category: postcolonial

CFP: European Writers in Exile; Edited Collection; Abstracts 12/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

[REMINDER] CfP: Special Issue "Across Currents: Connections between Atlantic and (Trans)Pacific Studies" (abstracts due Dec 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jens Temmen, Nicole Poppenhagen // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
contact email: 
transpacific@uni-potsdam.de

Call for Papers // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
Routledge, UK: www.tandfonline.com/rjas

Revista "CENTROAMERICANA"

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITA' CATTOLICA DEL SACRO CUORE
contact email: 
dip.linguestraniere@unicatt.it

Está abierta la convocatoria para el N° 25.2/2015 de "Centroamericana".

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

Gothic Studies Bloggers Needed (November-December 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ben.e.noad@gmail.com; t.bicakci@lancaster.ac.uk; winterc@uvic.ca

The International Gothic Association is looking for vibrant postgraduate or early-career academics to voice their dark arts researches to a wide ranging and dynamic community of leading Gothic scholar

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.

Global Fantastika: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual Fantastika Conference
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

“Fantastika”, coined by John Clute, is an umbrella term which incorporates the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror, but can also include alternative histories, steampunk, young adult fi

CFP: Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold. Abstracts due 8 Jan 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Una McCormack and Dr. Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu; una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.

Disability and Shakespearean Theatre Symposium, 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow / British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
disabilityandshakespeare@gmail.com

Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ

9.45am-5pm, Wednesday 20th April 2016
Attendance: £25 full, £15 concession, free for BSA members

[UPDATE] Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, March 10-12, 2016

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 1, 2015.

Louisiana/French Antilles: A shared space-time

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandre Leupin / Center for French and Francophone Studies
contact email: 
frleup@lsu.edu

Louisiana/French Antilles: A shared space-time
A transdisciplinary colloquium
1st week of November 2016

CFP: CRITIQUING HUMANISM Vol 3. No. 1 (Deadline April 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE (3/3/16; deadline: 12/1/15)

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

call for journal articles/book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Winter Issue [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/15/15 21st Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Abstraction

full name / name of organization: 
UC Irvine Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
abstractionconference@gmail.com

CFP: “Abstraction”, March 11th-12th 2016

abstractionconference.blogspot.com

[UPDATE] 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.

Folk and Indigenous Religions in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Religion and Literature Society
contact email: 
rlh137@case.edu

The American Religion and Literature Society, affiliated with the American Literature Association, invites papers exploring how folk and indigenous religious traditions serve to unsettle or redefine c

Culture and Contact, February 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

The EGSA of UNC Charlotte announces its sixteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, one of the largest graduate conferences in the southeast.

Rural Freaks: Marginalization, Liminality, and Queerness in Rural Spaces February 18-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University Women and Gender Studies/ASU Feminist Union
contact email: 
ruralfreaksconference@gmail.com

Rural Freaks: Marginalization, Liminality, and Queerness in Rural Spaces
February 18-20, 2016
Keynote Address: Dr. J. Jack Halberstam
contact email:
ruralfreaksconference@gmail.com

CDE Conference 2016 – CFP: “Theater and Mobility”

full name / name of organization: 
The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English
contact email: 
kerstin.schmidt@ku.de / nathalie.aghoro@ku.de

25th Annual CDE Conference, Eichstätt, 26-29 May 2016

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities (April 23, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

The Invisible Bear, Volume Two; deadline: December 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Invisible Bear
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

Our call for submissions is now OPEN. We are currently accepting visual art and poetry submissions for our next issue from September, 18, 2015 to December 1st, 2015.

Submission Guidelines:

CFP: Monstrous Impositions (March 4-6, 2016, Montreal, Quebec) -- deadline January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium Committee
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@gmail.com

“Monsters die out when the collective imagination no longer needs them.” — Glen Duncan

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

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, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: WSQ AT SEA Issue (Due March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Gordon-Zolov
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

WSQ Call for Papers: Special Issue
AT SEA

Guest editor: Terri Gordon-Zolov, The New School

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

Children’s Literature from New Zealand, Australia and Oceania

full name / name of organization: 
International Board of Books for Young People
contact email: 
bjorn.sundmark@mah.se

Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature invites contributions for a special issue exploring Children’s Literature from New Zealand, Australia and Oceania.

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

CFP: Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

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