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UPDATE: Postcolonial Representation[s] and the U.S. (grad) (3/16/07; 5/12/07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:01pm
Caroline Kyungah Hong

**The deadline was been extended to March 16, 2007 (from February 23,

CFP: Postcolonial Representation[s] and the U.S . (grad) [3/16/07; 5/12/07]
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Centennial House, University of California, Santa Barbara

Keynote Speaker: Bishnupriya Ghosh, Professor of English, UC Santa
Barbara (biography below)

CFP: Writing Empires I and II (3/18/07; MLA '07)

Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:00pm
Kurt Koenigsberger

Call for papers: The Society for Critical Exchange, an Affiliate
organization of the Modern Language Association, is sponsoring two sessions
at the 2007 MLA in Chicago.

Writing Empires I: Composition and the Expansion of English
Writing programs as "empire-building" enterprises for English studies;
movements toward independence of writing programs from English programs;
WAC/WID as resituating English studies.

Writing Empires II: Writing Histories and Theories
Technologies, practices, and pedagogies of writing in the histories of
19th- and 20th-century imperialism, anti-imperial movements, and globalization.

Abstracts and brief bio to by 18 March.

UPDATE: Literature for Europe (Sweden) (3/16/07; 5/12/07-5/16/07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 10:54pm
Corinne Wininger - Le Moal



ESF-LiU Conference

Literature for Europe: European Identities and European Literature in a =
Globalizing World

Vadstena Klosterhotell, Sweden
12-16 May 2007

Chaired by: Theo L. D'haen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BE)



Dear Sir or Madam,


We are pleased to inform you that the closing date for application has =
exceptionally been postponed to the 16th of March 2007.=20


CFP: Caribbean American Women Writers (3/17/07; MLA '07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 9:05pm

Call for papers for

The Modern Language Association Annual Convention 2007
27-30 December 2007

Deadline: 17 March 2007
Special Session: Caribbean American Women Writers
Abstracts are invited for presentations on novels written by women of (Anglo=
, Franco, Hispanic) Caribbean descent. How so these women rewrite, revise, r=
etell the histories of these nations?=20
Please send 1-page abstracts.
Thank you,
Vanessa K. Vald=C3=A9s
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

CFP: Globalization and Popular Culture (4/30/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
Brian Ekdale

Globalization and Popular Culture
MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
Oct. 12-14, 2007
Kansas City, Missouri

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2007

The Globalization area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association invites
papers/panels on theoretical, historical and practical approaches to the
intersection of cultures, postcolonial studies, national cinema,
international and transnational media studies and any other topic related t=
popular culture on the global stage. The conference will be held at the
Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas City in the center of Kansas City, Missouri
the weekend of October 12-14, 2007.

CFP: Experiences in Post/Colonial Education Systems in Afr. Literature (3/15/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Walt Collins

Call for Papers: Papers dealing with Experiences in Post/Colonial
Education Systems as depicted in literature are sought for the
Literatures of Africa and the Diaspora regular session at the South
Atlantic Modern Language Association which will meet in Atlanta, GA on
Nov. 9-11, 2007.

Papers might include childhood experiences through experiences in
higher education and might make use of any number of theoretical

The deadline for 250-word proposals is March 15, 2007.

Please send inquiries and proposals electronically to:

Dr. Walter Collins, session coordinator
Assistant Professor of French and English

CFP: Australian Studies Project (6/30/07; collection)

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Nathanael O'reilly

CFP: Australian Studies Project (06/30/07)
Editors: Nathanael O'Reilly, Jean-François Vernay, Robyn Walton
Australian Studies project: A collection of international perspectives on fear and protection related topics within the scope of Australian Studies for an essay collection with the working title Protect Australia Fair: International Perspectives on Australian Culture.