pennsylvania
October 20-22, 2016

CFP: Long Beach Indie Film, Media and Music Conference (Deadline May 6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival
contact email: 
info@longbeachindie.com

Celebrating global diversity, the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival (August 31-September 4,2016) is looking for scholars and entertainment industry professionals to bring

Chapter Proposals For the book "Ideological Messaging and the Role of Political Literature" Proposal Deadline:30 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Önder Çakırtaş-IGI Global- http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/2166
contact email: 
ocakirtas@bingol.edu.tr

http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/2166

Second CFP for Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

[UPDATE] MMLA Permanent Section - Collectives, Communities, and Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

#IntellectualActivistMovement(s): Reconnecting University Scholarship and Community Action (CFP Deadline: 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Language, Literacy and Culture Program (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
llcgradconference@gmail.com

It has been more than 50 years since the beginning of an intense period of socio-political action around issues of race, gender, and class in the U.S.

[UPDATE] Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization - Deadline Extended to 6/1/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED] Green Britain: Nationhood and the Environment, 1500-1750

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
greenbritain2016@gmail.com

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 20 APRIL 2016

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

Special Issue: Andrew Davies: the screenwriter as adaptor

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance
contact email: 
anna.blackwell@dmu.ac.uk; natalie.hayton@dmu.ac.uk

In celebration of the newly created Andrew Davies archive at De Montfort University, Leicester, The Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance is issuing a special edition on the British screenwrit

Cultural Intertexts issue 5/ 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Intertexts - Academic Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
oana.gheorghiu@ugal.ro

CULTURAL INTERTEXTS, academic journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2393-0624, E-ISSN 2393-1078, edited by the Department of English, Faculty of Letters, “Dunarea de Jos” University of

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization/Postcolonialism

full name / name of organization: 
(SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA 4-6 Nov 2016)
contact email: 
Bls39@miami.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 88th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 4-6 Nov. 2016.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Papers:

Performing Precarity: Refugee Representation, Determination and Discourses

full name / name of organization: 
Performance of the Real Research Theme / University of Otago
contact email: 
performance.real@otago.ac.nz

Performing Precarity: Refugee Representation, Determination
and Discourses

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by The Performance of the Real Research Theme,

[UPDATE] Performance of the Real Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium [Extended CFP]

full name / name of organization: 
Performance of the Real Research Theme / University of Otago
contact email: 
performance.real@otago.ac.nz

CFP: Performance of the Real Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Symposium

'Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, and Returns', Biennial GANZA Conference, 23-24 January 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its third biennial conference, to be held at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, on 23-24 January 2017.

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