category: ethnicity and national identity

Modernist Studies Association Conference, 6-9 November 2014; "Modernity, Contingency, Community" panel

full name / name of organization: 
Steph Brown/University of Arizona; Thomas Claviez/University of Bern
contact email: 
stephjaybrown@gmail.com

The Confluence and Division website poses the question “How can modernist practices, aesthetics, and formations be situated within or in relation to modernity’s energies, imagined as layers, struc

American Literature after 1900 panel - 2014 RMMLA

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

American Literature after 1900

We welcome paper proposals on a wide variety of topics spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, including but certainly not limited to:

American Modernism

Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

MLA Special Session: Africa, Memory, Circulation

full name / name of organization: 
MLA African Literatures Division
contact email: 
tunjitunji@yahoo.com

MLA Special Session: Africa, Memory, Circulation

Call for Papers for a New Series of Online Articles: “The End of Heterosexuality?”

full name / name of organization: 
The Qouch (www.theqouch.com)
contact email: 
theqouch@gmail.com

The Qouch is now accepting submissions for an on-going series of articles on the theme “The End of Heterosexuality?”

Sustainability and Population

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015
contact email: 
alg9@rice.edu

"Sustainability and Population," MLA 2015, Special Session

Celebrity Encounters: Transatlantic Fame in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America, July 4-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
Paraic Finnerty

Building on recent scholarship that has demonstrated that the discourses, practices and conditions associated with twentieth- and twenty-first-century celebrity culture were already in place in Americ

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London
contact email: 
southasia@fashion.arts.ac.uk

Contemporary South Asian Youth Cultures and Fashion Symposium
25th and 26th September, 2014
London College of Fashion

MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

Extremist Latinos/as (MLA Vancouver, January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
evazquez@andrew.cmu.edu

In liberal democracies, it is commonly assumed that because extreme, radical, and marginal politics fall outside of the confines and vocabulary of the political center they, therefore, demonstrate a d

"Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Visions College of the Holy Cross - Sant'Anna Institute
contact email: 
mediterraneanvisions@gmail.com

This conference intends to focus on the possible perceptions of the journey to/from/around the Mediterranean Sea, moving from an Italian, European and extra-European perspective (with specific referen

Children's Literature from around the World

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA 2014, Austin, TX
contact email: 
yjmathison@pvamu.edu

When we read or watch the news, especially from around the world, it’s very easy to forget that children experience the same upheavals as the adults, yet their voices and feelings are frequently ign

Amiri Baraka and the African American Essay (MLA panel; 3/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA divisions on Black American Literature and Culture & Nonfiction Prose
contact email: 
bjnorman@loyola.edu

Critical reassessments of Baraka as essayist. Appraisals of individual works or overall career welcome, especially in African American essay tradition.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [April – June, 2014 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for April-June, 2014 Issue

REVISED DUE DATE: 1 MARCH, "Translation and Transcendence" journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

UPDATE New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
New Literatures in English
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Title of the book: New Literatures in English
Editor: Dr R.P. Singh
Associate Professor
Department of English and Modern European Languages,

UPDATE Indian Literature in Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Literature in Translation
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

UPDATE Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Call for Paper on
Canadian Literature
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Canadian Literature with reference to the following:

Portals Comparative Literature Journal Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Portals Comparative Literature Journal/CLSA at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2014 issue.
full name / name of organization:
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association

Sincerity and Authenticity in Contemporary Literature and Popular Culture—RMMLA November 9-11, 2014, Boise, Idaho.

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
ralphclare@boisestate.edu

This panel proposes to explore notions of sincerity and authenticity in contemporary literary and cultural productions of any nationality.

Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personas, and liminal landscapres in works of American Literature.

Contemporary Issues in Irish Studies. In Memoriam Paul Brennan

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
alexandra.slaby@unicaen.fr, bertrand.cardin@unicaen.fr

This special issue seeks to explore research topics dear to Prof.

Searching for Culture (SEFOC) International Cultural Studies Conference, Olomouc, Czech Republic, October 16-17, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Palacky University
contact email: 
sefoc@centrum.cz

We invite papers (25 minutes maximum) from all fields of the humanities including (but not limited to) cultural studies, art, film, literature, music, mass media, entertainment, sport, history, philos

Cultural Relations Quarterly Review: National and ethnic minority issues in Europe (Deadline: 15/04/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Cultural Relations Policy
contact email: 
institute@culturalrelations.org

Cultural Relations Quarterly Review is an initiative of the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy Budapest.

Memory, Palimpsests, and American Indian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures & Association for the Study of Literature & Environment
contact email: 
cechterling@ku.edu & janjohn@uidaho.edu

We invite paper proposals that consider the role of palimpsests in American Indian literature on environmental degradation, colonial erasure, and resistance.

Call for Participants - Black Theatre Association Post-Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
contact email: 
shandelj@arcadia.edu

Call for Participants
Black Theatre Association (BTA)
Post-Conference: “Dialogues in the Desert”
following the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2014 Conference

READING MATTERS - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Alan Liu (UCSB)
Professor Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Travel Grant Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Washington University Libraries Special Collections
contact email: 
spec@wumail.wustl.edu

The Department of Special Collections at Washington University Libraries St. Louis, Missouri is happy to announce that this year’s travel grant competition is now open.

[UPDATE]: Deadline extended to Feb. 21, 2014 for Georgetown University Journal Predicate

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mev37@georgetown.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: February 21, 2014

Predicate
Issue 4: Reactions

Georgetown University

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community. Deadline 4/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Animal Studies, UC Davis
contact email: 
tegeier@ucdavis.edu

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community

Nine Worlds' Academia and Geek Culture Conference (8-10 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nine Worlds
contact email: 
sffacademic@nineworlds.co.uk

Academia and Geek Culture

History of Communism in Europe, 500 word abstract by 1st of June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for the Investigation of the Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
contact email: 
dalia.bathory@gmail.com

Open Call for Papers for the 2014 volume of the academic journal History of Communism in Europe: Narratives of Legitimation in Totalitarian Regimes in the 20th Century Europe – Heroes, Villains, Int

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv by 15 March 2014 for the MLA Convention (2015; Vancouver).

The Political Atwood (MLA 2015; 14 March 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
duvernay@sxu.edu

Inviting papers discussing the political dimensions of Atwood's work, regardless of genre or publication date. Abstracts, 200-400 words by 14 March 2014; Denise DuVernay (duvernay@sxu.edu).

Multiethnic Maximalisms, MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne / New York University
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@gmail.com

This panel investigates the multiethnic dimension of 20th and 21st century maximalist works of art, cinema and literature.

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