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Re-Orientating E. M. Forster (Cambridge, 2 - 4 April, 2020)

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:31pm
Re-Orientating E. M. Forster: Texts, Contexts, Receptions at the University of Cambridge, 2 - 4 April 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Call for Papers



Texts, Contexts, Receptions


An international anniversary conference

Cambridge, Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 April 2020


Confirmed speakers: Paul Armstrong (Brown), Stefan Collini (Cambridge), Santanu Das (Oxford), Leela Gandhi (Brown), Jane Goldman (Glasgow), Laura Marcus (Oxford), Stefania Michelucci (Genoa), Rachel Potter (East Anglia), and David Trotter (Cambridge).


Southeast Asia and the Diaspora: Gender, Labor, and Performance

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 3:32pm
Southeast Asian Studies Graduate Student Association (SEASGRAD) at UC Riverside
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 24, 2019

*Updated Deadline: February 24th*


Southeast Asia and the Diaspora: Gender, Labor, and Performance

1st Annual SEASGRAD Conference

University of California, Riverside

May 10, 2019

MLA 2020 CFP: Postcolonial Studies, the Environmental Humanities, and the Limits of the Human

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:42am
MLA Africa Since 1990 forum/ Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

In his 2020 MLA theme description, Simon Gikandi asks for a reflection on the role of the humanities in “defining the nature of the human in the face of what appears to be its diminishment.” This roundtable, cosponsored by the MLA Africa Since 1990 forum and the Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities forum, reframes Gikandi’s provocation in ecological terms: how do we define the limits of what Sylvia Wynter terms the “genre of the human” in the face of ecological decline and climate change? Successive reports issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) spell out an increasingly alarming rate of global warming with catastrophic implications for the planet and the various life forms inhabiting it.

Representing Human Rights Violations in Literary Language

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:41am
Laura Barberan Reinares - 2019 SAMLA Conference (Atlanta, GA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 27, 2019

This panel welcomes papers analyzing representations of human rights violations in literary language, to be presented at the 2019 SAMLA Conference (Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2019). Paper proposals addressing human rights violations in postcolonial or transnational fiction are especially welcome. By May 27th, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Laura Barberan Reinares, Bronx CC (CUNY), at

Wreck Park Submission Deadline Extended

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:40am
Wreck Park Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 4, 2019

Wreck Park

A Journal of Interesting Literatures and Interested Criticism 

A literary journal run out of Binghamton, New York, Wreck Park publishes original work in cultural studies, poetry, and the visual arts. The journal is committed both to critical-theoretical and historically engaged analysis, and it seeks work that contemplates in creative ways contemporary debates in and around the humanities. Contributions that tie together past and present, that resonate with our current social and political maelstrom, are especially encouraged. 

Plantationocene v. Anthropocene: Global South Perspectives

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:33am
Modern Languages Association (MLA 2020 in Seattle)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 18, 2019

Seeking paper abstracts for a special panel session on the theme of "the human" at the MLA conference in Seattle, WA on January 9-12, 2020. Each panelist will present a 15- to 20-minute paper that helps to theorize and contextualize current debates about the name, length, and roles of the human and the plantation in the formation of the present epoch. Open to any topic, especially papers on 19th-21st c. plantation literature from South Asia, Latin America, and Africa (but open to other regions and a broad interpretation of plantations as well). Please send a 250-word abstract, CV, and any queries to Dr. Isadora Wagner, West Point ( and Dr.

Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:18pm
University of Gdansk, University of Sao Paulo, Inmind Support
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019



Venue: Gdansk, Poland


Deadline for proposals:  28 February 2019


Contact email address:


Organizers/ Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk (Poland)

Professor Paulo Endo – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

InMind Support (Poland)



CFP: Postcolonialism, Postcommunism and Postmodernism 


Call for Journal Articles: Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 6:40am
Çankaya University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 31, 2019

Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, an open-access and peer reviewed international journal published by Çankaya University in Ankara, is currently accepting submissions of articles and book reviews for its forthcoming June issue.