category: postcolonial

Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism, 2-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
collaboratingmuse@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Alex Davis (University College Cork)
Peter Howarth (Queen Mary)

Photography, Testimony, and the Voyeuristic Gaze: Bearing Witness to Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
North Eastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonhunter6@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the relation between trauma and representation in photography and related visual media. How do images of atrocities both provoke and disarm our voyeuristic gaze?

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

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

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

Call for Papers: Somaliland Journal of African Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Somaliland Journal of African Studies
contact email: 
sjas.ipcs@gmail.com

Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015 Panel (deadline Oct 24)

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD / Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual NAISA meeting
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CfP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

NEMLA 2015 Panel: Maternal Hauntings in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
m.jinalee@gmail.com

Avery Gordon in Ghostly Matters claims, ‘The way of the ghost is haunting, and haunting is a particular way of knowing what has happened or is happening.

CEAMAGazine

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

CEAMAGazine, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literary

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2015
Call for Papers
“Imagination and Creation”
7 March 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Miller, Allegheny College

Open call to participate in a digital non-fiction storytelling project

full name / name of organization: 
Afterlife of Discarded Objects
contact email: 
nandrie1@binghamton.edu

This is an open call for participants in a digital non-fiction storytelling project that explores the stories that discarded objects can tell about our history.

[UPDATE] Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate s

Neo-Victorian Biofiction: Re-Imagining Nineteenth-Century Historical Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke / Swansea University
contact email: 
m.l.kohlke@swansea.ac.uk

We invite contributions on Neo-Victorian Biofiction for a themed volume in Rodopi’s Neo-Victorian Series to be published in 2016.

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Intellect Press
contact email: 
coxa@edgehill.ac.uk

Short Fiction in Theory and Practice provides an international forum for all those writing, reading, translating or publishing the short story in all its diverse forms, including flash fiction, the no

[Update - deadline extended] Comedy: From the Arts to Cultural Industry (28-29 Nov 2014) (Abstract: 30 Sep)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Taipei Tech.
contact email: 
louislo@ntut.edu.tw

November 28-29, 2014

4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies Organized by Department of English, Taipei Tech.

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Studies Centre, University of Innsbruck (Austria) / Canadian Literature Center, University of Alberta (Canada)
contact email: 
ursula.moser@uibk.ac.at / carriere@ualberta.ca

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

Écriture de la crise : dans la tourmente et au-delà
Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

Poems Invited for Dec. 2014 Issue of Taj Mahal Review 26th Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
info@tajmahalreview.com

Cyberwit seeks to publish the best in Poetry from novoices to established poets. Our published Anthologies and Journal Taj Mahal Review have poems that are sensuous, picturesque and impassioned.

20th Southwest English Symposium CFP Abstract Deadline Dec 1st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

TRANSITIONS

Call for papers for International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (Volume1, Issue 3)

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

The IJHCS (Volume 1, Issue 3)

[UPDATE] The Literature of Loss

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Deirdre Flynn / Limerick Literary Weekend
contact email: 
theliteratureofloss@yahoo.com

The Literature of Loss

CRIME AND CONCEALMENT (Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of ‘Crime/Concealment’ for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an

[UPDATE] The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

As LGBTQ Studies finds disciplinary space on a growing number of university and college campuses, questions about the cultural and intellectual effects of academic institutionalization have become pro

CLAIMING SPACE: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Sanjukta Dasgupta and Dr. Devaleena Das
contact email: 
dasgupta.sanjukta@gmail.com, ddas7@wisc.edu

CLAIMING SPACE: AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WRITING

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

452ºF CFP: Chinese imaginary in other literatures (January 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

CFP for the thirteenth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.

A New Nation of Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Watts / ACCUTE
contact email: 
11cw18@queensu.ca

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies: Volume 1, Issue 3

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

The IJHCS (Volume 1, Issue 3)

[MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline 30 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers about the use/depiction/influence of religion/spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures (including pop culture) are invited.

UPDATE The Human-Animal Boundary: Exploring the Line in Philosophy and Fiction 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
contact email: 
nandita.batra@upr.edu; mwenning@umac.mo

The boundary between humans and non-human animals has been an integral part of philosophic discourse since antiquity, with mounting evidence of language, tool use and general cognitive abilities now l

Les chemins de la tradition: myths, mythemes, and the rewriting of origins (March 13-14, 2015 - Louisiana State University)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Association LSU
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

The stories and plays of the ancients have long been an inspiration, a point de départ, for Western literature.

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS Panels for ISECS and ASECS 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS), an affiliate society of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS), is the first regional eighteenth-century

Women on the Wrong Side of History (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kugler
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

46th ASECS Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA March 19-21, 2015

War, Remembered: 200 Years of Nostalgia and (Post)Memory (due 1 November 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Mangoutas / ACCUTE
contact email: 
21aim2@queensu.ca

Samuel Hynes identifies the Great War as “the great imaginative event”: “not a falsification of reality, but […] the accepted interpretation of the war, repeated in texts written by authors wh

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