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Conversations in Literature

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:37am
African American Literature/ SCMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

We are interested in reading your abstract of 500 words or less surronding A.A. Literature, Culture and the Experience.  The topic is open! We look forward to reading your submissions. 

This year the  SCMLA will host this event  on October 11-14 in San Antonio, TX!

Please submit your abstracts to:


Christel Woods


Stewart Habig

Deadline extended -- Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference (April 12-14 2018)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:02pm
The Center for the Study of Sexual Culture, University of California, Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Ev’ry Body, This Time: A Sexuality Studies Conference

 (Deadline extended!)

A conference free and open to the public hosted by the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture

University of California, Berkeley

April 12-14, 2018 at Sutardja Dai Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus

Berkeley, California

For most recently updated information please visit

The extended submission deadline is Feb 28, 2018, with rolling decisions announced.


Conference Description


Deadline Extended! Environmental Remediation: Genre, Visibility, and Ecological Crisis in African Literatures (Panel CFP)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 4:21pm
Katherine Hummel / African Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 12, 2018

Remediation has emerged as a keyword in both new media studies and sustainability discourses. While Bolter and Grusin define it in terms of repurposing old media in new forms, Leerom Medovoi traces its ethically promising, yet politically empty rhetoric for environmentalism. Further, Medovoi asserts these dual definitions of remediation converge in Global South ecologies, many of which remain marginalized by mainstream coverage of environmental crises due to their non-spectacular exposure to what Rob Nixon terms “slow violence.” Whereas Medovoi studies ongoing pollution in the Niger Delta, this panel pursues the formal and environmental definitions of remediation as they emerge in African literatures and intersect with new/multi-media more broadly.

CFP for Postcolonial Interventions, Vol. III, Issue 2, June 2018

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:05pm
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018


'This world was unified, first of all, by a common purpose: to provide the corrective of laughter and criticism to all existing straightforward genres, languages, styles, voices, to force men to experience beneath these categories a different and contradictory reality that is otherwise not captured in them.'

                                                                                                                                                                            "From the prehistory of novelistic discourse", Bakhtin

Postcolonial British Generations - deadline extended

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:54am
in esse: English Studies in Albania (journal)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 4, 2018

Postcolonial British Generations



“My name is Karim Amir, and I am an Englishman born and bred, almost.
I am often considered to be a funny kind of Englishman,
a new breed as it were,
having emerged from two old histories.”

(Hanif Kureishi: The Buddha of Suburbia)


Ecotones 4 Kolkata

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:02pm
Nalini Mohabir / Concordia University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018




Ecotones: Encounters, Crossings, and Communities



Ecotones 4 - Partitions and Borders

at Jadavpur University and West Bengal State University

December 12-15, 2018


in partnership with

Concordia University (Montreal, Canada), EMMA (Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3)

& MIGRINTER (CNRS-Université de Poitiers)


Marxism & (Bio)politics

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Marxist Reading Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018


The Twentieth Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

Keynote Speakers: Christopher Breu, Tru Leverette, and Alexander Weheliye

22-24 March 2018

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The Global South After 2010: Epistemologies of Militarization

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:06pm
Duke University Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Global South After 2010: Epistemologies of Militarization

Duke University , April 12-13th, 2018


Matter(s) of Fact

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:12pm
Western University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 14, 2018

                                                                                                     DEADLINE EXTENDED: JANUARY 14, 2018

Matter(s) of Fact

20th Annual Graduate Student Conference presented by the Graduate Programs in Comparative Literature, Hispanic Studies, and Theory & Criticism at Western University

March 15-17, 2018


Abstract submission deadline: January 14, 2018