category: postcolonial

MPCA- Southern Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 1-4, 2015 (deadline: April 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

Papers and panel proposals focused around the cultural framing or representation (in comics, film, literature, religious and medical practices, etc.) of birth or the birthing process are welcome.

PAMLA 2015 (11/6-11/8): Melodramatic Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
William Arighi
contact email: 
warighi@uw.edu

In literature, film, television, and comics, melodrama is one of the most popular modes across cultures and countries.

British Literature and Culture: 20th and 21st Century (PAMLA Standing Session, Nov 6-8, 2015) Deadline May 15th

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
aburgin@u.washington.edu

This standing session welcomes proposals in any area of 20th and 21st century British literature and culture.

Call for Peer Reviewers- peer reviewed Journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

If you don’t have time or an article to submit, perhaps you have the time to spare to be a peer reviewer?

REOPENED: The[?] Archive- special edition of the journal Critical Survey

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Network for Theory of History (INTH)
contact email: 
theoryofhistory@gmail.com

‘The Practical Past: on the advantages and disadvantages of history for life’ (Ouro Preto: August 23-26, 2016)

CFP: Peace, War, and Literature 10/29-10/31 Wright State University

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Strombeck, Wright State University
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

Invited are papers that address any aspect of literature and conflict, literature and war, literature and peace, or that address work by any of the following authors:

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Conference - Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century, 24-25 Sept 15 (deadline: 28 June)

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Bloomsbury C21 Writings Annual International Conference 2015

Writing And Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century
24-25 September 2015, University of Brighton, UK

critical essays on Chitra Divakaruni; abstract due April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amritjit Singh and Samina Najmi
contact email: 
sangha@ohio.edu, snajmi@csufresno.edu

We seek contributions to a collection of critical essays on the work of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

UPDATE (date of event): Cosmopolitanism/Women Writers/Biography

full name / name of organization: 
University of Queensland
contact email: 
jessica.gildersleeve@usq.edu.au

Symposium: 13-14 July 2015, University of Queensland, Australia

CFP - Philament 21: Terror Australis

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge, University of Sydney
contact email: 
christopher.rudge@sydney.edu.au

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions from postgraduate students and early-career scholars (maximum five years

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Symposium: “Transforming Contagion”
Location: Arizona State University’s West campus (Phoenix, AZ) Date: Friday, October 23, 2015

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

full name / name of organization: 
Chris GoGwilt and Melanie Holm
contact email: 
holm.melanie@gmail.com

Mocking Bird Technologies: the Poetics of Parroting, Mimicry, and Other Starling Tropes

Editors: Melanie Holm (holm.melanie@gmail.com) & Chris GoGwilt (gogwilt@fordham.edu)

Call for papers:

Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts: May 29, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Essay Collection - Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Runia
contact email: 
rrunia@xula.edu

The editor of Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830 seeks essays that explore how new methods, materials, and opportunities in eighteenth-century studies have transformed scholarship and shifte

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

British Literature and Culture: Long-Eighteenth Century (PAMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vab@gwmail.gwu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

Asia and the Historical Imagination: A Workshop (Singapore). Extended deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Lehigh Valley Vanguard-Open-access Journal-Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for papers

Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos, 27-29 August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lilya Kaganovsky, Scott MacKenzie, Anna Westerstahl Stenport
contact email: 
arcticdocumentary@gmail.com

Arctic Cinemas and the Documentary Ethos seeks to counteract pervasive mythologies of the Arctic as a blank space or desolate end of the world.

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

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

CFP: The Child in Popular Culture

Antae Call for Papers on BOREDOM (deadline 30th June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Antae Journal (University of Malta)
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Boredom

https://malta.academia.edu/AntaeJournal/Papers

https://www.facebook.com/antaejournal

‘There’s little left but to be bored or bore.’

(UPDATE) THE VICTORIAN LITERARY JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
THE VICTORIAN, MELIKSAH UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

In May 2015, a new edition of THE VICTORIAN will appear. Please send along your articles and reviews for consideration.

[UPDATE] ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015 - Proposals by 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association / Associaton for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Regular Paper Submission:

Edited Collection: Modernism in the Green (Abstract Deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel and Margaret Konkol / Baylor University and New College of Florida
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 5: MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

The Practice of (in)Visibility: 4th International Critical Studies Research Group Conference, 25th and 26th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Studies Research Group, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
a.rajala@brighton.ac.uk

When politics, arts, history, ethics or philosophy are judged by their ability to disrupt what is visible and sayable, is there a danger that the potential political efficacy in remaining hidden is ig

[UPDATE, Keynotes added] THE REAL AND THE INTERMEDIAL, Oct 23-24, 2015 (deadline May 25) Film and Media Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
contact email: 
2015.real.intermedial@gmail.com

Following up on the themes introduced in our previous conferences dedicated to "film in the post-media age", the "cinema of sensations", "rethinking intermediality in the digital age", and "figuration

International Conference: Vulnerabilty 8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
E. A. CLIMAS, Bordeaux Montaigne University, FRANCE
contact email: 
antolin.pascale@orange.fr

Etymologically, vulnerability refers to a “wound” (from the Latin vulnus, vulneris). Somebody is said to be vulnerable when they have been wounded, injured, hurt or harmed.

Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
cog8088@uni.sydney.edu.au

We are looking for papers for our volume 'Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday'.

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