category: ethnicity and national identity

ALA May 26-29, 2016 Yellowface: Performing and Occupying the Mind, Body, and Space in Asian American literature

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
kahilisun@hotmail.com (Sean Manzano), lawrence.minh.davis@gmail.com

Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies: Neo-Victorian Asia [Abstracts due: Jan 31 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho
contact email: 
lizho@ln.edu.hk

Neo-Victorian Asia

2017 special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies

'Identity, Intimacy' issue

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

CFP Online: http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

'Identity, Intimacy'

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference CFP - April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio State University and Indiana University Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Organizations
contact email: 
osuiu2016conference@gmail.com

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference
Embodied Expression: The Body in Academia, the Field, and In-Between
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

[UPDATED deadline] Women and the Production of Popular Culture in Québec between the Wars

full name / name of organization: 
Andrée Lafontaine and Louis Pelletier
contact email: 
andreelafontaine@icloud.com

Montréal – March 5, 2016 / Submission deadline extended to January 11, 2016

[UPDATE] Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

Brandeis University -- April 1, 2016

New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs [ALA Panel--May 26-29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bartonjc@umkc.edu

Call for Papers: New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs

American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, Hyatt Regency San Francisco

CFP Ideological Conflict - Issue 22, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, Deadline 29 February 2016

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

Call for Papers Issue 22: Ideological Conflict

Beyond the “Status” Question: New Paths to Self-Determination for the Peoples of Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Puerto Rico/Northeastern University
contact email: 
jeffrey(dot)herlihy(at)upr(dot)edu, j(dot)buscaglia(at)neu(dot)edu

Summary: Debates on self-determination and sovereignty for the peoples of Puerto Rico have been framed by formulae developed during the Spanish colonial period to support claims for f

[UPDATE] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (02/01; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

UPDATE: Cinemania: Madness and the Moving Image, February 19-20, deadline EXTENDED TO DEC. 23rd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Shechtman / Yale University
contact email: 
anna.shechtman@yale.edu

Cinemania: Madness and the Moving Image, February 19-20, deadline EXTENDED TO DEC. 23rd, 2015

Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
Yale University
February 19-20, 2016

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2016; May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 4, March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

CFP: Special Issue of The CLR James Journal on the work of René Ménil (Abstracts due March 1 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The CLR James Journal
contact email: 
justin_izzo@brown.edu ; h.murdoch@tufts.edu

This special issue of The CLR James Journal seeks papers that situate the work of Martinican philosopher and critic René Ménil within the wider fields of Caribbean intellectual, political, and liter

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

UPDATE Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

QueerCon 2016: Social Justice Warriors, 2/26/16 at University of Cincinnati

full name / name of organization: 
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department
contact email: 
queercon@gmail.com

QueerCon 2016: Social Justice Warriors is a collective effort stemming from the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Organization and faculty members.

CfP: "The Concepts of Home in the Context of Academe and Academic Fiction," Kyiv, Ukraine, 17-18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wroclaw/Kyiv National Linguistic University
contact email: 
marta.lysik@uwr.edu.pl

Call for Papers

"The Concepts of Home in the Context
of Academe and Academic Fiction"
Kyiv, 17-18 March 2016

Panel
organised within the framework of the

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Arabic and its Alternatives: Religious minorities and their languages in the emerging nation states of the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University
contact email: 
AAIAConfernce@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Scholars, academics, experts, and especially PhD students from around the world working on the relationship between nationalism and language in the Middle East are invited to submit research abstracts

CfP. The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference -Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

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

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Cultural Centre – Don Orione Artigianelli
Venice, Italy

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

CFP: Nature and Environment in Australia - Conference 28 September-1 October 2016, University of Cologne

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Australian Studies (GASt)
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

Founded in 1989, the Association for Australian Studies (GASt) is a politically independent, interdisciplinary organisation devoted to furthering scholarship concerned in the broadest way with Austral

“New Italians” or “Criminal Aliens”: The Contradictions of Latinos/as, Rights, and Race in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
German Association for American Studies annual conference, “The United States and the Question of Rights”, Osnabrück, May 19-22, 2016
contact email: 
j.jesse.ramirez@gmail.com

“New Italians” or “Criminal Aliens”: The Contradictions of Latinos/as, Rights, and Race in the United States.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University’s Master of Arts in E

14th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference (April 1-2, 2016, Université de Sherbrooke)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Université de Sherbrooke
contact email: 
gradstudentsconference@gmail.com

14th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference

April 1-2, 2016
Université de Sherbrooke, Québec

AlterNative Calls for Papers on Indigenous Autonomy Projects

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS ON INDIGENOUS AUTONOMY PROJECTS

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

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