category: postcolonial

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

Graduate-Undergraduate Colloquium: TRANSFORMATIONS - May 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
World Languages and Literatures
Graduate Student Colloquium
May 10, 2014
TRANSFORMATIONS
Current trends in Literature, Linguistics, Language Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

[UPDATE] CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - Women's Lives Around the World Encyclopedia

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Barbour, Oregon State University
contact email: 
Nancy.Barbour@oregonstate.edu

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS – Edited Volume on Women’s Lives Around the World
Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia
Volume 4: Europe
Editor: Nancy Barbour, MAIS

Imperialism in/and the South (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu and srountree3@gsu.edu

How and where does an American and/or U.S. (neo)imperialist logic map onto southern spaces? Given that recent critical work has considered the U.S.

3RD SMC MEDIA AND CULTURE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 12 – 14 August, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. James Tar Tsaaior, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
contact email: 
jtsaaior@smc.edu.ng

Theme: Nigeria’s Centenary 1914 - 2014: Media, Culture and the Re/Invention of a Postcolonial Nation-State

Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts. 30-31 July 2014, UCD, Ireland

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE UKI (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland)
contact email: 
locatingecocriticism@gmail.com

ASLE-UKI Postgraduate Conference, 30-31 July 2014, University College Dublin

'Locating Ecocriticism: Systems, Methodologies, Contexts'

Confirmed Keynote Addresses:

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia : From the Colonial to the Postcolonial, Oxford, 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lipika Kamra and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
progresssouthasia2014@gmail.com

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia: From the Colonial to the Postcolonial is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop to be held in collaboration with the Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster on th

Call for contributions; Issue 2, Volume 7. Narratives of Journey, Belonging and New Identities: Understanding Indian Diaspora(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Literophile Journal
contact email: 
literophile@gmail.com

In the past few decades, various discourses have been generated with regard to the types of migration that taken place, and the multiplicity of responses to these types of relocation.

Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

“It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W.

Special Issue on Roger Casement [Deadline: May 15th, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
submissions@breac.org

Roger Casement (1864-1916) was, and remains, one of the most striking and cosmopolitan of Irish nationalists.

"English Renaissance Literature," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Mendoza/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kirsten.n.mendoza@vanderbilt.edu

This session invites papers that address any aspect of English Renaissance literature to be delivered at the sixty-eighth annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 9-11, 2014.

International Conference 'Representations of Violence and Ethics in Ibero-American Cultures'

full name / name of organization: 
SPLAS_University of Manchester
contact email: 
conference.rveiac@gmail.com

Conference to be held on Friday 9th May 2014 at the University of Manchester (United Kingdom).

Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

ALLEGORIES OF IMPERIALISM: BARBARIANS AND WORLD CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang (Kaohsiung Medical Univ); Asun López-Varela (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com; alopezva@ucm.es

Inverting imperialist rhetoric, Oswald de Andrade’s Manifesto Antropófago (1929) used metaphors of primitivism and cannibalism in his assertion of Brazil’s identity versus European postcolonial c

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) Call for Abstracts (Research Papers), deadline 28th February,

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (Interntional Journal of Travel Writing) - www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
submissions@coldnoon.com; coldnoonquarterly@gmail.com

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
ISSN 2278-9642
E-ISSN 2278-9650
www.coldnoon.com

**EXTENDED DEADLINE** Revolution and Evolution, BCLA Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
evolution.and.revolution2014@gmail.com

The University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association invite postgraduates to submit abstracts for an interdisciplinary conference.

"Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving"

full name / name of organization: 
Archival Science
contact email: 
benjamin.alexander@qc.cuny.edu and a.flinn@ucl.ac.uk

Archival Science

Call for Papers

Special Issue on ‘Archiving Activism and Activist Archiving’

Guest Editors:
Ben Alexander, Queens College, City University of New York

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings” ( MLA Convention, January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

"Negotiating Sites of Memory in Langston Hughes’s Writings”

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
a.weselinski@uw.edu.pl

The editors of Anglica: An International Journal of English Studies, a peer-reviewed annual print journal published by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, invite submissions for Vo

CFP for Scholarly Articles - Mediation and Conjunction: The Restless Middle [April 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Review-St John's University
contact email: 
phillip.grayson13@stjohns.edu

The Humanities Review seeks to analyze the ways in which disparate dialectical poles (such as Nature and Culture) are mediated, and in which disparate fields of knowledge conjoin.

Contemporary Fiction and the Wild, Wild Future (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aaron DeRosa
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu

Since the Cold War, the West has undergone significant changes in its perception of the future, from Fukuyama’s “End of History” to DeLillo’s “In the Ruins of the Future.” For instance, af

CfP. The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to The Second Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’ to be held in Pisa, Italy

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Nature strikes back! Genres of revenge in the anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Matthews and Catherine Simpson/Australian Humanities Review
contact email: 
nicole.matthews@mq.edu.au

Nature strikes back! Genres of revenge in the anthropocene - extension of submission deadline

Special issue of "Australian Humanities Review", due for publication 2014

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscap

Authority and Its Discourses [UPDATE] Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten/University of Boumerdès
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Call for Papers
Authority and Its Discourses
International Conference
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Boumerdès
October 19-21, 2014

[UPDATE] Cultural Cross-Currents in the Indian Ocean

full name / name of organization: 
Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK
contact email: 
rob.spence@edgehill.ac.uk

Cultural Cross-Currents in the Indian Ocean

Confirmed speakers:
John McLeod, Professor of Postcolonial and Diaspora Literatures at the University of Leeds;

"Elsewheres," JMMLA (Spring 2015): 3/15/14 (queries); 9/15/14 (essays)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.arthur@rockhurst.edu

The editors of JMMLA seek essays about the literat

[UPDATE] Gothic and Uncanny Explorations, 10-12 Sept. 2014 (Proposal deadline 15 April)

full name / name of organization: 
Karlstad University, Sweden
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, sofia.wijkmark@kau.se

Gothic and Uncanny Explorations

An interdisciplinary international conference

Wednesday 10 September – Friday 12 September 2014

Karlstad University, Sweden

Second Call for Papers

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 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.
Call for Presentations:

The Contours of Algorithmic Life

full name / name of organization: 
Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at UC Davis
contact email: 
algorithmiclife@gmail.com

The Mellon Research Initiative in Digital Cultures at the University of California, Davis is proud to sponsor a conference on The Contours of Algorithmic Life.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

TRANSFORMATIONS - Current trends in literature, linguistics, language pedagogy and cultural studies May 10th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University - Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

The Department of World Languages & Literatures at Portland State University is proud to invite graduate students of foreign languages to present on their scholarly research.

Syndicate content