category: postcolonial

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.

French Women writing science fiction. Quelle vision à-venir ? RMMLA October 2014 Boise, Idaho

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA - Women in French session
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

This session proposes to explore and discuss science fiction by French and Francophone women authors, through all issues present in texts (novels or short stories): hybrid bodies, network connections,

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

[UPDATE] TWO CHAPTERS NEEDED: 'Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon'

full name / name of organization: 
Linnie Blake, Xavier Aldana Reyes (Manchester Metropolitan University)
contact email: 
X.Aldana-Reyes@mmu.ac.uk & l.blake@mmu.ac.uk

Digital Nightmares: Wired Ghosts, CCTV Horror and the Found Footage Phenomenon, ed. by Linnie Blake and Xavier Aldana Reyes. Publisher IB Tauris

Minetta Review is accepting submissions!

full name / name of organization: 
Minetta Review
contact email: 
minettasubmit@gmail.com

The Minetta Review is a literary and arts publication managed by undergraduate students at New York University.

March 28, 2014 - Impression and Object: a Conference on Critical Theory - Deadline Extended to February 14 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
GCCompLitConf@gmail.com

Impression and Object
A Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speaker:
Joshua Landy (Stanford University)

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Special issue of 'Adaptation' - 'Adapting Australia'. Deadline for 5000 word articles is 1 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Imelda Whelehan Co-editor 'Adaptation' (Oxford University Press
contact email: 
imelda.whelehan@utas.edu.au

We encourage submission of articles for a special issue of the peer-reviewed journal Adaptation (Oxford University Press), jointly edited by Ken Gelder (University of Melbourne) and Imelda Whelehan (U

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

Philologist - journal of language, literary and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Samuel Beckett AND... Panel/ SAMLA Conference Nov. 7-9, 2014/ Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
The Samuel Beckett Society/ South Atlantic MLA Conference
contact email: 
graf@rmu.edu

The South Atlantic MLA Conference, November 7-9, 2014
Marriott Atlanta Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

War and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for publication in a special issue entitled War and Life Writing. Ed. Louise O. Vasvari and I-Chun Wang.

[UPDATE] Transmission: An International Hari Kunzru Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey, with support from Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transmissionconference2014@gmail.com

Q&A with Hari Kunzru at Birkbeck, University of London, Friday 20th June 2014

International conference dedicated to the writing of Hari Kunzru, University of Surrey, 21st June 2014

Deadline Extended: Graduate Conference: Transports// 4-5 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
brown.equinoxes@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

TRANSPORTS

April 4-5, 2014 | Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' call for submission for June 2014 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Muse-An International Journal of Poetry
contact email: 
themuseindia@gmail.com

'The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry ISSN 2249 –2178 ' calls for submission for June 2014 issue issue (www.themuse.webs.com)

Submission guidelines

Voices That Build The Americas/November 13-15, 2014/Keynote Giannina Braschi

full name / name of organization: 
Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles/University of Rouen
contact email: 
jose.hanai@univ-rouen.fr

International conference organized by ERIAC (Equipe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Aires Culturelles) on the subject of AMERICANNESS, entitled "History, Fiction, Representations: The Voices

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

EGSO Conference: Transaction [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speakers: Anna McCarthy (NYU) and Myung Mi Kim (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

CLUS 3: "Poetic Praxis: Lyric and Social Engagement" 05-31-2014

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Symposium
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: March 1st

The Precarious Alliance: "Energy in Transition" (April 2-4, 2014 @ Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Precarious Alliance: A Sustainability Symposium: "Energy in Transition"
contact email: 
Michael.Stamps@delval.edu

Delaware Valley College (Doylestown, PA) presents
The Precarious Alliance: Energy in Transition
April 2–4, 2014

FINAL CALL "Pushing Form: Innovation and Interconnection in Contemporary European Performance"

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
charlotte.mcivor@nuigalway.ie; siobhanmogorman@gmail.com; miriamhaughton@hotmail.com;

European and Western performance discourse historically has often presumed a hegemonic and majority white field of practice despite an increasingly diverse European population.

Modernist Studies Association: Nov. 6-9, 2014 / Pittsburgh, PA, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
grogers@pitt.edu

The annual conference of the Modernist Studies Association will be held at the historic Omni William Penn hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-9, 2014.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

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