category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: American Writers in Exile

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah, University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

First International Symposium on the work of debbie tucker green

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium - DANGEROUS SPACES - 3/13/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 12th Annual Miami University
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dangerous Spaces

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World - ASA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for the American Studies Association 2015 meeting (October 8-11) in Toronto, Canada.

Rural writing / ecritures du rural (Budapest, Hungary) - Call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Fifth EUGEO Congress, Budapest, Hungary on 30 August – 2 September 2015
contact email: 
Fournier Mauricette : Mauricette.Fournier@univ-bpclermont.fr and Marengo Marina : marina.marengo@unisi.it

Call for papers for a special session - EUGEO 2015 - Budapest, Hungary on 30 August – 2 September 2015.

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Call for Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines - Online journal published by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines is a graduate student-run online journal and welcomes work that exhibits or complements interdisciplinary approaches to producing knowledge.

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

Power and (In)Visibility - March 28, 2015 (Abstracts Due January 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies
contact email: 
gcws.symposium2015@gmail.com

This symposium is an interdisciplinary inquiry rooted in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that explores the simultaneous nature of hyper visibility and invisibility.

albeit Issue 2.1: New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Comparative Sinology - International Symposium in China

full name / name of organization: 
International Center for Comparative Sinology
contact email: 
tisselle@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: International Symposium in Comparative Sinology
Organized by the International Center for Comparative Sinology, CUMT

Jack London Society Panel at ALA 2015 (Boston, May 21-24) January 19 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society (http://jacklondonsociety.org/) panel at the American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference, May 21-24, 2015,The Westin Copley Place,

"Bad Books": Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation: May 1-2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group
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

Conference on the theme "Cultural Ecology of the Brahmaputra". Last date for abstract and synopsis submission is 5th Jan, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Arupjyoti Saikia
contact email: 
arupjyoti@iitg.ernet.in

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati in collaboration with Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla and Centre for North East Studies and Policy

Book Project: Title: Rewriting Her Story: Critical Essays on the Female Subject in the Colonial and Postcolonial World

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi (PhD) and Kelvin Toh Ngong(PhD) Universities of Maroua and Buea
contact email: 
Adamu Pangmeshi: pangmeshi@gmail.com, and Kelvin Toh:keblessed@yahoo.co.uk

Book Project: Title: Rewriting Her Story: Critical Essays on the Female Subject in the Colonial and Postcolonial World
(Literary Criticism)
Call for Papers

The Queering of Ecofeminism and Critical Animal Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Green Theory and Praxis Journal
contact email: 
debate

Special Issue Call For Papers
THE QUEERING OF ECOFEMINISM AND CRITICAL ANIMAL STUDIES
Publishing Date: August 2015
CFP Deadline: 2/15/2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages, and Mass Communication.
contact email: 
andre.johnson@asurams.edu and cowc@asurams.edu

Call for Papers for Albany State University Department of English, Modern Languages
and Mass Communication.
Circling Our Wagons Conference: Stories and Histories of Hip Hop
April 16-19, 2015

FEVER DREAMS experimental publication: CALL FOR PAPERS DUE MARCH 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
FEVER DREAMS
contact email: 
fever.dreams.publication@gmail.com

FEVER DREAMS, volume one of possibly more, cheaply bound and even more cheaply produced, an outlet for graduate students & bored assistant or adjunct professors & wordplay enthusiasts & and peripheral dilettantes, an exercise in type layout & readership & experimental publications immediately sent down the memory hole, catering to an audience of one or possibly fewer, academic (read: “serious”) in tone but absolutely not peer-reviewed, unplayful and archive-minded, a total bruise on the c.v., is looking for contributions.

Atlantic Souths [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

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

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Atlantic Souths”

Southern Modernism [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Southern Modernism”

2015 Futures of American Studies Institute: Questions Worth Asking

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE FUTURES OF AMERICAN STUDIES INSTITUTE: QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING

MONDAY, JUNE 22 — SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

Afrocentric Approaches to Teaching Acting/Directing Theatre The Hendricks Method & other techniques

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Dr. Sharrell D. Luckett (California State University- Dominguez Hills) Dr. Tia M. Shaffer (South Atlanta High School- Chair, Fine Arts & Theatre Director)
contact email: 
blackactingmethods@gmail.com

Routledge Publishing, Inc.

Email: blackactingmethods@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2015

Size and Scale in Literature and Culture -- Edited Essay Collection (abstracts due March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Tavel Clarke, University of Calgary & David Wittenberg, University of Iowa
contact email: 
mcla@ucalgary.ca; david-wittenberg@uiowa.edu;

The topic of scale is currently of great interest to scholars and readers in a number of fields in the humanities and social sciences.

New Deadline: Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

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