category: postcolonial

[UPDATE] REMINDER: Writing South Africa Now - CfP Deadline 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
University of York in association with University of Cambridge
contact email: 
writingsouthafricanow@gmail.com

**REMINDER**

Writing South Africa Now: Twenty Years On
University of York in association with University of Cambridge
CfP Deadline: 15 April 2014

International Conference: Language, Literature, and Ecoculture -- 23-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

Language, Literature and Ecoculture
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
23-25 July 2014

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

CALL FOR ARTICLES ON RADICALISM

full name / name of organization: 
JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism-a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press-announces a call for articles and reviews for our tenth year of issues.

The Aesthetics of Human Trafficking - SAMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barberan Reinares (CUNY)
contact email: 
m_laura.barberan@bcc.cuny.edu

SAMLA 2014: The Aesthetics of Human Trafficking

Journals and Collections of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Out of Many
contact email: 
OutOfMany2015@Gmail.com

Great Stories Needed: Edited Prose Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction and Fiction

CALL FOR PAPERS: NATIVE RESPONSES TO THE ‘SUBALTERN’: VOICES FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA (DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: APRIL 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. (Mrs.) Indu Swami Department of English, Assam University:: Diphu Campus (A Central University), Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglog, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

The term “Subaltern” is related to the hegemonic power dynamics of the world.

[UPDATE] Screening War

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
info@diffractions.net

Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

Issue 3 | September 2014

Screening War

Deadline for submissions: May 15 2014

15 September 2014--Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by graduate students in the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc. We currently seek scholarly papers to include in the publication.

Pop Culture in Context

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will also feature a section of papers devoted to popular culture and its contexts. Papers submitted to “Pop Culture in Context” should explore the ways in which popular culture circulates within texts, replicates itself through texts, or creates and shapes its own contexts through texts. A “text” may be visual or cultural; it need not be strictly literary. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• Is popular culture primarily subversive or conservative?
• In what ways do the concerns of popular novels, graphic novels, films, music, and television series intersect with those of more canonical literary works?
• How are issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality explored and represented in popular contexts?
• To what degree is an understanding of how popular culture functions becoming an intrinsic part of our studies of anthropology, economics, history, literature, political science, sociology, art, culture, etc.?

“The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future”: Selected Papers

Once again, our Fall/Winter issue will feature selected papers from Southern Connecticut State University’s Annual Graduate Conference. Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will highlight selected papers from the April 26, 2014, conference, “The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future.”

Book Reviews

We are seeking book reviews of scholarly texts that have been published within the past two years (2012 to present). Reviews should be no more than 1,000 words and should conform to the MLA guidelines listed below.

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline for our Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue will be September 15, 2014.

Please send submissions electronically to textincontext.southernct@gmail.com as MS Word email attachments, indicating in the body of the email to which section you are submitting your paper. Our editorial board employs anonymous peer review in its selection process; thus, author name and contact information should appear in a separate file and not in the manuscript itself.

Submissions should be no longer than 2,500 words in length, set in 12pt, Palatino font, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and adhere to 2009 MLA style. All submissions must be the author’s original thought and therefore must include a complete works cited page also in MLA format. Please also include a short abstract and third-person author bio, no more than 150 words each.

If figures, illustrations, and/or video clips accompany the submission, please present them in separate files. The author has sole responsibility for any copyright permissions and fees.

Requirements

Authors must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study at an accredited university. Submissions must be previously unpublished, but the author retains future publishing rights.

Editorial Board

Chelsea Dodds
Jennifer Garcia
Nicole Lowman
Andrew Phelps
Katie Sutton

Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
LEBDAI
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr

Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts

March 25-26 (Le Mans), March 27 (Angers), 2015

Journal of Irish Migration Studies in Latin America Special Issue - Deadline: 30 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
lizarra@usp.br

Travel Writing: Encounters within and through Irish and Latin American spaces
Deadline for articles: September 30th, 2014

CFP Special Issue: Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (July 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Ioana Luca
contact email: 
Claudia.Sadowski-Smith@asu.edu, ioana.luca@ntnu.edu.tw

