category: postcolonial

Intellectual Activism: Inaugural Issue of Postgraduate Journal Polyseme

full name / name of organization: 
Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

Women and Work in Literature - Proposals Due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

Call for Bloggers: International Gothic Association Postgrad Blog

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
lrk207@lehigh.edu

Call for Bloggers: International Gothic Association Postgraduate Blog

CFP: Speculative Materialism: Contexts and Paradigms for Ecological Engagement

full name / name of organization: 
Tamkang University
contact email: 
josephyu@mail.tku.edu.tw

The Sixth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse

Time: December 19-20, 2014
Venue: Tamkang University
151 Ying-chuan Road, Tamsui District, New Taipei City, Taiwan

The Sixth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
Tamkang University
contact email: 
josephyu@mail.tku.edu.tw

We take great pleasure in announcing the sixth Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourse, to be hosted by the English Department at Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taiwan, on December 19-20

CCHA: Southern Sensations and Sensibilities Oct. 30 - Nov.1 Tampa FL

full name / name of organization: 
The Community College Humanities Association, Southern Division
contact email: 
cchatampa@hccfl.edu

The Community College Humanities Association, Southern Division, invites proposals from faculty, graduate students and administrators on “Southern Sensations and Sensibilities.” The theme highligh

Modernism and the Child [MSA 16: Pittsburgh, PA: November 6-9]

full name / name of organization: 
Marcie Rovan
contact email: 
rovanm@duq.edu

Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, "Confluence and Division"
Nov. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
bmbaye@kent.edu

Department of Pan-African Studies to Hold Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference

What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance (ASAP)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Our collection, What Comes After Occupy? The Regional Politics of Resistance, is now under contract, and we are interested in possibly adding one or two additional essays.

[Update] Modernist Studies Association Conference, 6-9 November 2014; "Modernity, Contingency, Community" panel

full name / name of organization: 
Steph Brown/University of Arizona; Thomas Claviez/University of Bern
contact email: 
stephjaybrown@gmail.com

The Confluence and Division website poses the question “How can modernist practices, aesthetics, and formations be situated within or in relation to modernity’s energies, imagined as layers, struc

Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society, 4-6 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Perris, Classics Programme, Victoria University of Wellington (NZ)
contact email: 
simon.perris@vuw.ac.nz

Athens to Aotearoa: Greece and Rome in New Zealand Literature and Society
Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), 4-6 September 2014

Ethnography and American Culture in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1870-1920 - 19th May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Michael Collins, The University of Kent
contact email: 
ethnographyandamericanculture@kent.ac.uk

Plenary Lectures by Professors Nancy Bentley (University of Pennsylvania)
and Brad Evans (Rutgers, New Jersey)

MMLA 2014: The (Digital) Lives of Cities (Nov. 13-16) DUE MAY 31

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Digital Humanities Permanent Section
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) DNS 10-13 December 2014, proposals due 15 June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’
The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney

CFP: The Child Image

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of the child image, seeks submissions for the Spring 2014 issue (deadline April 2

The aesthetics and politics of contemporary women's life-writing in Canada and the US: multicultural perspectives; 07 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
molsza@wa.amu.edu.pl

UPDATE - Articles on various works/authors/aspects of World Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
THE INDIAN REVIEW OF WORLD LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
contact email: 
ganesanbalan@gmail.com

The Indian Review of World Literature in English

worldlitonline.net

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT) (Online ISSN 2347-2073)

Vol. III Issue II (April 2014)

Call for Submissions: Literary Undergraduate Research in English

full name / name of organization: 
LURe/University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lurejournal@gmail.com

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

Culrun 2014: “The Humanities, Conflict and Development in Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Redeemer's University, Ogun State, Nigeria
contact email: 
culrun2014@run.edu.ng

The College of Humanities of Redeemer’s University, a private university, in Redemption City, Ogun State, Nigeria, invites you to its first international conference which will hold from May 27th to

CLASH 2014: (Non)Belonging: (Re)Reading Identities [submission deadline June 30th]

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
mfratczak@wa.amu.edu.pl

(Non)Belonging: (Re)Reading Identities

Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań
5-6 December 2014

In cooperation with:

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference 2014, Riverside, CA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers considering the role and function of liminality, liminal personae, and liminal landscapes in works of American Literature.

Challenge Media Landscapes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE 2014
Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014
Venue: University of Salford, MediacityUK, Salford, Manchester.

[UPDATE] INDIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Indian Literature in Translation with reference to the following:

Call for Submissions - April 15, 2014 - Short Articles

full name / name of organization: 
US Editors / The New Union
contact email: 
editorsustnu@gmail.com

Call for Submissions: Issue 2

Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2), Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY, 13-15 November, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
contact email: 
asyras2015@uvigo.es

In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the Univers

CFP; James Hogg and His World 2015 Conference, University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
James Hogg Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca; hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com

Call for Papers
James Hogg and His World
Victoria College, University of Toronto (April 9 – 12, 2015)

Call for Submissions: Journal of Narrative Theory, "Consensual Empires," 6/1/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Natasa Kovacevic, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
nkovacev@emich.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Consensual Empires.”

Mothers, Mothering, and Motherhood in Literature Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Oct 22-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement
contact email: 
aoreilly@yorku.ca; lpodniek@ryerson.ca

In 1976, Adrienne Rich broke new ground with her text Of Woman Born, in which she challenged scholars to confront their tendency to avoid discussions of motherhood, observing: “We know more about th

British Culture after 9/11, 27 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rehana Ahmed / Teesside University, UK
contact email: 
after911@tees.ac.uk

*Deadline for proposals: 31 March*

British Culture after 9/11

Teesside University (Darlington Campus)
Friday 27 June 2014

Keynote Speakers:
Dr Claire Chambers (University of York)

Utopia and Nonviolence: 15th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. Prague, 2–5 July 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
USS2014@ff.cuni.cz

The special focus of the 2014 conference of The Utopian Studies Society is nonviolence and its relationship to utopianism. Our politics and culture are built around violence and war.

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