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Publishing Power: Colonial Publication and American Identity

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:57am
A proposed Colonial and Federal Literature panel for the South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

2019 SAMLA Conference—Colonial and Federal Literature proposed panel


Atlanta, Georgia


November 8-10, 2019


“Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships”


In keeping with the SAMLA conference theme, “Languages: Power, Identity, Relationships,” this proposed panel welcomes proposals that explore constructions of, challenges to, and anxieties surrounding power in early America, before 1900, as well as the ways in which publication reinforced an iteration of an American identity or played a role in defining interpersonal or societal relationships.


Precarious Lives, Uncertain Futures: An International Conference

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:22pm
University of Rome Tor Vergata
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Challenging Precarity:

A Global Network


Precarious Lives, Uncertain Futures:

An International Conference

University of Rome “Tor Vergata” - January 29-31, 2020

School of Engineering, Via del Politecnico 1, 00133, Rome


Universities Studying Slavery 2019 Fall Symposium “The Academy’s Original Sin”

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 1:33pm
University of Cincinnati/Xavier University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019

When: October 9-12, 2019 

Where: Xavier University & The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 

Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati are proud to co-sponsor the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) Fall 2019 Symposium, entitled “The Academy’s Original Sin.” USS is a multi-institutional collaborative effort working to address historical and contemporary issues dealing with race and inequality in higher education and university communities, and the complicated legacies of slavery in modern American society.  

Brexit Wounds: Loving/Leaving the EU

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 4:14pm
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 6, 2019

CFP Special Journal Edition 

Brexit Wounds: Cultural responses to Leaving the EU  



Dr Eleanor Byrne, Senior Lecturer in English, Manchester Met

Dr Fionna Barber, Reader in Art History, Manchester School of Art


SAMLA Special Session: Big Books: Why Bother?

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:05pm
Dr. Benjamin Bergholtz/ Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 27, 2019


South Atlantic Modern Language Association; November 8-10, 2019; Atlanta, Georgia; Special Session

Citation Two-Day International Conference

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:47am
School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 13, 2019

Keynote speakers:
Anselm Franke, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin
Catherine Grant, Birkbeck, University of London

Conference Date:  7 & 8 November 2019

Citation is the 2019 edition of the European Artistic Research Network (EARN) conference. During it we will explore the pluralised viewpoint that our contemporary critical methods demand, addressing the ways in which artist-researchers or curatorial practices take positions on or emphasise shifting patterns of coexistent temporalities within the historical, social, political and economic contexts of contemporary visual culture. Contributions will address questions such as:

4th International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation: Exploring Cultural Intersections

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 4:48am
Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Conference Description

The conference will focus on the dynamics of culture and its representations in the fields of Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation. It aims to emphasize cultural intersections and explore ways in which such intersections could be conceptualized, critiqued or disrupted and ultimately reconstructed. We invite contributions on the theoretical and analytical frameworks that examine cultural intersections, as well as those which explore the practical and pedagogical implications of such intersections.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

Prof. (Emeritus) Alister Cumming (University of Toronto, Canada) - Language

Conrad and Power

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:32am
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 91)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

Conrad and Power.  Affiliated session; traditional format.

Conrad and Power: The panel organizers are especially interested in 15-20 minute papers on power in any aspect of Joseph Conrad’s life and works. Proposals addressing the broader elements of the conference theme or on any Conradian theme in multimedia contexts are also welcome. By May 10, please submit an abstract of 350 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Professor Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, at
Secretary: Dr. Reena Thomas

Intellectuals Across Borders: Writers, Artists, Activists

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:55am
University of Münster, Germany and University of Lisbon, Portugal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 15, 2019

Across Europe, the critical engagement with the history of colonialism and its significant ongoing legacies has gained purchase – not least because of the critique, pressure, and demands of postcolonial intellectuals from, or with ties to, Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia. Matters of postcolonial justice, such as reparations to former European colonies, the restitution of human remains and cultural artefacts, and calls for the removal of national symbols and monuments that reproduce racist ideology have gained increased public attention in recent years.