Special Issue: Literatures of the Post-Socialist European Diaspora in the United States (July 31, 2014)

Theorising the Popular fifth international conference

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool Hope University
contact email: 
millerj@hope.ac.uk

Liverpool Hope University,
July 30th-July 1st 2014

[UPDATE] (Post)Graduate Travel Grants available for DNS Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV ‘Ideas and Enlightenment’

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

The 15th David Nichol Smith Seminar organizing committee is pleased to announce that they will be able to offer a limited number of travel grants to expand postgraduate participation in the 2014 ‘Id

Indigenous Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Call for Papers

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Indianapolis, IN, Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014.

[UPDATE] British Culture after 9/11, Teesside University, 27 June 2014, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 28 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Rehana Ahmed / Teesside University
contact email: 
after911@tees.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
*DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 28 APRIL*

British Culture after 9/11

Teesside University (Darlington Campus)
Friday 27 June 2014

Keynote Speakers:

[update] Submission deadline extended to May 15; Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters
Interdisciplinary Summer Conference
Call for Presentations:

Sea Narratives: call for essay contributions

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
C.E.mathieson@warwick.ac.uk

Set in the wider context of a turn towards space and mobility, studies of the sea have come to take increasing prominence in the humanities and social sciences.

[UPDATE} The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

EXTENDED and FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000
July 1-4 2014
University of Sydney

http://novelnetwork.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

English Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Swafford@fsmail.bradley.edu

112th Annual Conference - Riverside Convention Center, California
Friday, October 31 - Sunday, November 2, 2014

English Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century

Presiding Officer:

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

Representing Alterity in Society in Crisis: the construction and representation of the Other in society and in texts 28-31.07.14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Linguistic and Cultural Communication, University of Genoa, Italy
contact email: 
j.douthw@virgilio.it, elizurru@gmail.com, dfvirdis@gmail.com

Despite claims of progress being made in the removal of barriers to equal opportunity, the facts often belie the situation, since the creation and maintenance of Alterity continues to represent a mode

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014
Megan Feifer/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Contact email:
mfeife1@lsu.edu

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

« Ecritures plurielles de la Franco-Américanie d’aujourd’hui », atelier dirigé par Peggy Pacini (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

full name / name of organization: 
ACQS 19th Biennial Conference, Montréal, QC, 16-19 octobre 2014
contact email: 
peggypacini@free.fr /peggy.pacini@u-cergy.fr

Dans l'épilogue à son ouvrage Les Franco Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre : rêve et réalités, Roby en 2000 offre une conclusion à la fois réaliste et pessimiste de la situation en Franco-A

The 'Exotic' Body in 19th-century British Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Tiziana Morosetti/University of Oxford
contact email: 
rebedconference@gmail.com

THE ‘EXOTIC’ BODY IN 19TH-CENTURY BRITISH DRAMA

University of Oxford
Funded under the 2011 Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships scheme, European Commission

25-26 September 2014

GUST English Language and Literature (GELL) Second International Conference 21st-24th April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST)
contact email: 
elsherif.i@gust.edu.kw

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

UPDATED DEADLINE: Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

Reanimate Earth: Liminality and Communitas in Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 7-9, 2014)
contact email: 
rozellehl@montevallo.edu

Seeking out new growth in devastated spaces and optimism in the face of environmental despair, this panel will take on the task of enchanting readers with physical spaces in the U.S., Canada, and Lati

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Conversations with Tradition

La presencia italiana en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Zibaldone. Estudios Italianos de La Torre del Virrey
contact email: 
jperez@latorredelvirrey.es

La significativa presencia de viajeros e inmigrantes italianos en el continente americano durante los últimos doscientos años, especialmente relevante tanto desde el punto de vista histórico, como

APPROACHES TO TEACHING LITERATURE AND ENGLISH IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY, 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
editorapproachcfp@gmail.com

J.

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English April 28 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

Kazuo Ishiguro: New Perspectives (15th November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tokyo (Komaba)
contact email: 
ishiguroconference@gmail.com

This is the first international conference on Kazuo Ishiguro’s works to be hosted in Japan.

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