category: ethnicity and national identity

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Life Writing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and Center for Biographical Research, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
contact email: 
sjtucflw@outlook.com

International Conference

Life Writing and Film Biography in the Trans-Cultural Context

Oct. 29-30, 2016, Shanghai, China

CFP: Superhero Identities Symposium – Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) – Melbourne, Australia – 8-9 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Centre for the Moving Image, University of Melbourne, and Swinburne University of Technology
contact email: 
wburke@swin.edu.au

Superhero Identities Symposium

Venue: Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) – Melbourne, Australia – 8-9 December 2016

(2017 SEA Biennial) Blood Moves: the transmission of bodies, ideas and diseases between the early republic and the Caribbean

full name / name of organization: 
Ray Leonard/ University of Miami
contact email: 
RXL220@miami.edu

This panel looks to capitalize on the recent turn towards the Caribbean in Early American studies.

[Extended Deadline] "Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders" Graduate Conference
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

A Room of Her Own Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe, 20th May 2016, Abstract submission deadline: 4th April, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Women’s Paths Research Group (University of Leeds, Leeds Humanities Research Institute)
contact email: 
womenspathsleeds@gmail.com

Call for Papers

A Room of Her Own
Writing Women’s Independence around the Globe

CFP: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

Toronto, October 28-29, 2016.

[Deadline Extended] MLA 2017 Special Session: Nonhumans in Twentieth-Century British Children's Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Shun Y. Kiang / Bunker Hill Community College
contact email: 
skiang@bhcc.mass.edu

Animals, fairies, and toys, and their relation to concepts of childhood or the child, fill the pages of British children's fiction in the twentieth century.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion (EXTENDED DEADLINE - March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gte1@nyu.edu

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion
June 1-3, 2016, New York City
Extended deadline for conference proposals: March 15, 2016

MLA 2017 Special Session: Engaging with the Poetics of Peripheralization

full name / name of organization: 
Jenna Sciuto
contact email: 
j.sciuto@mcla.edu

Engaging with the Poetics of Peripheralization

[UPDATE] Adoption and Culture: Building Communities, Changing Discourses 27-29 October 2016, Minneapolis, MN

full name / name of organization: 
Sixth Biennial Conference of the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
asac.conference@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Lorraine Dusky, Margaret Jacobs, and Deann Borshay Liem, introducing her new film, _Geographies of Kinship_.

[UPDATE] 'Failure' - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 1st April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the new deadline for submissions is 1st April 2016.

Call for articles: Stages of Embodiment in Postcolonial Theatre - Deadline for abstracts: March 30

full name / name of organization: 
AIA - Italian Association of English Studies (Textus)
contact email: 
tiziana.morosetti@area.ox.ac.uk; serena.guarracino@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TEXTUS n.2 2016

Stages of Embodiment in Postcolonial Theatre

Editors:
Tiziana Morosetti (University of Oxford) and Serena Guarracino (University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’)

Australia–South Asia: Contestations and Remonstrances (University of Liège, 26-28 January 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
European Association for Studies of Australia/University of Liège
contact email: 
easaliegeconference2017@ulg.ac.be

Celebrating African American Literature and Language: Race and Resistance (Oct 28-29, 2016) - proposals due 3/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University Park
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

Call for Proposals (due 3/15/16)
Celebrating African American Literature and Language - "Race and Resistance"
Penn State University
October 28-29, 2016
http://arc.psu.edu/caal2016

Call for Papers for Critical Race Theory Conference at Yale Law School - Due 3/7

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Race Theory Conference at Yale Law School
contact email: 
katherine.demby@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
2016 Yale Law School Critical Race Theory Conference
Hosted by Yale Law School

Saturday April 9th, 2016
at Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut

"Dystopia and Utopia in Ethnic Literature" MELUS at SAMLA Conference, Nov 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States
contact email: 
maia@louisiana.edu

Dystopia and Utopia in Ethnic Literature

Call for Papers: “Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West,” due 9/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is currently seeking submissions for a special issue on “Gender and the Cultural Preoccupations of the American West,” guest edited by Sigrid Anderson Cordell (University of M

Call for papers International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lara mendez
contact email: 
info@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 2356-5926
a Thomson Reuters Journal invites all researchers to submit their paper for the upcoming issue March-June 2016

CfP The 6th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Nice, 20 – 21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dorian Isone/ Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The 6th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

20 – 21 May 2016, Nice, Côte d'Azur, France

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 6

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

Black Ontology and the Love of Blackness

Discourses of Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Convention
contact email: 
banerjeerupsa07@gmail.com

This panel proposes to study the shifting registers of geographic identity post-1960s. Submissions for any language dealing with post-1960s literature are welcome. Panelists may consider-

Divining (the) Circum-Caribbean South(s) | SAMLA 88 | Nov 4-6, 2016 | Jacksonville FL

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature (SSSL)
contact email: 
SRountree3@gsu.edu

As SAMLA heads to Jacksonville, Florida, for its 2016 conference, one recalls Keith Cartwright’s characterization of the state as a “longtime frontier[] of creolizing contact” (8): “Whether in

Midwest Modern Language Association, English After 1900 Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
richard.eichman@svcc.edu

CFP: Midwest Modern Language Association, English III: English after 1900

[Update] Young Adult Literature in the Post-Secular Age (collected essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

To date, there is no book-length critical exploration of the field of young adult literature and religious belief, and there are just a handful of peer-reviewed articles on the subject.

Waste and the Archive, MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
laura.james@stonybrook.edu

Waste and the Archive

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

“Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy” Conference and Masterclass with Alain Badiou, Toronto, Canada May 16-17, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
York University and TIFF Bell Lightbox
contact email: 
yorkfilmphilosophy@gmail.com

Although it has established itself as a sub-discipline or hybrid of film and philosophy in various European formations, film-philosophy is relatively new to North American cinema and media studies.

Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Ashley Foster and Margaret Galvan
contact email: 
ashleyfoster@me.com, mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

CFP: Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

Teaching Central/Eastern Europe and Its Communist Past (Deadline Update)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

Central & Eastern Europe's cultural visibility has increased since the 1989 Fall of the Berlin Wall and with Romanian-born German writer Herta Müller's 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Urban Studies Area - Call for Papers

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

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

Cultural Studies Issues within the Second World Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

How are new(er) cultural studies issues received, negotiated, challenged, embraced, or rejected within the spaces of the Second World?

UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
anthonycolejeffrey@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

Cultural Studies Issues within the Second World Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Philadelphia, PA, January 2017
contact email: 
ada_g@att.net

How are new(er) cultural studies issues received, negotiated, challenged, embraced, or rejected within the spaces of the Second World?

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

One-day inter-disciplinary conference at the University of Bristol, 1st July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Dr Angela McShane, Royal College of Art/ V&A

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

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