category: ethnicity and national identity

[UPDATE] Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature; August 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J.C. Cella, PhD [Edited Collection]
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

Indo-British Anthology of New Fiction, 30th Sept 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New Fiction Anthology
contact email: 
drsharma.sunil@gmail.com; drnicholasturner2013@gmail.com

Indo-British Anthology of New Fiction, 2014: Call for Submissions

The North American Bicentennial Creative Writing & Literature Conference, June 11-13, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North American Review / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
schraffj@uni.edu

Dates: June 11–13, 2015
Location: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Keynotes: Martín Espada, Patricia Hampl, Steven Schwartz

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

For the PCA/ACA national conference (1-4 Apr. 2015 in New Orleans), we invite proposals of individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a sea-related theme. DEADLINE: 1 Nov. 2014.

Disability Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association, Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc/cfp/

CALL FOR PAPER: Issue 4 of LIQUID BLACKNESS issue on "FLUID RADICALISMS"

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

NeMLA Convention Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp (30/9/2014; 30-3/4-5/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Women's and Gender Studies Caucus cfp
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario - April 30-May 3, 2015

[UPDATE] Remnants of the Nation: Yasar University, Turkey - 30-31 October

full name / name of organization: 
Yasar University - Faculty of Science and Letters, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
evrim.isik@yasar.edu.tr

The deadline for proposal submission has been extended until 31 July, 2014.

Yaşar University, Department of English Language and Literature

SCMS 2015 Proposed Panel: "Youth Culture in Contemporary Media" Deadline July 31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada
contact email: 
karin.beeler@unbc.ca; tshary17@gmail.com

Youth Culture in Contemporary Media

Co-chairs: Karin Beeler and Timothy Shary

Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference, March 2015, Montreal, Canada

Dominican Blackness (special issue); EXTENDED DEADLINE: Abstracts by 7/31/2014, Articles by 12/15/2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Black Scholar
contact email: 
chettyr@stjohns.edu

The editors of The Black Scholar welcome essays for a special issue examining the complexity of black cultural politics and identity in the Dominican Republic.

PORN ON THE MOVE panel- abstracts due August 19th

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema & Media Studies. March 2015- Montreal
contact email: 
arroyo.brandon@gmail.com

Pornography is the most transient of all media texts.

NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Toronto, Ontario, for its 46th annual convention, held April 30 to May 3 2015.

Censorship and Self-Censorship: Special Issue of "Between," Journal of the Italian Comparative Literature Association (Compalit)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefano Ercolino / Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
stefano.ercolino@virgilio.it

This issue aims to investigate the interplay between censorship and self-censorship in a variety of domains, from literary works to audio-visual media, from criticism to cultural mediation, in order t

Lateral Journal: Performance and Cultural Studies Special Issue (proposals due August 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association--Stefanie A. Jones and Eero Laine
contact email: 
sjones@gc.cuny.edu; eero.email@gmail.com

The Performance Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association calls for proposals for politically engaged articles and innovative digital publishing projects at the intersections of cultural studi

Call for Contributions and Participation: Online Forum for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Complit Complice
contact email: 
complit@complit-complice.net

To Whom it may concern!

NeMLA 2015: Writing the American Domestic in the 19th and 20th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cmarks@lagcc.cuny.edu; krysia.michael@gmail.com

This panel will investigate late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century American home and design periodicals.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Food and Eating: from the Literal to the Metaphorical

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE for articles: 31st July. Please send a brief description of intended topic to editors@harts-minds.co.uk asap.

The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
librasia@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Fifth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship, to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Ri

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal

Teaching World Literature at the Boundaries: Methods, Approaches, and Practices (NeMLA, Spring 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This roundtable seeks to explore new approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially those in survey courses.

UPDATE Existential Thought in African American literature Before 1940 (DEADLINE EXTENDED to August 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melvin G. Hill
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DEADLINE

Reconstruction Issue 14.2, Phenomenology and Education

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Volume 14.2, Phenomenology and Education
Edited by Elias Schwieler

Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image: University of Dundee, Scotland, 11 - 15 August

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
k.j.y.elder@dundee.ac.uk

The conference theme is Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image.

At Leisure? Amateur Sport and Performance / 18 September / DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 7 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary university
contact email: 
e.massie@qmul.ac.uk

Keynote: Dr Colette Conroy (University of Hull)

Literature and the World: Children and Childhood in Global Contexts - 10/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies
contact email: 
jgaeta@css.edu

The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies invites submissions centered on the theme Children and Childhood in Global Contexts.

[UPDATE] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

American Studies and American History: Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
marinski@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies and American History
36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference (SWPACA)

American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of Texas, San Antonio
contact email: 
Jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

The American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will sponsor a symposium "God and the American Writer" on February 26-28, 2015.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking book reviews for future issue

Call for Submissions: Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

UPDATE: JAMES HOGG & HIS WORLD CONFERENCE (April 9-12, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Call for Papers

James Hogg and His World

Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

French Shakespeare (abstract Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enlightenment and Romantic write

Who cares for Postcolonial Theory. The demise of a literary movement.

full name / name of organization: 
Open Windows: a feminist resource center.
contact email: 
Openwindows101@gmail.com

Open Windows: A Feminist Resource Centre, (www.aresourcecenter.wordpress.com)in collaboration with Lies and Big Feet, an independent publishing house (www.liesandbigfeet.wordpress.com) is looking for

Uncertain Spaces: Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums. Lisbon, 30 October-1 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, IST-ID, IHA-UNL
contact email: 
info@unplace.org

International Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

"UNCERTAIN SPACES: Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums"

Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals - Bochum, Germany - 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Englisches Seminar
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

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