category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] Call for Papers IJ-ELTS [January-March, 2015 Issue]

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

Call for Papers
IJ-ELTS [January-March, 2015 Issue]

Radical Writes: Composition, Creative and Critical Writing, and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and the Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
contact email: 
kcostello@astate.edu

Radical Writes:
Composition, Creative and Critical Writing, and New Media
Keynote Speaker: Jennifer Finney Boylan

March 12, 13, 14, 2015
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

The Filmic/Poetic II (March 2015) -- University of Kent, Canterbury

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Carbery- University of Kent
contact email: 
filmicpoetic@hotmail.co.uk

The Filmic/Poetic Conference 2015
March 2015 TBC
School of English
University of Kent, Canterbury

Call For Papers

Voices of Their Own: South Asian Women’s Writing, Postgraduate Conference, 04 – 06 June 2015, Technische Universität Chemnitz

full name / name of organization: 
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Cecile Sandten, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
contact email: 
cecile.sandten@phil.tu-chemnitz.de

South Asian women’s writing of the last two centuries has explored issues of identity and belonging in predominantly male literary traditions.

CSULA Significations 2015-April 24th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year's theme for Significations, the graduate conference at Cal State L.A., is "Generation(s)."

[UPDATE] Streams of Consciousness: Water, Sound, Land, Text

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 6th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 27-28, 2015

Streams of Consciousness:

[UPDATE] Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept., GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Lepri / English Student Association, Graduate Center-CUNY
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

Deadline Extended to December 8th!
Trance: March 5-6 2015

ENGINGEERING TRANSFORMATION: CONFLICT, CRISIS, ADAPTATION

full name / name of organization: 
Anne R. Richards/Kennesaw State University and Adrienne P. Lamberti/University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
Anne_Richards@kennesaw.edu and lamberti@uni.edu

The Wiley-IEEE Press series Engineering Transformation: Conflict, Crisis, Adaptation aims to explore a range of topics for professionals in or affiliated with electrical engineering.

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

Taxonomy and tribe; gender and globe; state, sex, and system. We’re categorization machines: it would sound like a weak generalization if it weren’t such a persistent impulse.

Creating Undergraduate Research Projects in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS 2015, April 9-12; deadline Nov. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Bell and J. Stephen Pearson, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
Chris.Bell@ung.edu and stpears11@gmail.com

Given the increasing focus on advanced undergraduate research, this roundtable seeks examples of successful undergraduate research projects in ethnic literary studies.

CFP - 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions (Due: 31 Dec. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of English Language and Literature, 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions
contact email: 
huide50con@gmail.com

The aim of this conference is to revisit the literary, artistic and cultural texts, whether they are canonical or non-canonical, from both the (English/British) West and the (Ottoman/Turkish) East, fr

TRANS Writ Large: Writing Difference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati Composition Program
contact email: 
Transwritlarge2015@gmail.com

The University of Cincinnati Composition Program invites proposals for the sixth annual graduate student conference to be held at the University of Cincinnati on Saturday, April 4, 2015.

[REMINDER] Word Hoard Issue #4: "Word of Mouth"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard/Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Viva voce—“with living voice,” but also (and more commonly) the phenomenon of “word of mouth.” When incidents of speech, song, or shouting take place, it is the mouth that transforms private

Green Knowledge: Biennial Conference of ASLE UK-I, 2nd-4th September 2015, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
asleuki-2015@admin.cam.ac.uk

Plenary Speakers

Professor Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)
Richard Mabey
Professor Louise Westling
(University of Oregon)

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

11th Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond with Muldoon and Hayes

"Space" lightning talks at IABA-Americas June 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/biographical Association Chapter of the Americas
contact email: 
eclind@umich.edu

The 1st biennial conference of the Americas chapter of the International Auto/Biography Association asks us to consider life writing as a form of encounter.

The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics

full name / name of organization: 
Special edition of New Scholar
contact email: 
viewfromaboveconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
‘The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics’

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)
contact email: 
maderaji@wfu.edu, mschoolm@fiu.edu

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

"Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities"

full name / name of organization: 
20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar
June 1-4, 2015
SUNY, College at Oneonta

Keynote Speaker: Rochelle Johnson, Ph.D.

CFP: South Asian Canadian Literature and Culture (abstracts 15 Jan 2015; full papers 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
robinfield_at_kings.edu

South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for its 2015 Special Topic Issue, 36.3, devoted to South Asian Canadian Literature.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
dee3@st-and.ac.uk

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

GELL 2nd International Conference 21st-23rd April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology
contact email: 
Ikram Ahmed Elsherif

Teaching is one of the most challenging professions because it brings individuals of different backgrounds (teachers and learners) into a very close relationship.

Localizing Theory. Schools of Thought and Policies of Knowledge in Contemporary Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, "Tudor Vianu" Research Center
contact email: 
localizing.theory.2015@gmail.com

University of Bucharest
Tudor Vianu Research Centre (www.ciscer.ro)
3-4 April 2015
Deadline for submissions: 16 January 2015

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2015 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2014.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (English Graduate Organization)
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Culture and Environment- University of Akron 2015 Regional Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars (SAGES)
contact email: 
sagessubmission@gmail.com

CULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT
SAGES Third Annual Interdisciplinary Student Conference
The University of Akron
Student Union
March 5, 2015

Mind, Body, and (Con)Text: Cognitive Approaches to Literature and Linguistics March 6-7, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University School of Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Symposium
contact email: 
slcsymposiumpurdue@gmail.com

Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana)

Keynote speakers
Mark Bruhn (Regis College)
William Croft (University of New Mexico)

[Reminder] Cannibalism in Fiction panel for ASLE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Assoc. for the Study of Literature and the Environment Conf. 2015
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

November 30th deadline

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibalism in Fiction

The Seen and Unseen: The Visual Culture of Imperialism

full name / name of organization: 
UKM Malaysian National University
contact email: 
mehdizeiny@gmail.com and Sanaz.fotouhi@gmail.com

Much of the perception of the world around us is constructed visually.

Utopia & the End of the City 1-4 July 2015, Newcastle UK

full name / name of organization: 
Utopian Studies Society (Europe)
contact email: 
utopian.studies@ncl.ac.uk

“Man ceased to be a wild animal only when he built the first wall” (Yevgeny Zamyatin, We).

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