category: ethnicity and national identity

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: 49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference, April 24-25, CSU Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vlatka Velcic, Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics, CSU Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbconf14@gmail.com

49th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics
California State University, Long Beach
April 24 and 25, 2014

[UPDATE] Football, Fiction, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
footballfictionandculture@gmail.com

The aim of this event is to examine the culture that develops around football, with particular focus upon the influence of the sport on other cultural media.

CFP for Edited Volume: Passing While “Post-Racial”: Performance and Identity Production in Neo-Passing Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Mollie Godfrey and Vershawn Young
contact email: 
godfrema@jmu.edu

On July 17, 1952, the African American weekly Jet Magazine featured an article titled: “Why Passing is Passing Out.” This article suggested that the growing Civil Rights Movement would put an end

EXTENDED CALL: Dylan Unchained: Dylan Thomas Centenary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
dylanthomascentenary@swansea.ac.uk

EXTENSION TO DEADLINE: Monday 24 March 2014

www.swansea.ac.uk/dylanthomas

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE CFP New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
sccsnewracisms@sussex.ac.uk

Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies in partnership with DEMOS presents a day conference:
New Racisms: Forms of Un/Belonging in Britain Today
FRIDAY 9 MAY 2014

Speakers:

CFP The Second Biennial Conference, Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

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

Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

Teaching Hemingway and Race

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Holcomb
contact email: 
holcomb@ohio.edu

CFP: Teaching Hemingway and Race (Kent State UP essay collection; deadline for abstracts is Oct. 15, 2014; accepted essays due Dec. 31, 2014)

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: Travel in Africa/MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Foster/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
anfoster@tamu.edu

Deadline Extended to March 20!

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Critical Black, racial and social justice blog

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Black
contact email: 
crtclblk@gmail.com

In preparation for its re-launch, Critical Black, the online blog with user-submitted content, is issuing a call for written pieces on topics related to racial and social justice.
Purpose

[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refle

"Modernist Studies and Comic Books" at MSA 16 in Pittsburgh, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Jeremy Carnes, Ball State University
contact email: 
j.m.carnes45@gmail.com

In their seminal article “The New Modernist Studies” Douglas Mao and Rebecca Walkowitz note, when speaking of the study of periodicals, that “to study the media of modernism…is to encounter am

CFP Contracted Edited Collection: American Creative Nonfiction; 4/1 Queries; 4/15 Abstracts Due

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Ellis / University of Colorado
contact email: 
jay.ellis@colorado.edu

CFP Contracted Edited Collection: American Creative Nonfiction; 4/1 Queries; 4/15 Abstracts Due

[UPDATE] East/ West Cultural Passage conference: Changing Places, 29-31 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHANGING PLACES

29-31 May 2014

The Department of Anglo-American and German Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Second call for papers: Distance and Proximity

full name / name of organization: 
UCL
contact email: 
culturalinquiry.ucl@gmail.com

“Distance and Proximity”

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014

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

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

CfP The 4th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Athens, 23 – 24 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

The 4th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeaness Exposed to Plural Observers’
Athens, Greece

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

THE DATES: 23 – 24 May 2014

CfP for the Panel: The European Way – Identitarian Representations of Europe in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:
The European Way – Identitarian Representations of Europe in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Literature

1st Global Conference: What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdo

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fa1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
What Is It that still Scares Us?: Mapping Fears in Contemporary Europe

Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFS 4/20/14: Heritage, Development, Digital Technologies, and Pedagogy in Africa and the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Interactive Technology & Pedagogy
contact email: 
admin@jitpedagogy.org

Special Issue

Intersections: Heritage, Development, Digital Technologies, and Pedagogy in Africa and the African Diaspora

Crossing the Line: Ritual and Superstition at Sea CFP

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
jimmy.packham@bristol.ac.uk; l.publicover@bristol.ac.uk

A workshop at the ss Great Britain organised by the University of Bristol and the Brunel Institute
Thursday 12 June, 2014
Admission Free / Lunch Provided

Plenary Speaker: Dr Kirsty Reid

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne / New York University
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@gmail.com

This panel investigates the multiethnic dimension of 20th and 21st century maximalist works of art, cinema and literature.

"Gothic Landscapes: Changing Eras, Changing Cultures, Changing Anxieties" due 6/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sharon R. Yang, Professor, English Department, Worcester State University
contact email: 
syang@worcester.edu

The Gothic is a genre that emerged during the turmoil leading up to and caused by the French Revolution.

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference” Oct. 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Studies, St. Louis University
contact email: 
slu.visual@gmail.com

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference”
Saint Louis University
Department of American Studies
October 10-11, 2014.
Email: slu.visual@gmail.com

Literary Monsters - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

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

Special Session at S014 SAMLA conference (Atlanta)

New Theories of African Literature (MLA Special Session, Vancouver, 8-11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matthew.eatough@baruch.cuny.edu

The recent history of scholarship on Africa and African literature has shown a marked preference for historicist approaches over theoretical ones.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
full name / name of organization:
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email:
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Limina Annual Conference - Call for Papers - 'Fear and Loathing'

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

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual conference at the University of Western Australia on Friday the 20th of June, 2014.

[Reminder] Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
contact email: 
southasialcf@fashion.arts.ac.uk

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium

25th and 26th September, 2014

London College of Fashion

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

The Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC) at George Mason University invites paper proposals for our 8th annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference.

CFP: The Future for Honors - 5/1/2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Honors College, Oakland University
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Call for Papers

The Future for Honors
26 – 27 September 2014

to be held at:

The Honors College
Oakland University
Rochester MI 48309

MSA 2014 "Modernist Women after The Career of that Struggle: New Scholarship on H.D. and her Circle" (abstracts due Apr 20)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

For the Modernist Studies Association conference (Pittsburgh, Nov. 6-9, 2014),

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Cash Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com AND kboudreau@WPI.EDU

The Emerson Society announces three cash awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson: Research Grant, Pedagogy or Community Project Award, and Subvention Award. Deadline April 1.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Visualizing Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference, July 4th, 2014
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference: Visualizing Fantastika.

3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
scholarship_littheo@cusanuswerk.org

--- 3-Year-Scholarship: Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Research in Comparative Literature ---

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association (November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) & National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2014ealaconference@gmail.com

22nd Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association

Theme: Literature and Emotions

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