category: postcolonial

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

HERA
Call for Papers
Humanities Education and Research Association
Annual Conference, 23-26 March
New Orleans, LA

The Nature of Our Humanity

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Issue 5 "Scum and Villainy"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard interdisciplinary graduate journal
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and other publishable works on the theme of “Scum and Villainy” for our fifth issue.

Call For Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Watchung Review supported by the New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
watchungreview@gmail.com

The NJCEA is seeking scholars interested in serving on their advisory board as and as editors for their open-source academic and creative journal the Watchung Review.

Jack London Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

Call for Papers
Jack London Society
http://jacklondonsociety.org/
American Literature Association’s
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

Displacement 2016 NYU Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Graduate Student Cinema Studies Conference
contact email: 
displacednyu@gmail.com

March 4-5, 2016

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due December 21, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University, York, UK
contact email: 
cityscapesconference2016@gmail.com

Saturday 23rd April 2016, York St John University
Organised by Dr Anne-Marie Evans and Dr Kaley Kramer

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Chiasma Issue 3: Philosophy and The Future

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasma: A Site for Thought
contact email: 
chiasma.asiteforthought@gmail.com

Philosophy, being untimely, is inexorably embedded in time, dedicated to the future.

Call for culturally subversive writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Want to write for us?

We have a rolling submissions policy.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard was started to give a "voice to the voiceless."

[UPDATE] deadline extended to January 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
contact email: 
ariel.buckley@mcgill.ca

The 18th annual conference of the Space Between Society focuses on the concept of surveillance—watching, listening, recording—as it relates to literature, art, history, music, theatre, media, and

CFP: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Transnational Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

Call for Proposals: Social Justice for LGBTQ Identities in the Borderlands (Submission Deadline Dec. 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Social Justice for LGBTQ Identities in the Borderlands/Justicia Social para las Identidades LGBTQ en la Región Fronteriza

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, March 21-25, 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Dec 15 - Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, ft. Rey Chow

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2015.

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals - Due December 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

Theme: IN PROCESS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Levi Bryant (Collin College)

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
contact email: 
marilyne.brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2016: Writing and Insecurity

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

Organised in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Confirmed Keynotes:

CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY in Small Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
The Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, September 22-24, 2016
contact email: 
falkow@uwo.ca; lenuta.giukin@oswego.edu; krzysztof.loska@uj.edu.pl

The topic of the conference is CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY -- the divisive areas in contemporary societies and the ways in which they are presented in small cinemas today.

"Narrative, Description, and Spatiality"-Call for Panelists-Narrative 2016 conference

full name / name of organization: 
David Rodriguez-Stony Brook University / Marlene Marcussen-University of Southern Denmark
contact email: 
david.m.rodriguez@stonybrook.edu marlene@sdu.dk

We seek to organize a panel at the Narrative 2016 conference in Amsterdam 16-18 June around innovative papers that engage with the different ways space, environment, and nature are both represented and perceived in literature through the experience of reading.

Contemporary Women's Writing Essay Prize, 25 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing, Oxford University Press
contact email: 
r.carroll@tees.ac.uk

Contemporary Women's Writing (Oxford University Press) is pleased to announce the launch of a new annual Essay Prize.

'With their skins on them, and ... their souls in them': Towards a Vegan Theory. 31st May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Oxford
contact email: 
oxfordveganstudies@gmail.com

Building on the increasing prominence of the 'animal turn' in the humanities in the last decade, and the recent publication of Laura Wright's 'The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in a

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Special issue: Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol
contact email: 
madhu.krishnan@bristol.ac.uk

Special issue: Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

UT Austin Graduate Colloquium Iberian & LatAmerican Lang & Cult 3/24 to 3/26 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of Spanish and Portuguese
contact email: 
E.diaz@utexas.edu

XXII Graduate Colloquium of Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures
Call For Papers-“Borders, Borderlands, and Border Crossings”

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

Home (Alone): An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self; April 1-2, 2016; Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 1-2, 2016

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

Literature and Politics (Nov. 3-5, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
matrninic@pvamu.edu

We are currently seeking papers for this open topic session which explores the intersections of literature and politics.

[UPDATED] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 12/8/15 - URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 20 December 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
megan.feifer@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27th Annual American Literature Association conference.

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