category: ethnicity and national identity

Area of Whedon Studies - MPCA 2016 Conference: October 6 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

We welcome proposals on any aspect of Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dr.

CFP- Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities, 9th issue Fall 2016, Deadline 31st May

full name / name of organization: 
Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities
contact email: 
estrema.cec@gmail.com

estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL).

[UPDATE] Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World international conference, extended deadline: 1 April

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

Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World

19-21 May 2016

Edited Book on Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture. Abstracts due 16 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sharanya Jayawickrama/ Hong Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
sjayawickrama@hksyu.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on Trauma, Memory and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture.

- ROUNDTABLE - Teaching World Literature at the Borders

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016 St. Louis, MO
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

In the spirit of MMLA’s conference theme of “Border States,” this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Lit Crit from a Left Perspective - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Fourteen, Issue 1/Spring 2016)
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

British Fantasy Society Journal 16

full name / name of organization: 
The British Fantasy Society
contact email: 
bfsjournal@britishfantasysociety.org

BFS Journal 16 is due out in June/July.

Call for Papers: Symposium at the International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia, Grožnjan, 29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com

Performing the Other

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AT SCMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA) 2016
contact email: 
celiacarmencordeiro@utexas.edu

Dear All,

Our panel entitled LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE kindly requests abstracts for SCMLA 2016 in Dallas, Texas, in November 3-5.

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Phillips and Miranda Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

Perceptual Ecology--MLA 2017 [March 15 due date]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Bell
contact email: 
jason.bell@yale.edu

This MLA special session concerns cognitive psychology and environmental thinking, specifically, the relationship between theories of perception, ecocriticism, and modes of experiencing or constitutin

Transgressive Filmmakers and Their Films

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
mmartinez@shsu.edu

This is a CFP for Film & History Conference. 26-30 October 2016
The Hilton Milwaukee; Milwaukee, WI, USA

DEADLINE for abstracts: June 1, 2016

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present A Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel May and Anna Brecke
contact email: 
DomesticityReader@gmail.com

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present
A Reader

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 88th Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

(SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA 4-6 Nov 2016)
Contact email:
Bls39@miami.edu

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mwilliams10@cocc.edu

Deadline for 2016 RMMLA Convention in Salt Lake City, UT (October 6-9, 2016) extended to April 1, 2016. Now accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora.

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

CFP Forms of Puerto Rican Debt: Critique and Conditions MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Forum on Puerto Rican Language Literature and Culture
contact email: 
liana.marie.silva@gmail.com

For the upcoming Modern Language Association conference (2017):

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Form and The Public Intellectual (MLA 2017 Guaranteed Session; 3/15/16; 1/17)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

Almost thirty years ago, Russell Jacoby defined public intellectuals as "writers and thinkers who address a general and educated audience." Yet from Rousseau to Jacoby, the public intellectual has bee

Book chapters for Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics by April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia State University
contact email: 
lcurtright@gsu.edu

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: SUSTAINABILITY AND THE CITY: URBAN POETICS AND POLITICS

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Young Adult Dystopian Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda Green-Barteet (SAMLA)
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 88 panel CFP
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 88th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 4-6 Nov. 2016.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Papers:

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