category: ethnicity and national identity

Nation and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review Special Issue
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

SAR Special Issue: Nation and Its Discontents

[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

How does an edition function as a site of memory?

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Whiteness and Sexuality

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Kamau Brathwaite’s Canon: Cultural, Literary, and Historical Significance

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures (A Peer-Reviewed Journal)
contact email: 
williamsea@tsu.edu

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
Volume 2:1 (2014)

Kamau Brathwaite’s Canon: Cultural, Literary, and Historical Significance

Edited Collection on the Aesthetics and Politics of Hunger (15 June,2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Manisha Basu and Anastasia Ulanowicz
contact email: 
mbasu@illinois.edu, aulanow@ufl.edu

Within the past 50 years, practitioners of cultural studies and the humanities more generally have addressed the question of hunger in terms of the immediate, individual body.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions extended until March 30

CFP Race & Ethnicity 2014 MPCA/MACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kaiser2@purdue.edu

Call for Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Proposal Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

Call for Papers: World Literature section of the 2014 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lmhanlon16@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Visionary Texts Past and Present: Reimagining the World

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at York University
contact email: 
olga.stein1@yahoo.ca

Visionary texts have shaped the world throughout history.

[UPDATE-deadline extended] The Anthropocene and Deep-Time in Literary Studies | MLA 8-11 Jan. 2015, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser
contact email: 
houserh@mail.utexas.edu

Inviting proposals for papers on the importance of deep time, geology, and evolution for 20th- and 21st-century American literature and culture in the context of discussions of the Anthropocene.

[UPDATE] American Imperialism and National Identity, 14th June, proposal deadline 28th March

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK)
contact email: 
aii.durham2014@gmail.com

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has risen to the role of World Power, with its political, cultural, social and economic influence stretching far beyond its own borders.

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

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

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP: Global Diasporas - Spectrality and the Uncanny, PAMLA 10/31-11/2 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Global Diasporas: Spectrality and the Uncanny.” PAMLA Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. 41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY- SCMLA, Austin, Oct 18-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association- SCMLA
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY: Open Topic
Chair: Sobia Khan,U of Texas-Dallas and Richland College, sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

CfP Special Issue: Early Career Researchers II

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum
contact email: 
l.czarnowsky@uni-koeln.de

Special Issue - Early Career Researchers II

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

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

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

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

Through a geocritical focus, the goal of this panel is to explore the significance of spatial identity.

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

"Teaching Modern British Literature" - SAMLA 2014 - Atlanta - November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Humann / The University of Alabama (SAMLA Convention)
contact email: 
duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

"Teaching Modern British Literature"

The English V (Modern British) Panel seeks papers that address pedagogical strategies for teaching Modern British Literature.

Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
HASTAC
contact email: 
agscheg@ecsu.edu

June 16-22, 2014 is the Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop (#FSDW14 on Twitter), which can be found through HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, www.hastac.or

[UPDATE] Fugitive Bodies: Critical Writings on Performance, Race, and Queerness. UC Santa Barbara April 23, 2014. Due 3/15

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Santa Barbara Dept. of Theater and Dance
contact email: 
briangranger@umail.ucsb.edu

[REVISED! DEADLINE EXTENDED to 3/15]

Medieval Studies Conferences at the University of North Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Thompson / University of North Texas
contact email: 
shanathompson@gmail.com

Texas Medieval Association
October 3-4, 2014

INTERDISCIPLINARITY in the AGE OF RELEVANCE

The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
mark.phelan@nuigalway.ie

Keynote address: Robert Fisk (seven times world journalist of the year and author of In Time of War: Ireland, Ulster and the price of neutrality, 1939-45)

Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 5/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

CFP: Picking Through the Trash - Deadline 18 July 2014 - PIVOT

full name / name of organization: 
PIVOT: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Call for Papers: Picking Through the Trash
PIVOT: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

"Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.”

Rethinking Globalization and the Question of Scale: Interdisciplinary Perspectives - 4/24-2/26

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University - Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of English, and The Fifth Annual Research Symposium of the Ph.D. Program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
contact email: 
champto2@ncsu.edu

Call for Abstracts:

Rethinking Globalization and the Question of Scale:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

"III International Conference on the American Literary West" (U.Basque Country, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain: October 8-10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REWEST (UPV/EHU, U. Basque Country)
contact email: 
rewest2014@gmail.com

THE AMERICAN LITERARY WEST: A TERRITORY WITHOUT BORDERS?
III INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
UPV/EHU (UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY)
VITORIA-GASTEIZ, SPAIN, OCTOBER 8-10, 2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 28 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Huzzah! We're extending the deadline for submissions for our upcoming Death & the Maiden special issue. You now have until Friday 28 March 2014.

liquid blackness April Symposium -- Call for Artists, Scholars, and Curators

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

liquid blackness is proud to announce our Spring Symposium, April 11-12, 2014, at Georgia State University.

Nineteenth Century Popular Culture CFP deadline 4/30/14 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

[UPDATE] SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED - CSULA Significations May 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 10

[UPDATE] Enjoyment: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Enjoyment
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

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