category: modernist studies

Global tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lotte Dam / Aalborg University
contact email: 
ld@cgs.aau.dk

Theme: global tales

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

[UPDATE] Central European Authors--April 7-10, 2011--New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
emhall47@gmail.com

In “The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts,” Milan Kundera observes that Central Europe is rarely perceived as an important region in Europe.

"Theorizing Mobility in Transnational Literature" NeMLA 2011 4/6-4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association annual convention
contact email: 
nicole.rizzuto@okstate.edu; pigi.vlagopoulos@tamiu.edu

Increased movement of populations, information, and capital in the era of globalization has produced an emphasis in literary studies on the migrant, the cosmopolitan, and the exile, but little focus o

African Modernisms, African Modernities (April 7-10 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
markjd@eden.rutgers.edu

In 1958, Chinua Achebe opened his most famous novel with an epigraph from an Irish modernist poem that has been taken as one of the quintessential articulations of modernity: “Turning and turning in

William Carlos Williams and the Meaning of the Local [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In a short prose piece on Kenneth Burke published in Imaginations, William Carlos Williams writes that “[o]ne has to learn what the meaning of the local is, for universal purposes.

Call for Papers – NEMLA 2011: Translation: The ‘Next Big Thing’ to Revitalize the Humanities? (ROUNDTABLE)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
msisler@langlab.rutgers.edu

Call for Papers – NeMLA 2011

42nd Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Dislocations and Ecologies - special issue of EJES: The European Journal of English Studies (ABSTRACTS: Oct 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EJES: The European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
alexa.weik@unifr.ch; christoph.irmscher@gmail.com

This special issue of EJES (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13825577.asp) addresses the dislocation of bodies (human and non-human), concepts, cultures, and goods across borders of various kind

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