category: ethnicity and national identity

African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City, ALA Symposium NOLA 9/10-12 (Deadline 6/28)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is a growing interest within scholarship on antebellum African American textual production that focuses on how this material shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

West Indian Literature Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras Campus
contact email: 
elidio.latorre@upr.edu

The West Indian Literature Conference 2015 announces its call for papers for its biannual conference to be held from October 1rst to 3rd at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15- 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.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference Boston, March 10‐12, 2016 The South in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
ssslboston2016@gmail.com

SSSL’s meeting in Boston will be the first the organization has held in a location north of the Mason‐Dixon line.

[REMINDER] Power and the Mediterranean, deadline June 15

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).

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP: Cinematic Journeys of Identity – 2015 Film & History Conference – Deadline July 1st 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
jess.deprest@gmail.com, saundarya@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1st, 2015

CFP: Cinematic Journeys of Identity—2015 Film & History Conference
(Nov. 4-8, 2015, Madison, WI)

Book on Mad Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Judith Yaross Lee/Ohio University
contact email: 
leej@ohio.edu

Call for papers for a book on Mad magazine. We are looking for scholarly examinations of the magazine, its humor, its artists, its cultural and political impact, and its influence.

Freedom of Culture – Culture of Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of International and Political Sciences, University of Łódź
contact email: 
penier@uni.lodz.pl

In 2015, 800 years has elapsed since the adoption of Magna Carta, regarded as the symbolic beginning of parliamentary culture and the cornerstone of British democracy.

Reminder-Order and Disorder Symposium-September 20th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium
Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015
Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
Contact person: Sihem Arfaoui

New Typologies of (E/Im)Migration: Mobility and Transcultural Spaces. Santiago de Compostela. 8 – 10 October, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
New Typologies of (E/Im)Migration: Mobility and Transcultural Spaces. 20th Culture and Power International Conference. Santiago de Compostela. 8-10 October, 2015.
contact email: 
jose.manuel.estevez.saa@udc.es; noemi.pereira@rai.usc.es

The 20th Culture and Power International Conference seeks to bring together scholars interested in issues of migration and mobility, with particular emphasis on the new patterns and typologies of (e/i

New Mediums of Modernism: Modernism and Popular Culture- SAMLA- 6/12 Deadline

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

Peter Nicholls argues that modernism should not be conceived of as a large single movement but as a multiplicity of smaller undertakings that at once reinforced, contradicted, drove, and inhibited one

Inaugural CFP: The Rising Dragon, a journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

The Rising Dragon

Call for Papers

[Deadline Extended] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus Simonsen & Jodey Castricano
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Published in the Ecocritical Theory and Practice series by Lexington Books, this edited collection will re-examine the ethics, politics and aesthetics of veganism.

UPDATE - UNCHAINING SELVES: The Power of the Neo-Slave Narrative Genre—A CALLALOO Call for Papers (Deadline: July 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

CALLALOO invites papers for a special issue on Neo-Slave Narratives guest edited by Joan Anim-Addo (Goldsmiths, University of London) and Maria Helena Lima (SUNY Geneseo).

The Contemporary “Bad Guy” October 31, 2015 at Kennedy Hall University of St. Andrews

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Andrews
contact email: 
lb553@st-andrews.ac.uk

The Contemporary “Bad Guy”
October 31, 2015 at Kennedy Hall
University of St. Andrews

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

The Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Emerging Scholars Award.

NCSA 2016 Article Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

The Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Article Prize, which recognizes excellence in scholarly studies from any discipline focusing on any aspect of the long

The New and the Novel in the 19th Century/New Directions in 19th-Century Studies April 13-16, Lincoln, Nebraska

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

We invite papers and panels that investigate any aspect of the new and the novel in the long 19th century, including forms and genres (song cycles, photography, “loose baggy monsters”), fashions a

Call For Papers in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Horizons Above and Beyond
contact email: 
tharunkurianalex@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPER
Horizon: Above and Beyond- Perspectives in Literature
Contact detail: Tharun Kurian Alex (Translation Studies, SSUS Kalady)
Contact email: tharukurianalex@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date extended to June 19 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

[UPDATE] The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

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

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies One-Day Conference
12 March 2016
Durham University, UK

Keynote Address: Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Canada)

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE] Relations and Networks in Indian Ocean Writing

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

EXTENDED DEADLINE - JULY 3rd

Seeking Chapters for Fantastic Cities: American Urban Spaces in Science Fiction & Fantasy (Abstract Deadline = July 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefan Brandt, Michael Fuchs, and Stefan Rabitsch
contact email: 
fantasticcities@fuchsmichael.net

Basin City, Caprica City, Coruscant, Gotham City, Mega-City One, Metropolis, Nos Astra, the Sprawl, and so on—SFF teems with iconic urban environments.

[UPDATE] Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 10, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Religion and American Literature Panel (PAMLA, Portland, Oregon; 11/6-11/8, 2015) Extended deadline for Proposal 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Religion and American Literature panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings. How do American writers negotiate faith or unbelief?

American Travelers and the City, New Orleans, Sept 10-11, proposals due June 27

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu

Panel: American Travelers and the City
Organizer: Society for the Study of American Travel Writing
Event: ALA Symposium on The City in American Literature

[UPDATE] Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

full name / name of organization: 
Persona Studies Journal
contact email: 
personastudies@deakin.edu.au

Persona Studies is seeking papers and creative projects that investigate the ways in which personas are produced, managed, used, and disseminated in the contexts of our working lives and careers.

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? (Submission deadline July 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Henri Peyre French Institute, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.
contact email: 
FSautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:

SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?

OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY

[UPDATE] "Queer Poetics" at PAMLA 2015 11/6-8 in Portland, Due 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Sullivan, UC Riverside
contact email: 
rsull001@ucr.edu

Deadline Extended to 6/10

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Improvisation in Professional Practice, Columbia University --Deadline: August 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Improvisation In Professional Practice, Columbia University, Teachers College
contact email: 
at532@tc.columbia.edu

Deadline extended: August 20, 2015

Call for Submissions: Renascence

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence, a peer-reviewed critical and scholarly journal, is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity.

SAMLA 87, November 13-15, 2015; New Narratives of 9/11: Conspiracy, Terror, and Change

full name / name of organization: 
Panel Chair: Levin Arnsperger; Conference Organization: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
larnspe@emory.edu

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, assumed significance for Arabs and Muslims not solely on account of the sheer magnitude of the disaster, that is the extent of the destruction and the numb

"Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses", Paris, 8-9 Jan. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Line Cottegnies / University Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
contact email: 
line.cottegnies@univ-paris3.fr

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses

8-9 January 2016

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Institut du Monde Anglophone, 6 rue Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France.

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